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Custodian Job Description

Custodian Job Description Template

As a custodian, your role is to maintain cleanliness and order within buildings, ensuring they are safe and hygienic for occupants. This includes performing routine cleaning tasks, monitoring building systems, and addressing any maintenance needs in a timely manner. A strong attention to detail and ability to work independently are essential for success in this profession.


  • Clean and sanitize assigned areas, including restrooms, classrooms, offices, and common areas
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks, such as changing light bulbs and replenishing supplies
  • Ensure that all doors and windows are properly secured
  • Report any damage, vandalism, or safety hazards to the appropriate personnel
  • Assist with setting up for special events and meetings
  • Follow established safety procedures and use appropriate protective equipment
  • Respond to emergency situations, such as spills or accidents, and take appropriate action
  • Interact professionally with staff, students, and visitors


  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment and use cleaning chemicals safely and effectively
  • Knowledge of basic maintenance and repair tasks
  • Physical ability to lift heavy objects and perform strenuous tasks for extended periods of time
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of cleanliness and organization
  • Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Flexibility to work varied hours and shifts, including nights and weekends
  • High school diploma or equivalent

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