Manpower Group Custodians Needed in Hanover, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Custodian




  1. Knowledge in the area of cleaning and the appropriate use of equipment and/or chemicals assigned for specific duties

  2. Some aptitude for repairing.

  3. Physical ability for lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.

  4. Demonstrate initiative for cleaning assigned areas.

  5. Accept oral or written communication from supervisor.

  6. Ability to communicate with co-workers and professional staff.

REPORTS TO: Head Custodian, Facilities Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Students assigned for summer or after school tasks

Job Goal:

  1. To thoroughly learn the specific duties of the position.

  2. To maintain a clean, healthy environment for students, faculty, and visitors.

  3. To keep the building clean and in good repair

  4. To maintain the grounds

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Vacuum carpeted areas.

  2. Dry mop and wet mop appropriate areas.

  3. Clean all lavatory fixtures.

  4. Collect and dispose of refuse.

  5. Clean chalk boards, chalk trays, and white boards as needed.

  6. Clean all glass areas including mirrors and window sills

  7. Remove snow/ice from sidewalks.

  8. Remove refuse, mow, and trim grass areas immediate to the building.

  9. Prepare gymnasium and other areas for use by outside groups.

  10. Lock all interior and exterior doors before leaving.

  11. Keep all unoccupied classrooms and custodial closets locked.

  12. Assist the head custodian in making repairs.

  13. Remove any spills or stains from floors, stairwells, and hallways.

  14. Dust bookshelves and counter tops in classrooms.

  15. Clean classrooms nightly.

  16. Clean gym area.

  17. Clean locker rooms.

  18. Perform all other related duties as assigned by the head custodian or building principal.


Ability to reach overhead and below the waist

Ability to use fingers to pick, feel and grasp objects

Ability to use both hands for repetitive motion

Ability to bend, twist, kneel, stoop, climb, and crawl

Ability to lift/carry supplies weighing up to 50 lbs.

Ability to stand or walk eighty percent (80%) of workday


Visual acuity

Auditory acuity


Ability to work in an external environment subject to temperatures below 32 degrees or above 100 degrees

Subject to outside environmental conditions

May be exposed to hazardous materials


Must be cooperative, congenial, and service-oriented

Must be able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions


Ability to follow written and verbal directions

Ability to read and write

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to organize tasks

Ability to exercise good judgement


Ability to use/operate custodial equipment


Must possess a valid PA driver's license

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability or disabilities to perform the primary duties and responsibilities of the job.)

Terms of Employment: Annual hourly employee; additional terms are defined by contract.

Evaluation: Annual evaluation by the facilities manager.