Custodian (Full-Time)

Building Services

Openings: 1


Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time Custodian position. This position is Monday-Friday, 5:00am-1:00pm.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minn., that prepares 2,400 undergraduates for lives of leadership, service, and lifelong learning. Fully accredited and known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and is internationally recognized for its annual Nobel Conference.

A  Custodian has the primary function of providing Janitorial services at the academic, administrative, athletics, auxiliary, dormitory, and religious buildings of the College. A Custodian works under the supervision of a Building Services Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs regular and thorough cleaning of various buildings and space types. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, waxes, and polishes floor surfaces; cleans and shampoos carpets; operates various cleaning machines.

  • Cleans and dusts furniture and fixtures; shampoos upholstered furniture; washes walls; cleans glass and mirrors; removes and hangs drapes. Empties and cleans trash receptacles and recycling bins.

  • Scrubs, cleans, and sanitizes restrooms, shower facilities, and food service areas.

  • Moves and arranges furniture and equipment; Set up rooms for functions and events.

  • Launder bed linens, towels, wash cloths, mop heads, rags, and custodial equipment.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly supply closet; monitors supply levels and reports supply needs.

  • Performs room service duties for College guests; make beds, replace towels, etc.

  • Removes snow and ice from walkways; picks up debris in area surrounding buildings.

  • May train and direct student employees; may participate in training new employees.

  • All other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process on our website, to complete the online application. A complete application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Online Application

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Contact information for three (3) references¬†

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.

Posted on: 04/16/2019


Travis Jordan | | 507-933-7574

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019

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