PT Custodian

Location: SCCC - Newton, NJ

Date Posted: 04/26/2024

Schedule: Part-Time

Type: Sussex Staff

Company: Sussex County Community College

Job Description

The Custodian performs general cleaning activities and special project set ups. Wednesday thru Sunday.  

Essential Duties:

  1. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
  2. Knowledge of cleaning methods and procedures.
  3. Primarily responsible for cleaning assigned buildings, assist in work orders and setups, collection and disposal of trash from receptacles. .
  4. Good physical health and ability to perform assigned tasks.
  5. Previous custodial experience preferred.
  6. Required Criminal Background check and proof of US citizenship.
  7. Ability to lift 40 pounds.
  8. Possession of valid driver’s license is mandatory.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to the job at any time.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, including maintaining a valid driver’s license in good standing with DMV for those jobs that require driving.


  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to walk safely in a public setting utilizing manual tools, power tools and motor vehicles.
  • Basic knowledge of the practices, methods, tools, equipment and materials of custodial functions.
  • Strength and stamina to perform medium to heavy physical work: to lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects averaging a weight of 40 pounds, in all cases with the use of proper equipment and/or assistance from other staff.
  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time.

Preferred Skills:

  Previous custodial experience preferred.

Salary: $16.00 per hour.

To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Sussex County Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective September 1, 2011, the NJ First Act requires that certain classifications of persons employed by a public higher education institution will have 365 days within which to establish a principle residence in NJ. Failure to comply will render the individual unqualified to continue to hold the position. Individuals may seek exemption from the residency exemption committee based on critical need or hardship.