Custodian (Overnight Shift - 7pm-3:30 or 5:30 am)

at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, United States

Job Description

Performs essential custodial tasks, maintains flooring, prepares rooms for students and guests. Completes event setups using Event Management report and provided diagrams.

This is considered a full hourly benefits eligible position. The hiring range for the position is $17.63- $21.55 per hour. Some of the hours worked could also qualify for hourly shift differential rates

Hours worked between 6 p.m. and 12 a.m: an additional $1.50/hr

Hours worked between 12 a.m. and 7 a.m: an additional $3.00/hr

Middlebury College is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, the College recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury College encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. The College also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace

Core Responsibilities:

+ Cleans, maintains, and disinfects all interior and exterior components of college facilities including contents.

+ Inspects, operates, and maintains equipment.

+ Moves and resets furniture on routine basis for new or normal set ups, including for events based on provided diagrams and instructions.

+ Follows established protocols and provided training to effectively and safely clean up substances potentially containing bloodborne pathogens.

+ Collects and removes all trash, recycling, and compost; ensures that spaces are outfitted with appropriate bins with signage to encourage effective sorting.

+ Conducts routine inspections of building components and safety devices following established department protocols and/or regulatory requirements.

+ Uses, orders and restocks supplies in a fiscally responsible manner.

+ Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from team liaisons and supervisors. Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.

+ Performs all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established departmental practices and procedures.


Position Prerequisites:

+ No formal education or training required; high school education preferred; on-the-job training provided.

+ Knowledge of cleaning techniques, products, and equipment.

+ Demonstrates professional communication skills with ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relations with supervisors, fellow workers, students, and the rest of College community and supply/equipment vendors. Ability to develop and follow a schedule and demonstrates excellent time management skills.

+ Must be able to read and accurately interpret floor plans and accurately execute event diagrams and associated written instructions.

+ Good attendance is very important.

+ Must have the ability to work independently and as a team with minimal direction from supervisor.

+ Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to obtain a Middlebury College drivers license.

Physical Demands:

+ Frequent, lifting, bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, walking and stair /ladder climbing required. Work is performed in multiple different buildings on a daily basis requiring the need to move between buildings through out the shift in various forms of weather.

+ Ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate physical strength.

+ Must be available to work flexible shifts and overtime.

+ Ability to work Saturdays and Sundays as part of a regular or rotating work shift.

+ Criminal Background Check, Post-offer Pre-employment Physical Exam


Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.


As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community.

+ Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program – up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College’s golf course and Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting.

+ Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including:

+ MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).

+ Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Ski Touring Center.

+ Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury employees.

+ A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by following this web link:… (

+ Or click see some of the other fun perks of working at Middlebury, whether in Vermont (\hr\field\guide\for\_printing&u=middleburyinstitute) or Monterey (\hr\field\guide\issuu&u=middleburyinstitute) !

Come join us and be a part of our team!

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Job Posting: JC236278111

Posted On: Mar 15, 2023

Updated On: Sep 29, 2023

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