Custodian Jobs

Custodian Job Overview

Depending on the location of the job and the company hiring new workers, Custodian jobs may go by the name of Janitorial jobs, Janitors or Building Cleaners. They are the ones who take care of cleaning up accidents and fixing minor problems that might lead to injuries or damage to the property. They change light bulbs, sweep floors, mop, wash the inside and outside of the windows, take out the trash and change bags in trash cans. Some companies make Custodians responsible for cleaning the exterior parts of the building as well. They might remove ice and snow from sidewalks, clean the parking lot, plant new flowers and mow the grass.

Custodian Job Education Requirements

Most employers look for applicants with a high school diploma, a GED or another equivalent. Though these positions do not require a college degree, workers must know how to read, write and do simple math in their head. The ability to work with different tools, strong upper and lower body strength, and the ability to spend long hours on their feet are other requirements of the job. Custodians must be able to work independently as well as in small groups.

Custodian Job Market

In 2012, the United States was home to approximately 2.3 million Custodians and Building Cleaners, but this is expected to increase by 280,000 new jobs from 2012 to 2022. Though this only indicates a growth rate of 12 percent, the market will grow at a faster rate than other maintenance jobs. Some Custodians may find themselves working for a specific type of building. Jobs of this type include Condo Maintenance jobs and Apartment Maintenance jobs.

Custodian Job Salary Information

Custodians working in the United States earn a median salary of $32,500 a year. The top 10 percent of Janitors make up to $50,000 or more each year, and the bottom 10 percent of Custodians earn less than $20,000 a year. Many Custodians earn an hourly salary rather than an annual salary. They can earn from $7 up to $15 for each hour they work.

