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Custodian, Nights - Building Services

Company: Purdue University
Location: Hammond
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview of Custodian Nights

Our Building Services department at Purdue University Northwest is seeking Custodians to join our campus community. Our Custodial Staff play a pivotal role in maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy environment by providing services for university classrooms, offices, research labs, and public spaces.


$13.00/hour plus $.50 shift differential


Sunday through Thursday from 11:00pm to 7:30am

Duties and Responsibilities of Custodian Nights

Perform custodial duties which include but are not limited to:

Mopping, sweeping, scrubbing, s tripping, waxing, and buffing floors
Disinfecting toilets and sinks
Cleaning walls and washing windows

Operate and maintain power and non-power equipment including: Mops, shovels, brooms, pressure washers, scrubbers, power floor sweepers, shampoos, vacuums, high speed floor machines, buffers, walk behind floor machines and floor machine riders.
Perform floor preparation, care and maintenance of public areas.
Provide assistance as needed in setup of tables, chairs and other equipment to accommodate a wide variety of on campus event activities.

Benefits of Custodian Nights

Full benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance and more
Ten paid vacation days first year of employment
Ten paid holidays
Employee Wellness Programs
University paid and matching contribution to retirement
University contribution to Health Savings Account -

Plus, a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives

Paid Parental Leave
Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children at any Purdue campus

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving approximately 8,800 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.

For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit: https://www.pnw.edu/human-resources/benefits/

Education Custodian, Nights

High School diploma/GED

Experience Custodian, Nights

No experience required
Previous custodial/janitorial experience preferred

Core Competencies Custodian Nights

Ability to work individually or with others in a team-oriented environment with direct or minimum supervision
Ability to maintain constructive relationships/partnerships with co-workers
Ability to provide excellent service to internal and external customers
Must have basic computer skills
Ability to bend, kneel, climb a ladder up to 10 ft. high, and lift up to 60 lbs
Ability to work adjusted schedule dependent upon area of coverage and work overtime to meet the business needs of the University

Additional Information

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.

Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to app ly.

FLSA Status


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