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Custodial I

Job Search Status:  Currently Accepting Resumes


Minimum Pay Rate:  $10.00/hour
Works Hours: Full Time - 40 hours per week/weekends

Job Duties:                                                                                                                                                         

Key duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs routine and comprehensive custodial maintenance of assigned facilities.
  • Vacuums, shampoos and spot cleans carpets and furniture as needed; washes windows.
  • Removes trash in accordance with established procedures.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms, locker rooms, and other facilities as specified; stocks facilities with paper and supplies.
  • Reports and responds to emergency calls for custodial assistance.
  • Identifies stains and uses proper chemicals for removal.
  • Maintains inventory and submits written requests for supplies; tests and evaluates new supplies and equipment.
  • Some custodial positions may include laundry duties.
  • Must attend all mandatory continuing education/safety classes as provided by MSMU.

Uniform Requirements and Dress Code:

  • It is the policy of Mount St. Mary’s University that each employee’s dress, grooming, and personal hygiene should be appropriate to the work situation.
  • All Custodial Staff will be issued a uniform that must be worn each day. Employees are expected at all times to present a professional, business-like image to students, prospects, and the public. Acceptable personal appearance, like proper maintenance of work areas, is an ongoing requirement of employment with the Mount.
  • Radical departures from conventional dress or personal grooming and hygiene standards are not permitted.
  • Hair should be clean, combed, and neatly trimmed or arranged. Shaggy, unkempt hair is not permissible regardless of length. Hair color should be a natural color (no pink, blue, green, purple, etc.) Sideburns, moustaches, and beards should be neatly trimmed.
  • Tattoos and body piercings/gauges (other than 1 earring per ear) should be kept to a minimum.


High school diploma or GED.
0-3 years of experience required.

Special Knowledge/Requirements:

  • Experience in stripping/waxing floors and shampooing carpets may be required.
  • Must be familiar with and adhere to all the safety rules and regulations of the University Safety policy which apply to the work environment.
  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions.
  • Must be able to work in adverse conditions.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and with short deadlines.
  • Overtime and weekends may be required.
  • Must be able to work on feet all day.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

To Apply:  Complete the Application.  Or mail with cover letter and resume to the Department of Human Resources, Custodial I–FT Search, 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg MD 21727

Resumes may also be sent by email to: 

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Mount St. Mary's University is a dynamic, catholic, Liberal Arts University with over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  As a Catholic university, Mount St. Mary’s graduates ethical leaders who are inspired by a passion for learning and lead lives of significance in service to God and others. The University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world


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