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University of Utah Medical Group Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
Requisition Number 14426 Reg/Temp Regular Employment Type Full-Time Shift Regular Work Schedule Day Shift, Swing Shift, Graveyard Shifts available City SALT LAKE CITY State Utah Department UUH CST 16D ENVRNMTL SRVCS- Overview: As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Su...
Missouri State University Springfield, MO, 65802
School District seeking custodians....
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7/or Friday with variable hours High School Diploma Ability to work well with others Excellent attendance record Experience in school or institutional housekeeping...
Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA, 98226
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED TO BUILD A POOL FOR TEMPORARY HOURLY CUSTODIAN POSITIONS FOR THE 2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR. These are temporary, hourly on-call assignments. Hours are not guaranteed and assignments are based on the needs of the department. P osition(s) reports under the direct supervision of the Operations Supervisor and may also take d...
Waterford Unified School District Waterford, CA, 95386
DEFINITION Under general supervision, participates in custodial and routine maintenance functions and related activities; performs general custodial functions in maintaining schools in a clean, safe, and secure condition; and to do other related work as required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1. Cleans and maintains buildings and adjacent ground areas. 2. May lock and unlock facilities. 3. Assist in the planni...
TravelCenters of America Job Fair Monday, November 24th 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: TA Knoxville 608 Lovell Road Knoxville, TN 37932 I-40/I-75, Exit 374 Cashiers, Porters, Deli Clerks, Diesel Technicians, Truck Service Advisers If you enjoy “making a customer’s day” by providing exceptional customer service, we havefun jobs for you. To apply now, click here myTAjob complete your applica...
HEAD CUSTODIAN Company San Rafael City Schools Location San Rafael, CA Position Type Full Time Experience See website for details Education See website for details San Rafael City Schools seeks a Head Custodian F/T 12 months Salary Range $18.24-$23.18/HR +Benefits. For more info or to apply, go to & check the classified employment page. Questions? Call Karen,415-492-3212...
ABBCO Service Corporation has been serving the Midwest and Mid-south for over 50 years with contract cleaning and many other environmental services. Presently, ABBCO Service Corporation is providing cleaning and maintenance for over 20 million square feet each day, and we have national partnerships with HP Products, Tennant, Ecolab, Georgia Pacific, Kimberly Clark & SC Johnson. ABBCO Service Corp...
HEAD CUSTODIAN Warrensburg Central School District Full-time competitive Civil Service Position. Must possess a thorough knowledge of building maintenance and cleaning practices. Knowledge of HVAC systems, electrical and plumbing; ability to troubleshoot and make minor repairs. This position is responsible for the supervision of all District cleaners, groundskeepers and maintenance staff. Associ...
General duties will include cleaning windows, carpets and walls, and floors; taking out trash; and maintaining all entrances and common areas. In addition to cleaning bathrooms, must ensure that paper towels, soap, toilet paper and other sanitary items are available. Custodians may also have to help employees set up and break down for events or meetings. Notify management of any maintenance and re...
Custodian Join Charter Schools USA, a Charter School Management company founded in 1997 that has emerged as one of the nation’s fastest growing and most successful education companies, with more than 4,000 employees spread across seven states. Responsibilities including but not limited to: Clean assigned areas; interior and exterior Clean and sterilize restroom facilities Remove waste in cafe...
Full-Time and On-Call positions available SBM Site Services is looking for someone to make them shine! We need custodial team members at our site in Indianapolis, IN that want to deliver exceptional customer satisfaction. We want team members that take pride in making sure our customer’s commercial and office spaces represent them at the highest level of quality. Our innovative employee programs...
Substitute Custodian Peninsula School District Must be willing to work on-call, part time schedule at various schools. Background check and pre-employment physical required. Salary: $10.13 to $11.20/hr. Training provided. Applications available at PSD Admin. Bldg, 14015 62nd Ave NW, Gig Harbor; or call 253-530-1044. PSD complies with all federal rules and regulations and is an...
CUSTODIAN/MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE Phillips Academy ANDOVER The Theatre and Dance Department seeks a part-time candidate to assist with the maintenance and upkeep of Phillips Academy theaters. Primary responsibilities include: the specialized cleaning of the theaters backstage, on stage around sets, and in shops to help meet various safety standards, s...
CUSTODIAN LEAD UW-LA CROSSE _____________ UW-L is seeking applicants for Custodian Lead positions. Interested applicants must pre-register for the December 13, 2014 exam at by December 3, 2014. By taking the exam you may be eligible for current and future vacancies. If you need assistance using the system, contact the Office of State Employment Relations' help desk at ...
San Rafael City Schools seeks a Head Custodian Salary Range $18.24-$23.18/HR + Benefits. Full time 12 mos. For more info or to apply, go to & check the classified employment page Questions? Call Karen, 415-492-3212...
THE WESTBY AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for a SECOND SHIFT CUSTODIAN. Hours are 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm Monday-Friday during the school year and 7:00 am - 3:30 pm during the summer. Starting wage for this position is $11.57/hour. Benefits included with this position are: •Health Ins - 90% of premium paid by the District •Dental Ins - 85% of premium paid by the District •HRA - 85% of H...
Custodian/Janitor Location: De Pere, WI 54115 Job Type: Temporary - Full Time Shift: First Shift Job Id: 73893 Base Pay: $10.00 Profession: Manufacturing/Production Date Posted: 11/10/2014 About the Position: Summary: QTI is looking form an individual who will be responsible for various cleaning and housekeeping functions throughout the building as well as grounds maintenance. Hours are ...
CITY OF YANKTON CUSTODIAN The City of Yankton is currently seeking applicants for the position of Custodian. The employee in this position is responsible for the required custodial care of City Hall and help with other facilities under the care of the Community Development Department. Duties include custodial maintenance; minor repairs and improvements as required; waters, weeds and edges flowe...
TOMAH AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is currently accepting applications for the following employment vacancies: #128 - District Office Custodian: M-F, 6am-7:30am (1.5 hrs/day) when school is in session HOW TO APPLY: Submit Letter of Interest and Support Staff job application. Application materials and a copy of the detailed postings can be found by searching "Current Job Openings" on the District Website a...

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