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Temporary Custodian

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Job posting number: #7089683 (Ref:BSU28384)

Posted: November 24, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Under supervision, perform custodial work required for the cleaning and maintenance of  facilities complying with appropriate procedures and techniques for equipment and cleaning products.

The Ball State University Housing department welcomes applications for temporary custodians.  This is a great opportunity for extra hours around the holidays.  The schedule varies and can be discussed during the interview.   Multiple positions available.   We look forward to having you join the BSU housing team!

Job Function:

Under supervision, perform custodial work required for the cleaning and maintenance of  facilities complying with appropriate procedures and techniques for equipment and cleaning products.

Minimum Education:

1. High School graduate or equivalent (GED).

Minimum Experience:

1. Valid drivers license required and be insurable under the University's auto fleet policy. 
2. No allergies to soaps, cleaning agents, chemicals or environmental factors in custodial service.
3.  Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolding of various eights to perform duties.
4.  Must be able to read and comprehend all specified policies and procedures for safety, hazardous materials information, University policies, procedures and communications, and perform basic mathematical functions.
5. Must be able to perform all mental and physical requirements as outlined in each job duty.
6. Able to lift up to 80 pounds occasionally and 40 pounds frequently.
7. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Preferred Experience:

1. Valid drivers license required and be insurable under the University's auto fleet policy. 
2. No allergies to soaps, cleaning agents, chemicals or environmental factors in custodial service.
3.  Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolding of various eights to perform duties.
4.  Must be able to read and comprehend all specified policies and procedures for safety, hazardous materials information, University policies, procedures and communications, and perform basic mathematical functions.
5. Must be able to perform all mental and physical requirements as outlined in each job duty.
6. Able to lift up to 80 pounds occasionally and 40 pounds frequently.
7. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clean, renovate, and renew, resilient, wood, and hard floor surface finishes, i.e. dust mop, sweep, wet mop, spot mop, scrub, polish and spray buff, strip, seal, wax, etc.
  • Maintain carpet floor coverings, i.e. vacuum, remove spots and stains, extraction cleaning of carpet and upholstered furniture, etc.
  • Clean and service all areas in restrooms to include, but not limited to, lavatory, toilet, urinal, showers, bath tub areas, etc.
  • Dust, vacuum, clean and/or polish furniture and surfaces; clean facilities, fixtures, hardware and windows; change lighting and clean fixtures as required.
  • Collect and dispose of trash, refuse, recycling materials and debris into designated receptacles.
  • Sweep debris, and/or sweep or shovel snow from outside entrances,
    landings, steps, walks, etc.; clean exterior surfaces of windows, doors, and other building fixtures.
  • Clean appliances, i.e. stoves, ovens, microwaves, refrigerators, ice machines, washers, dryers, etc.
  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of job related chemicals, and environmental, health and physical concerns.
  • Lock and unlock doors as required to perform job related duties in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Change bed linens, make beds with clean linens as required.
  • Arrange, move, and/or replace furniture, supplies, and equipment as required; report items requiring repair to supervisor; perform minor repairs to furniture and building fixtures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Load and unload trucks and/or other vehicles, place and store deliveries, etc., inform supervisor of needed supplies.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.


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Job posting number:#7089683 (Ref:BSU28384)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Ball State University
Muncie,Indiana
United States
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