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Requisition ID:  11580

Associate Weekend Custodian (Day) - University Residences

Job Summary

*Updated 9/25/2020*: At this time, this position is actively recruiting and accepting applications.


Assist in maintaining, or may maintain, a clean, safe, and healthy environment in University facilities. Provide custodial services for university classrooms, offices, research labs, and public spaces. Will work a non-traditional schedule, see posted shift schedule. Provide building access by locking and unlocking areas as scheduled by the department. Develop relationships with building occupants and respond to requests.



  • Stable work or education history with good attendance record
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English to effectively communicate and understand others.
  • Basic math skills and good work organization
  • Ability to learn and use powered and non-powered floor care equipment.
  • Will be enrolled in Building Services Custodial Development Program within 90 days of hire.
  • Ability to work well with others and work in a team environment
  • Learn and follow safety procedures; includes the wearing personal protective equipment as required
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 lbs. frequently, and up to 60 lbs. occasionally
  • Work outdoors 10% of the time in temperatures below 32 degrees and above 90 degrees
  • Learn to provide custodial services for the University in areas such as restrooms, classrooms, offices, research labs and public spaces.



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Six months of custodial, service worker, housekeeping, or janitorial experience
  • Two years of general work experience


Additional Information:

  • This position represents a dual-level posting and will be filled as an Associate Custodian or Custodian.  The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the skills, experience, and qualifications of the selected candidate
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position
  • This position represents multiple vacancies
  • The hours for this position are Monday through Friday OR Tuesday thorugh Saturday OR Wednesday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Occasional overtime may be required
  • 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 is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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