Custodian, Athletics

  • Missouri Western State University
  • Saint Joseph, MO, USA
  • Jul 28, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Position Title: Custodian, Athletics


Job Description:

The Custodian cleans and sanitizes the interior spaces of college athletics facilities, including but not limited to the Griffon Indoor Sports Complex, Spratt Stadium, Spring Sports Complex and the Looney Arena.

  • Cleans surfaces of building interiors, entrances, and furnishings; routinely cleans and maintains carpeted and hard-surfaced flooring; cleans interior and entrance glass; and cleans and sanitizes restrooms and water fountains.
  • Removes trash from building interiors and entrances.
  • Provides clean-up for special events and assists with set-up and tear-down of equipment and furnishings.
  • Maintains supply of cleaning materials and equipment.
  • Secures buildings as directed.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.



Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED and one year experience in custodial work or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Valid Driver's License


  • Cleaning chemicals and equipment;
  • Proper cleaning techniques.
  • Floor care and maintenance, using buffers, scrubbers, vacuums, and floor finishes;
  • Communication, as applied to interaction with coworkers, coaches, student-athletes, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Preferred Qualifications


Physical Demands

  • Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises.

FLSA Non-Exempt


Additional Demands

  • Incumbents also must work varying shifts including nights (2:00-10:00pm), occasional weekends, and holidays.
  • Position also would entail work overnight (10:00pm-6:00am) during Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp. Training Camp overnight shift would be approximately one (1) month.


Hours of Work

37.5 Hours per week
Rotation of work schedule is either 6:00am-2:00pm or 2:00pm-10:00pm
Some nights and weekends required.

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