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Custodian (Part-Time)

Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Methodist University Location - Fayetteville, NC

Position Type
Part Time Staff


This is a part time position, less than 20 hours per week, or less than 999 hours in a year.

Serves as a custodial team member responsible for the cleanliness of facilities that influence image and perception of the University. Follows directives of the custodial supervisors or housekeeping department officials responsible for the coordination and accomplishment of facility housekeeping operations or under the direct supervision of employees in a higher classification; perform duties in accordance with established standards and instruction.

Hours and shifts may vary based on need, must be flexible.
Must be able to work weekends.

Pay is determined, based upon work experience.

Although this is an entry-level position, the role requires a high level of commitment and pride in work being performed. The daily activities include but are not limited to: following 7-step cleaning methods, adjusting cleaning techniques to meet the cleanliness standard, changing assignments, and interacting with teammates, students, staff and faculty professional.

1. Sweep, mop and scrub floors, stairs (interior) and other surfaces.
2. Use light (industrial type) floor machines and attachments.
3. Vacuum rugs in offices and public areas.
4. Clean and dust furniture, exhibit cases, pictures, door trim and chalk/white boards.
5. Wash window sills, glass in corridor doors, glass countertops, etc.
6. Wash glass and trim in entrance doors.
7. Wash and/or clean interior wall spaces by hand or with powered wall washing machine, working on ladders and scaffolding, as required.
8. Clean and service lavatories, toilet rooms and rest rooms.
9. Collect and place in containers or plastic bags trash and debris, place trash in collection area for removal by grounds team or designated personnel.
10. Replace liners in wastebaskets and trash containers.
11. Move/shift heavy (50lbs or less) furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment, as directed.
12. Report items that need repair (doors, door checks, furniture lights, faucets, etc.)
13. Respond to/remedy emergent/intermittent requests, i.e. water/plumbing issues, mold/mildew remediation using special equipment and products
14. Prepare venues for campus events, i.e. restrooms, auditorium, gymnasium, student center, seasonal athletics, academic facilities, etc.
15. Perform related duties, as assigned.

Transporting moderately heavy items, at times, to and from labs.


High School/GED or the equivalent required. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Cleaning in an institutional environment is a plus. Applicant must be able to furnish work/character references.

Cleaning methods, materials and equipment
Hazards and safety precautions related to general maintenance and custodial activities.

To comprehend and implement techniques provided through training sessions and/or feedback from department leadership.
Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.
Read and write English to carry out oral and written directions.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Lift/move heavy cleaning equipment.
Work weekends in addition to regular work week based on university activities and cleaning requirements. It is a condition of employment.

Keywords: METHODIST UNIVERSITY INC, Fayetteville , Custodian (Part-Time), Other , Fayetteville, North Carolina

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