Job Details

Monmouth University
  • Position Number: 2033955
  • Location: West Long Branch, NJ
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Monmouth University

Custodian (Temporary)

Department: Facilities Management

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a temporary Custodian in the Facilities Management department.

The candidate would be expected to: clean buildings by manually sweeping and mopping surfaces; manually and mechanically scrubbing, stripping, waxing, vacuuming, extracting, shampooing, dusting, polishing and buffing surfaces; foaming showers and rest rooms; properly selecting and mixing cleaning chemicals; sanitizing and disinfecting surfaces and fixtures, etc. using auto scrubbers, buffers, vacuum cleaners, power washers, carpet extractors and hand tools.

A full list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience: 2

Other Requirements:
Must have any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills to accomplish the normal job duties listed.

Typically, the equivalent to two (2) years of recent full-time custodial experience in commercial buildings and/or facilities that demonstrates possession of the following knowledge and ability requirements:

Floor care and maintenance (including wood, VCT, carpet and stone; cleaning of restroom facilities; refuse and recyclable material handling and removal; general cleaning procedures for office furniture, windows, blinds, drapes, etc.

Must be able to read and write in English and understand oral and written instructions, including MSDS directions, chemical product labels, equipment manuals, work orders and carry out work orders as required.

Must be able to calculate mathematically. Must be able to lift and move heavy objects regularly. Must use all required safety and personal protective equipment (including respiratory protection).

Must be able to work in multi-story buildings without elevators, climb ladders and work at heights, and transport and operate powered machines regularly. Must be willing and able to work overtime as required and to respond to emergency calls after working hours.

Must have excellent attendance and work record and perform all work in strict accordance with accepted trade practices, code requirements and all safety and good housekeeping requirements. Must be extremely reliable and capable of working independently and without full-time supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:
A high school graduate or equivalent. Possess and maintain a valid drivers license in the applicants principal state of residence. Ability to drive vehicles equipped with a manual transmission.

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Posting Date: 10/23/2020
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges, The Princeton Review's The Best 382 Colleges, and Money magazine's Best Colleges for Your Money.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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