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Peru State College is seeking a Custodian. Please create a log in and password to apply for this position at Peru State College.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Custodian
Nature of Work

Hours of work Mon-Fri, 2pm – 11pm, with occasional Saturday work required. Performs a variety of custodial tasks within an assigned area or building, including but not limited to sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, stripping and waxing flooring, cleaning classrooms, and restroom areas. Work is generally performed in accordance with established procedures and sanitary standards, which may vary depending upon location, with specific instructions provided for unusual problems.

Examples of Work Performed

Sweeps, dusts, mops, strips and waxes floors; shampoos carpets and upholstered furniture; may perform emergency and special setup or cleanup functions; maintains security by keeping doors and windows locked after hours; may be required to lock/unlock buildings, doors, meeting rooms and classrooms.
Washes walls, woodwork, baseboards, windows, blinds and furniture; cleans classroom backboards/dry erase boards; dusts, polishes and wipes furniture, woodwork, baseboards, doors and light fixtures; moves furniture and equipment as directed.
Cleans sinks, basins, toilets, urinals, bathtubs and showers; replenishes bathroom supplies; unplugs traps and drains; collects and disposes of trash; operates vacuums, scrubbers, buffers and other mechanical or power cleaners; may change light bulbs, fuses and heating and air conditioning filters; check buildings and report maintenance needs, lighting or equipment problems to supervisor.
Patch, paint and finish walls, trim and woodwork as directed.
Cleans and maintains general cleaning equipment and materials; replenishes and distributes cleaning supplies as required; cares for plants in and around campus buildings as assigned

Required Qualifications

The qualified individual must possess any minimum level of education that provides the required skills, knowledge and ability needed to perform the assigned work including sufficient strength to perform assigned cleaning tasks. Knowledge of proper cleaning methods, procedures and materials and the use and care of cleaning equipment and supplies is preferred. Valid driver’s license and successful completion of the background check process is required as a part of the employment process.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Ability to work in extreme hot or cold; bend, crouch and climb; assist in safe lifting in excess of 75 pounds; and, sufficient strength to perform assigned tasks.

Salary Information Starting salary $1,746 per month. Excellent benefits package.


FLSA Non-Exempt
Union Status NAPE
Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS179P
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Peru State College is seeking a Custodian. Please create a log in and password to apply for this position at Peru State College.

General Information

PSC’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first and fastest-growing college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. PSC is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System. For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.

EEO Statement

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the Colleges’ non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinators assigned at each College and identified on each College website.

Veteran Statement This position is subject to Veterans Preference.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter