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Custodial Worker (1st Shift)

Custodial Worker (1st Shift)

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time

Title: Custodial Worker (1st Shift)

Division: Finance and Administration

Department: Finance and Administration

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: Grade 3: $11.09/hour

EEO Job Group: 9 E8

Position Summary

The University of Southern Indiana (USI) is seeking a full-time, benefit eligible Custodial Worker. This first shift (Monday through Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) position will perform a full range of custodial duties related to the cleaning and maintenance of buildings on the USI campus.

The Custodial Worker is responsible for general cleaning (restrooms, stairwells and hallways, offices, conference rooms, other related areas), disposal of trash and recyclables, setting up for events, and assisting in snow removal from building entrances and adjacent walkways as needed.


  • Perform general cleaning of classrooms, offices, conference rooms, laboratories, dining rooms, gymnasium, auditorium, locker rooms, libraries, and all related areas.
  • Clean restroom facilities and related fixtures and restock supplies.
  • Perform general cleaning of windows, walls, doors, stairs, desks, chairs, tables, blackboards, and related furniture and fixtures.
  • Clean, sweep, vacuum, extract, mop, strip, wax, polish, buff, and maintain floors, steps, entrances, and halls.
  • Dispose of trash, biohazards and recyclables properly.
  • Replace light bulbs as needed.
  • Apply approved insecticides or pesticides, and rodent poisons.
  • Setup and arrange furniture and equipment for classes and scheduled events.
  • Assist in snow removal from building entrances and adjacent walkways.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Must be able to read and write.
  • Must possess basic math skills.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently and be self-motivated to complete tasks within allotted timeframe.
  • Working knowledge of microcomputers, internet, and electronic mail systems required.
  • Ability to work with diverse group of individuals required.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • High school diploma/GED preferred.
  • Experience in industrial or commercial cleaning preferred.

About USI

The University of Southern Indiana is a public higher education institution located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, IN. We offer employees exceptional benefits! Benefits for this position include:

  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan where the University makes the total contribution equivalent to 7% of annual salary.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for employees/75% for spouses and dependent children.
  • Accrue up to 10 paid vacation days per fiscal year – accrual increases after 4, 7, and 11 years of service

For more information about the benefits that USI offers, please visit

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI will not sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.