Montclair State University

  • Housekeeper - Custodial Services (Multiple)

    Job Locations US-NJ-Montclair
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/3/2018 12:25 PM)
    University Facilities
  • Overview

    Building on a distinguished 107-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The University’s eight colleges and schools serve over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 300 doctoral, master's, and baccalaureate level programs. The University is currently enjoying a period of very significant growth in enrollment, academic programs, capital assets, and reputation. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State delivers the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a supportive, sophisticated and diverse academic environment.


    Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at




    Under the direction of the Crew Supervisor and/or Assistant Housekeeping Supervisor, the Senior Building Maintenance Worker will be responsible for the following: cleaning campus facilities alone or in teams; cleaning public areas and meeting spaces. Performing room set-ups; replacing light bulbs, cleaning light fixtures and restrooms. Sweeping, mopping, stripping and waxing, buffing floors; vacuuming and shampooing carpets. Collection and removal of trash, bringing trash to curb or receptacles, transfer of recyclable materials. Dusting of all surfaces and vents, and cleaning of inside window surfaces. Cleaning of desks, tables, chairs, and removal of graffiti. Cleaning offices, classrooms, and work areas. Performs snow removal as directed.  Attends in-service training and participates in University quality and processing improvement initiatives. Assists with the sorting, distribution, transportation and storage of cleaning supplies. Keeps janitorial closet stocked and clean; maintains housekeeping equipment.


    This is a Civil Service non-competitive position. A successful completion of a 4-month working test period is required.                        

    A high school diploma or its equivalency is preferred.  Able to speak, read, and understand English.  The candidate must be able to lift 25 lbs and use a ladder.

    One (1) year of experience in housekeeping experience in a university or school setting, or hospital is preferred. 

    40 hour work week, with variable hours; must be flexible, and be willing to work any shift.

    This position is designated as essential. The designation of essential requires employees at these 24/7 facilities to be present due to inclement weather situations.


    O08: $29,377.21-$40,825.39 *NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission’s formula. Salaries for external candidates are determined up to $33,193.27.


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