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Custodian Job Description Sample

Custodian Job Description Sample

This sample custodian job description can be used to help you create a job advert that will attract candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Custodian

Custodian Job Purpose:

Cleans and maintains company facilities, including washrooms, meeting rooms, offices, carpet and flooring, furniture, walls, toilets, etc, to provide safe and healthy workplace.

Custodian Job Duties:

  • Works as part of a team to carry out cleaning tasks to ensure standards are maintained
  • Ensures any repairs noticed during cleaning duties are reported to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Ensures cleaning tasks assigned by supervisor are carried out in a timely fashion
  • Utilizes proper training to clean up potentially hazardous materials or contact the appropriate authorities to handle such incidents
  • Carries out additional or special cleans as instructed by cleaning supervisor
  • Identifies appropriate cleaning materials and products to sanitise area, disinfect and deodorise according to company standards
  • Organises cleaning items, disinfectants and other materials kept in storage, as well as cleaning equipment
  • Maintains accurate logs and records of areas that have been cleaned and schedule of regular cleaning
  • Uses proper signage to indicate wet flooring or other potentially hazardous situations
  • Liaises with clients regularly, as well as other team members, supervisor and organisation leadership
  • Fulfills work order requests in case of cleaning or plumbing emergencies
  • Regularly empties trash and recycling
  • Replenishes supplies in washrooms, such as hand soap, paper towels and toilet paper
  • Follows cleaning routine and schedule as set by supervisor including sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, window washing, mirrors, etc.

Custodian Job Skills and Qualifications:

Attention to Detail, Courteous, Customer Service Experience, Cleaning Experience, Ability to Work as a Team, Ability to Walk and Stand for Long Periods of Time, Listening Skills, Communication Skills, Takes Direction Well


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