Custodian/Maintenance Worker


Florence, KY

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Custodian/Maintenance Worker

  • 492788
  • Florence, KY
  • Staff
  • Full-time
  • Gateway Community & Technical College

Title: Custodian/Maintenance Worker

Salary Range: 30,810.00/year ($15.80/hour) with 0.30 Shift Differencial

Contract Term Length: 12 Months

Standard Hours: 37.50

Work Location: On-Site

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

College: Gateway Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Gateway Covington

Department: Maintenance & Operations


Gateway Community & Technical College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

Gateway Community & Technical College invites applications for a Custodian/Maintenance Worker. This full-time position will provide general maintenance and upkeep of buildings and grounds to maintain a safe and clean environment for learning.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 2:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Job Duties:

  • Performs general custodial duties such as daily cleaning of restrooms, classrooms, and offices based on the schedule provided by the supervisor.
  • Moves and assembles furniture and equipment for room set-up. Replaces light bulbs, ceiling tiles, etc
  • Provides general maintenance and minor repairs. This includes repairing furniture, unclogging drains, sweeping and waxing floors, operating floor buffer, and assisting maintenance technicians on more technical repairs.
  • Maintains grounds, which includes leaf removal, picking up trash, and snow removal.
  • Operates forklift and/or lawn equipment.
  • Will assist in set-up during special events.
  • Other duties assigned.

Working Conditions/Job Hazards:

  • Normal maintenance/custodial environment with moderate noise (examples: lawn mowers, drills, vacuum cleaners, etc.)
  • A moderate degree of hazard or danger associated with the job.

Physical Demands: (with or without reasonable accommodation) Primarily sitting using fingers, hands and arms to reach.

  • Occasional stooping, kneeling or crouching.
  • Primarily use close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School/GED, or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets the KCTCS insurance standards and must be able to drive cars, vans, and pickup trucks.
  • 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Ability to operate floor buffer, vacuum, weed-eater, a truck with snow blade and salt spreader, operate leaf blower, shop vac, carpet cleaning machines, and operate fork-lift.
  • Ability to effectively communicate using auditory and visual methods, ability to distinguish colors, follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent organizational skills; high attention to detail; independent; self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment and external business and community partners, representing himself/herself professionally and courteously.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and, in writing.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Forms, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, and Word).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in and understanding of working with students from diverse populations is preferred.
  • Experience working at the community college level is preferred.


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