Job Description Template: Custodian

How to use this template: Expertly craft a post for the open Custodian position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company's vision for this role.

Custodian Job Description

Full-Time | Onsite | Location

$35,000 - $53,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Glassdoor)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. The introduction is the right place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our simple mission is to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," we're proud of our team for creating software that impacts the lives of HR pros and employees worldwide.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As our custodian, you'll maintain a clean, safe, and inviting environment for our employees and clients. You'll perform routine cleaning tasks and address specific maintenance needs. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, reliable, and takes pride in creating a clean and orderly space.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Regularly carry out cleaning duties, such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming.
  • Sanitize and disinfect surfaces in restrooms, common areas, and high-touch points.
  • Empty trash and recycling bins.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors.
  • Clean and stock restrooms with soap, paper towels, and toilet paper.
  • Report and address minor maintenance issues, such as leaky faucets, burned-out light bulbs, or damaged furniture.
  • Coordinate with the maintenance department for more significant repairs.
  • Safely operate and maintain cleaning equipment, such as floor buffers and power washers.
  • Conduct routine security checks to ensure you lock all doors and windows after cleaning.
  • Monitor and manage cleaning supplies and request replenishment as needed.
  • Adhere to safety protocols, including the proper use of cleaning chemicals, equipment, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Respond promptly to spills or accidents to ensure employee and guest safety.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Knowledge of safety procedures for handling cleaning chemicals and equipment
  • Ability to handle physical requirements, such as lifting, bending, standing for extended periods, and operating cleaning equipment
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure thorough building cleaning and maintenance
  • Communication skills
  • Basic math skills

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Previous experience as a custodian
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Customer service skills
  • Experience with basic or minor building repairs

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from serving our clients to interacting as a team. Our employees remain at the heart of our success as we've grown. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Remote program: Virtual team-building events, internet stipend, and ongoing support
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

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