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Job Title: Custodian

Location: The Triangle Apartments at Case Western Reserve University

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor 

Salary: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour and competitive benefits package 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 


The Triangle Towers is a residential facility for Graduate Students at the Case Western Reserve. The facility consists of 281 apartments. The Custodian is primarily responsible, as part of a team, for overall cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the building, the common areas, all bathrooms and projecting a student focused and professional image with all internal and external interactions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works in support the whole Facilities Team in their duties and responsibilities; creating a student first environment excelling in customer service, communication, and quality of service.
  • Clean common areas which includes halls, stairways, public restrooms, common area bathrooms, offices, lounges, elevators, laundry room, trash rooms, corridors, kitchens, etc.
  • Clean and sanitize public and in-residence restrooms, including replenishing bathroom supplies.
  • Sweep, scrub, and mop floors as well as vacuuming rugs and carpeting.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, as well as extract carpeting and upholstered furniture.
  • Clean, dust and wipe furniture.
  • Collect and dispose of trash. Pick up debris and recyclables inside and outside the building
  • Wash accessible interior and exterior windows, door panels, and sills.
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings and events.
  • Use and maintain assigned equipment: floor scrubber, dry carpet extractor, pressure washer, vacuums, brooms, mops and squeegees.
  • Follow instructions and safety procedures regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.
  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools.
  • Launder cleaning rags and dust mops.
  • Respond to emergencies when necessary
  • Complete all items on Daily Cleaning Checklist.
  • At times clean apartments prior to move in or during a facilities emergencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Hours:
This position will work Monday through Saturday 8:00AM to 5:00PM (with a 1-hour lunch). Saturday work is on a bi-weekly basis.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is mid-to-high paced. The noise level is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Education/Experience/Skills Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Required qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • at least 1 year of experience in working within a janitorial and/or custodial position which required general cleaning skills.

Preferred qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two to four years of relevant experience and expertise in janitorial, custodial and/or cleaning services as well as in generally accepted janitorial / custodial practices.
  • Certification in a recognized Janitorial/Sanitation system and/or product
  • Previous experience working within a custodial program in student housing campus facilities or hospitality management industry 

Other Information

Salary commensurate with experience. 

Competitive benefits package, including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening.

If you are unable to apply because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact COCM Recruitment from our website. We will make every effort to respond to your request for assistance as soon as possible.

To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be based on qualifications, and abilities. COCM does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.