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Full-Time Building Service Worker (Custodian/Janitor)
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted Aug. 6, 2020
Title Full-Time Building Service Worker (Custodian/Janitor)
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Full-Time Building Service Worker (Custodian/Janitor)

The University of St. Thomas Facilities Management Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time, benefits eligible Building Service Worker (Custodian/Janitor).

This is a full-time benefits eligible position that is part of a collective bargaining agreement.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


Duties of the Full-Time Building Service Worker (Custodian/Janitor) include cleaning in assigned buildings which may include but are not limited to offices, athletic facilities, food service areas, classrooms, restrooms in accordance with university safety and quality standards. Duties will also include carpet and hard floor project work, bulb replacement, setting up areas for events, snow removal, occasional heavy lifting of supplies or furniture, and operational maintenance of custodial equipment.

The pay for this position is $18.28 an hour. Shift differential pay may be available depending on the shifts worked

All full-time positions work 5 consecutive days on and 2 consecutive days off for the 7 day week schedule. Our team operates with staff all 7 days per week. Shift hours available could be either 8:30pm to 5am shift or 10:30pm to 7am shift. Assigned shift hours and days on/off will be determined during initial training probationary time-frame. Most positions include weekends as part of the 5 consecutive days.

Required qualifications of the Full-Time Building Service Worker (Custodian/Janitor) include:

A valid Driver’s License
Knowledge and experience with methods, practices, materials, and equipment used in cleaning operations is required
Candidates who can read and understand instructions plus communicate for purposes of supporting event set-ups and safety procedures with attention to detail
Successfully completing a criminal background check and pre-employment physical are conditions of employment for this position.

Preferred Qualifications of the Full-Time Building Service Worker (Custodian/Janitor) include:

High school diploma or accepted equivalent
Six months of custodial/janitorial experience in a large residential or commercial building
Experience and working knowledge of proper custodial/janitorial cleaning procedures

This is a full-time benefits eligible position that is part of a collective bargaining agreement. New employees must satisfy a 90 working day probationary period and join the union after its satisfactory completion.

The position may be considered emergency essential, which means if campus closes due to an emergency or inclement weather, emergency essential employees still need to report and complete any regularly scheduled hours.


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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