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Part-Time, Female Custodians

Hope College invites immediate applications for part-time, female custodians for our female dorms and locker rooms. The following positions are being filled:

Position 1: 6:30 - 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday

Position 2: 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m on Mondays, Thursdays, and alternating Tuesdays

When applying, please indicate which position you're applying for. Candidates may apply for both if desired. All custodians must be available for occasional weekend work on both Saturday and Sundays as workload dictates.

Hope College is a Christian, co-educational, undergraduate, residential, multicultural, liberal arts college of 3,200 students, affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, located in Holland, MI.

Minimum qualifications: High school graduate with 3 years experience in trade preferably in a maintenance environment. Must pass a background check, physical examination and possess no physical limitations that would inhibit work performance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction.
  • Ability to follow routine and basic cleaning and building maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to work with others and carry out assigned tasks.
  • Ability to adjust to changes in assigned tasks.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

This is routine manual labor associated with the daily cleaning of buildings. Employees in this job classification are not under close supervision but receive instructions and direction from their lead custodian and perform various duties requiring moderate physical strength. This position is an approximately 20-hr/wk job requiring flexible working hours to be adjusted by the supervisor to meet seasonal and special college requirements. It could involve Saturday and Sunday weekend work.

Typical routine duties include but are not restricted to: dust mopping, sweeping, wet mopping, vacuuming, dusting, waxing, cleaning restrooms, removing trash, polishing furniture, and simple operation of basic mechanical equipment.

Characteristic non-routine work:

Stripping and refinishing floors, spray buffing floor with machine, window cleaning, walls, vents and radiator cleaning, waste receptacle cleaning, snow removal in related areas, carpet cleaning, set up rooms for conferences, lectures, and special events, move furniture.

Application Process:

Candidates should submit a cover letter, professional resume, and name of three references via email to:
Subject: PT Custodian (specify position 1, 2, or both)

Resumes must be received by Friday, May 10 at 4:00 pm.

Hope College places a high priority on sustaining a supportive environment that recognizes the importance of having a diverse faculty and staff in order to best prepare our students for successful careers in our multi-cultural nation and global community. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color are, therefore, welcomed. Hope College complies with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.