Custodian, Days - Housing

Updated: 14 days ago
Location: Hammond, INDIANA

Overview of Custodian, Days - Housing

This position will maintain a clean, safe, and healthy environment for University Village Residents.  Provide custodial services for Resident Hall public spaces, common areas, and unoccupied rooms.  Learn specialized cleaning procedures such as floor stripping and waxing.  Work mostly unsupervised to ensure assigned areas are being cleaned and maintained.  Assist Maintenance department with some minor repairs such as replacing light bulbs and updating electronic locks.  Subject to callback during emergencies to limit damage to University Village facilities.

  • 12.31/hour


  • Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm

Benefits of Custodian
  • Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance and more
  • Ten paid vacation days first year of employment
  • Ten paid holidays
  • University paid and matching contribution to retirement
  • University contribution to Health Savings Account –  
    • Plus, a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children at any Purdue campus

For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit:
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving approximately 8,800 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.
PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores.  You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a short drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.

Education of Custodian
  • High school diploma/GED

Experience of Custodian
  • No experience required.  Previous custodial/janitorial experience preferred. 

Core Competencies of Custodian
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 lbs. frequently, and up to 60 lbs. occasionally.

Additional Information

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check.


Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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