1+ months

3rd Shift Custodian

Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016
Position Information

Position Title 3rd Shift Custodian
Campus Cranford
Department Facilities
Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Full Time
Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-Exempt
Regular,Temporary, or Grant Regular
General Description

Under general supervision, performs a variety of custodial and manual duties that involve heavy lifting, and use of heavy power equipment. Duties are related to the general appearance and cleanliness of both the interior and immediate exterior of the college buildings and facilities. The primary and most important overall responsibility of all is to provide service in a pleasant, helpful, and effective manner to our students and other members of the college community.

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

Sweeps and/or vacuums floors, carpets, hallways and stairwells. Mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floor surfaces using heavy-duty powered equipment. Performs necessary service and preventive maintenance such as cleaning and oiling equipment, to prevent breakdown and insure effective and efficient operation.

Vacuum cleans carpets, drapes, and walls using chemicals and cleaning solutions as required.

Washes, cleans, disinfects, deodorizes and maintains restrooms in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition. Replaces toilet tissue, towels, soap, and deodorizer as required.

Dusts, waxes and polishes office furniture, cleans shelves, empties trash receptacles.

Moves and rearranges furniture and/or fixtures and assists in the movement of office equipment, and in the loading and off loading of office equipment and supplies.

Picks up litter from around entrances to assigned area, and parking lots.

Scrapes and shovels snow from entrance ways and steps.

Maintains stock of rest room and janitorial supplies.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education Requirements

High School graduate or equivalent


One (1) year creditable work experience in the custodial service field.

Competencies and Skills Required

Must possess a valid New Jersey Drivers License.

Ability to operate large floor cleaning machine and equipment.

Required to submit to a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Works inside and outside and may be exposed to extreme temperatures.

Exposed to dirt and disagreeable odors, and possible skin irritations from cleaning chemicals and solutions.

Care is required when working from ladders or lifting heavy equipment to prevent injury.

Moves heavy equipment, sets up and works from ladders.

Frequently lifts up to 40 pounds and may occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Required to submit to a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Additional Information

Union County College does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination, as required by state and/or federal law, in all programs and activities, including employment and access to its career and technical programs.

Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Terms of Employment

Full Time. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. May be assigned to various campuses and time shifts. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/12/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes


Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016

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