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University of Southern Mississippi Custodian II - Night Shift in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Custodian II - Night Shift

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Custodian II - Night Shift.

Position Details

Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001

United States

Division Administration Physical Plant

Position Type Staff

Employment Status Full Time

Grant Funded No

Salary Range 12.50 - 12.50

Pay Grade


Posting Close Date Open until filled

Shift 10 PM - 6:30 AM Sunday - Thursday

Job Summary

Performs manual cleaning of the assigned building(s). Uses proper methods and materials in cleaning and care for the building area and equipment, participates in the care, cleaning, and general maintenance of the buildings that are assigned, completing all tasks including football, baseball, work orders, etc. as assigned.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs manual cleaning of the assigned building(s). Uses proper methods and materials in cleaning and care for the building area and equipment, participates in the care, cleaning, and general housekeeping of the buildings that are assigned, completing all tasks including football, baseball, work orders, etc.) as assigned.

  • Must be able to show knowledge on the following types of equipment: commercial vacuum cleaners (uprights and backpack vacuums), wet/dry vac, backpack blower, auto scrubbers, pressure washer, shower machine, and carpet machines.

  • Sweeps, mops, and scrubs floors; cleans classrooms to include cleaning of desks and tables, chalkboards, white-boards and erasers; washes windows, walls, blinds, trash cans, air conditioning grills, glass and doors. Cleans bathrooms, replenishes supplies, and cleans drinking fountains in assigned buildings. Cleans and polishes brass and stainless steel. Empties trash inside and outside buildings, sweeps entrances and outside steps, ramps, sidewalks, and cleans buildings signs.

  • Cleans entrances (including windows, door areas, and entrance mats), sweeps and mops stairwells, vacuums carpeted areas.

  • Cleans large public areas such as football stadium, basketball coliseum, baseball stadium, and Bennett Auditorium. Cleans areas used for special events on campus before and after the events.

  • Unlocks buildings and cleans other areas as assigned in coverage zones.

  • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours. Emergency situations may include; property damage, personal injury, water leaks, flooding, overflowing restroom fixtures, broken window or door glass, and accidents resulting in the appearance of bodily fluids (blood, vomit waste, and urine).

  • Serves as a member of the Physical Plant Essential Personnel and as directed by the Physical 9.

  • Plant participates in pre-emergency preparations and post emergency recovery efforts.

  • Additional duties as assigned by Custodial Leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or general education degree (GED). Six (6) months of related experience in a higher education setting or commercial cleaning environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures, professional standards and regulations.

  • Knowledge of cleaning techniques and procedures, and the use of custodial materials, tools, equipment, and chemicals.

  • Skill in managing ones’ own time while completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

  • Ability to listen to, understand, and follow instructions.

  • Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.

  • Ability to react and respond quickly and calmly in emergency situations.

  • Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport with university faculty and staff, students, and the general public.

  • Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently with moderate supervision.

  • Ability to operate personal computer with a general understanding of application software, and an understanding of the internet.

  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.

About The University of Southern Mississippi

Since our founding in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi has remained dedicated to preparing students for success. We deliver programs to more than 13,000 students in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. We are a community-engaged Carnegie R1 university, earning distinction as one of the nation's leading research institutions.

Southern Miss is known for pioneering work in polymer science, ocean science, spectator sports safety and security, and bringing language to children with communication disorders. We are also a national leader in a broad range of disciplines, including cybersecurity, hydrography, nutrition, aquaculture, kinesiology, and economic development, among others.

We produce graduates ready to enter fields that are leading the way in emerging technologies through programs such as computer engineering, information technology, and ocean engineering. We’re developing the next generation of business leaders, while also responding to critical workforce shortages by producing skilled professionals in education and nursing. With a tradition of excellence in the arts, we are one of only 36 public institutions in the nation accredited in four major areas of the arts. Home to the Golden Eagles, our student-athletes compete in 17 NCAA Division I sports. With a culture marked by passion and persistence, Southern Miss is delivering graduates who are ready for life. For more information, visit

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.