Custodian Resume Example

Custodian Resume Sample

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Growing and gifted custodian with about 1 year of experience in performing custodial and maintenance duties in and around family housing facilities. Possesses the ability to troubleshoot, performing minor custodial maintenance repairs and respond to emergency calls in need of immediate service. Implemented team setup, takedown, and maintenance repairs for several family housing units. Worked closely with employee team members and families within the community to meet their custodial needs. Great at resolving problems to ensure efficiency and promote safety during all work operations.


Broadway High School, