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  • Operate vacuum cleaning equipment.
  • Clean and polish furniture, cases, fixtures, and furnishings.
  • Clean mirrors, inside of exterior glass and both sides of interior glass while standing on floor or stool.
  • Clean and disinfect toilets, restroom fixtures, dispensers, partitions, and floor.
  • Stock Restroom supplies.
  • Dust venetian blinds while standing on floor or stool.
  • Spot wash walls to remove such items as splash marks around sinks, and finger prints around light switches.
  • Clean patient bedside equipment.
  • Make beds and change linen.
  • Collect and transport all waste materials to designated location.
  • Report items in need of repair.
  • Sweep and dust floors and stairways.
  • Wet mop areas of floor or stairs to clean up such items as spilled liquid or food.
  • Wet mop, damp mop, spot mop, and dust furnishings.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies in accordance with specific instructions.
  • Open or lock buildings or rooms.
  • Turn off and on lights and equipment.
  • Set up / tear down chairs and tables for events.
  • Collect and transport soiled linen to designated location.
  • Clean assigned area of work and equipment.
  • Maintain all custodial equipment and closets
  • Move and arrange furniture and furnishings
  • Rearrange  / reset classrooms as required.
  • Safely apply cleaning chemicals.
  • Snow shoveling
  • Fill supply orders and restock closets.


Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from high school or GED is necessary
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to lift, bend, and be on your feet for several hours at a time.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ custodial working experience.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in spoken and written English.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.