Custodian (Sign-On Bonus Available)

Date Posted: 4/4/2022

Location: Corydon, IA

Job Description:


  • Keeps buildings in clean and orderly condition. Duties will include cleaning restrooms, breakrooms, office areas and factory areas.
  • Performs heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish.
  • May make minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs as well as occasional touch up and finish painting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • Gather and empty trash.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors.
  • Dust furniture, walls, machines, or equipment. Clean and polish furniture and fixtures. Replace light bulbs and fixtures.
  • Make minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs. Performs touch up and finish painting.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Strip, seal, finish, and polish floors.
  • Steam clean or shampoo carpets.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Observe and report items needing major repair and/or potential hazards to supervisor or safety personnel as appropriate.
  • Monitors and restocks first aid kits and supplies.
  • Requisition supplies or equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, or supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks.
  • Set up, arrange, or remove tables, chairs, or ladders, etc. to prepare facilities for events, such as company lunches or meetings.
  • Follows safety rules and regulations when performing work assignments.

Educational Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred, but not required.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Previous custodial experience preferred.
  • Prior knowledge of maintaining waxed tile floors preferred.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize job tasks and requirements.
  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment such as vacuums, floor buffers, etc.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and maintain a high quality of performance. Paying attention to minute details of a project or task.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions and use simple math as needed.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive operations.
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs frequently; occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions such as bending, walking, reaching with hands, grasping, pushing and pulling.
  • Ability to wear PPE (personal protective equipment) as needed such as eye/face shields and clothing protection.

Work Environment:

  • Incumbent will work both in an office setting as well as a manufacturing shop environment with various noise levels and temperatures ranging from hot to cold depending on seasons.

Interested applicants may apply online or complete the job application and submit to:
Shivvers Manufacturing, Inc.
Attn: Personnel
614 W. English
Corydon, IA  50060
or email to

EOE. Physical and Drug Screen required.

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