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Posting Details


Position Title Custodian
Position number JP4192016
Hours per week
Posting date 04/19/2016
Closing date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Internal Job Category
Position Purpose

This position provides for the care, cleaning and maintenance of the university buildings, furniture, fixtures.

Job Functions

Job Function

Cleans, disinfects and replenishes restrooms.

Job Function

Empties trash and cleans trash containers.

Job Function

Cleans glass, and dust, wipes and cleans furniture and fixtures.

Job Function

Sweeps porches and steps. Cleans staircases.

Job Function

Requisitions and stocks cleaning supplies for assigned area.

Job Function

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Basic knowledge of cleaning procedures is preferred.

Ability to read and follow written instructions on Material Safety Data Sheets and manufacturer’s instructions for product use.

Ability to count and read instructions.

Ability to transport furniture and trash liners.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions in English.


No experience required. Housekeeping/custodial experience is preferred.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Constantly requires standing, walking, and exposure to seasonal temperature changes. Requires constant standing, walking, balancing, kneeling, and crouching. Frequently requires climbing stairs/ladders, kneeling, crawling, stooping, lifting, carrying, pulling and pushing loads of 20-50lbs. Constantly requires reaching high and low, repetitious finger and wrist movement with the ability speak clearly, hear conversations and see both far and near. Potential exposure to hazardous materials. Seasonal working conditions require occasional exposure to wetness and humidity and sometimes extreme cold and heat and inclement weather. This position is a physically demanding position. The incumbent must spend the entire time at work standing, walking, lifting heavy objects, and operating equipment and tools. The incumbent is required to do a great deal of stretching and bending, often in awkward positions.

Belmont University is dedicated to the health and well-being of all of its students, faculty and staff. In an endeavor to provide the healthiest possible environment, Belmont is a tobacco free campus.

Additional Information

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background check satisfactory to the University.

Special instructions to applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * If you were notified of the position via social media, please list the specific social media site where you first became aware of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents