Wing Haven – Custodian

Categories: Job Opportunities

Job Title: Custodian
Reports To: Executive Director
Hourly up to 20-25 hours per week. Tuesday through Saturday. Occasional holidays or after hours/weekend work.

Position Summary:

The custodian provides the cleaning required to maintain the facilities on the Wing Haven property some of which are historic. This role plays a key part in the visitor experience and overall impression of Wing Haven as a destination. This position also supports the setup and breakdown for events and rentals on the campus.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Keeps all buildings clean and in an orderly condition.
  • Performs routine maintenance activities that does not require a licensed subcontractor
  • Performs heavy cleaning duties to include – sweeping, mopping, dusting, and vacuuming. Additionally cleans and maintains windows, mirrors.
  • Gathers and empties recycling and trash into large bins.
  • Scrubs, sanitizes, and supplies all restroom facilities.
  • Mixes environmentally friendly cleaning solutions in containers in preparation for cleaning, according to instructions.
  • Follows procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power machinery to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Cleans and polishes fixtures and furniture.
  • Notify supervisor when carpets need to be steam cleaned.
  • Manages inventory of cleaning supplies. Works with office manager to order supplies.
  • Drives Wing Haven van as required to perform cleaning work or pick up supplies.
  • Notifies managers regarding the need for repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Performs small maintenance tasks on campus as needed.

Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of environmentally friendly cleaning practices and procedures
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for many hours
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion for long periods of time
  • Experience with using cleaning equipment, including vacuum cleaners, mops, and cleaning solutions
  • Background in handling, mixing, and using cleaning chemicals
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, climb ladders and work at particular heights

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic math skills
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and event weekends
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment
  • Must be able to serve all guests equally regardless of their age, disability, national origin, religious belief, veteran status, race/color, genetic information, marital status, gender identity and/or sexual orientation
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to successfully pass a criminal background check

Send resume and cover letter to: Wing Haven, att: Custodian Position, 260 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28209 or apply online

Please apply by June 15,2021