Custodian - Missouri Western State University

Missouri Western State University
Job Description

Missouri Western State University invites you to join our Physical Plant Team. This team cares for the grounds and buildings on the beautiful Missouri Western State University Campus located in St Joseph, Missouri, just 45 minutes north of Kansas City. The current openings are for our Custodial team.

Job Focus: Custodian cleans and sanitizes the interior spaces of university facilities.

Enjoy a full-time position working 37.5 hours per week, great benefits including generous paid time off, health and other insurance, employee and dependent tuition, and excellent retirement.

Essential Duties:

  • Cleans surfaces of building interiors, entrances, and furnishings; routinely cleans and maintains carpeted and hard-surfaced flooring; cleans interior and entrance glass; and cleans and sanitizes restrooms and water fountains. 
  • Removes trash from building interiors and entrances. 
  • Provides clean-up for special events and assists with set-up and/or tear-down of equipment and furnishings. 
  • Maintains supply of cleaning materials and equipment. 
  • Secures buildings as directed. 
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year custodial work or related field
  • You take pride in your work.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Cleaning chemicals and equipment 
  • Proper cleaning techniques 
  • Floor care and maintenance, using buffers, scrubbers, vacuums, and floor finishes 
  • Communication as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisors, students and the general public

Mon-Friday 37.5 hours per week 
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. M- F 

Starting pay: $10.47 an hour

Apply today at:
If you need assistance, call 816-271-4505

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