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Custodian - Building Services - Fort Wayne

Requisition ID:  10919
Job Summary:

Building Services is seeking custodians.  Hours for these positions are Monday through Friday, from 4:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m.


Responsibilites include:


  • General daily cleaning duties including, but are not limited to: Dusting and wet mopping, sweeping,vacuuming, removing trash, cleaning partitions, walls, windows, tables, black/white boards, etc.
  • Areas to be cleaned include, but are not limited to: classrooms, offices, labs, restrooms, stairwells, hallways, elevators, etc.
  • Ensure restrooms maintain adequate supplies including towels and soap.
  • Perform operation of basic cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners.
  • Non-routine cleaning duties,  including, but not limited to: stripping and refinishing floors, scrubbing floors, cleaning carpets, vents and waste cans, and changing accessible light bulbs, etc.
  • Inform supervisor of needed repairs for equipment and facilities.
  • Shovel snow at building entrance areas.
  • Assist with setting up tables and chairs for special events.


Find out why so many are taking advantage of a career at Purdue University Fort Wayne!  Employees enjoy:


  • Free tuition through Purdue University Global
  • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Support for professional development opportunities
  • Live and work in an affordable, family friendly community




  • HS Diploma or Equivalent GED
  • Ability to operate commercial floor equipment and climb ladders
  • Must be able to move, lift, push, pull and carry 10 to 25 pounds frequently and up to 40 pounds occasionally




  • Custodian experience
  • Knowledge of commercial cleaning methods, materials and equipment
Additional Information:


  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Non-Exempt Defined Contribution Plan


Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity.  Purdue Fort Wayne is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect.  Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne