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Substitute Custodian - On-Call

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Position Information

Job Title Substitute Custodian - On-Call
Job Description


Keeps designated institutional building(s) in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties. On-Call.

Essential Duties Summary

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by proper personnel.

General Responsibilities

  • Cleans and polishes lighting fixtures, surfaces, and trim.
  • Cleans rooms, hallways, lobbies, rest rooms, corridors, stairways, and other work areas.
  • Sweeps floor.
  • Dusts furniture and equipment.
  • Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork.
  • Washes windows, door panels, and sills.
  • Empties wastebaskets.
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Replenishes bathroom and cleaning supplies.
  • Set up rooms for events.
  • Transports small equipment or tools between departments.
  • Removes snow from building entrances a minimum of ten (10) feet from bottom step.
  • Performs other duties as necessary outside of assigned work area.


  • Serves as a member of Business Affairs reporting directly to the Custodial Supervisor.


  • Supervises student employees, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Required Qualifications


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be a self-starter, have ability to work independently, and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
  • Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept and Community Covenant.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Job Type Part Time
Location Spring Arbor

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P-075
Open Date 09/13/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * Please describe the attributes that will make you a strong candidate for this position

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe why you are interested in becoming affiliated with a Christian university.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Spring Arbor University Website
    • Internal Job Posting
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation