Wilkes University
  • 16-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Custodial
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Employer Paid Life Insurance, Retirement, Paid time off, Tuition Benefits


Wilkes University invites applicants for a Night shift Custodian (Monday evening 10pm through Saturday morning 6:30am) in the Campus Support Services department to begin immediately. Position offers competitive starting hourly rate and generous benefits package, including employee and dependent tuition remission.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently and is responsible for daily cleaning of restrooms, classrooms, hallways and office areas in campus facilities including residence halls, athletic areas, administrative and academic buildings. The Custodian will provide cleaning and sanitation services in addition to the use of light floor machines and attachments (e.g. vacuums, floor buffers, carpet extractors, etc.), perform general maintenance work (e.g. replace light bulbs, plunge toilets, etc.), assist with event set-ups and seasonal grounds maintenance as well as removal and transportation of garbage and recyclables from throughout campus.

A high school diploma or GED and a valid PA driver's license are required. The ideal candidate is required to have proficient technical skills to perform associated tasks, the ability to lift 40 lbs. and the ability to read and comprehend safety regulations and other documentation pertinent to the position. Basic knowledge of computers (Word, Excel and web based applications) strongly preferred. Candidates must successfully pass a background check.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

revised 7.29.21

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