Custodial Worker, CPM (part-time) – Independence, Ohio – Kent, WA

Custodial Worker, CPM (part-time) – Independence, Ohio

Kent State University

Kent, WA


Job Title:

Custodial Worker, CPM (part-time)

Physical Location:




Basic Function:

To perform custodial duties to provide for care, cleaning, and routine maintenance of buildings, furniture, and fixtures according to established work rules.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:  

Sweep, mop, scrub, strip, wax, and polish to renew floor surfaces; clean and shampoo carpets; operate various cleaning machines (e.g., buffers, shampooers, vacuums, hall machines, extractors).

Clean, dust, and wax furniture and fixtures; shampoo upholstered furniture; wash walls; clean glass and mirrors; remove and hangs drapes.

Empty and clean trash receptacles and/or recycling bins.

May change light bulbs and clean light fixtures.

Move and arrange furniture and equipment; may set up rooms for functions and events.

May launder bed linens, towels, wash cloths, mop heads, rags, and other custodial equipment.

Maintains a clean and orderly supply closet; monitors supply levels and reports supply needs to supervisor.

Maintains equipment, reports need for repairs; reports evidence of fire, illegal entry, and theft of property.

May train and direct student employees; may participate in training new employees.

Performs related duties as required.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:




Knowledge Of:


Skill In:


Ability To:

Operate cleaning equipment (e.g., buffers, shampooers, vacuums, hall machines)
Lift 75 pounds *
Apply appropriate safety practices
Perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals, and to calculate percentages) *
Read (e.g., warning labels), write (e.g., brief messages), and accurately follow oral and/or written instructions *

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Prior custodial or housekeeping experience preferably in higher education or the hospitality industry.  Experience with floor care equipment is highly desired.  


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others and stand and/or walk during the majority of the work day.

Working Schedule:

This is a part-time custodial worker position supporting the College of Podiatric Medicine in Independence, Ohio. This position will be scheduled for 20 hours per week on 2nd shift with great flexibility in hours; however, ability to work one weekend shift each week.

Additional Information:



The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.


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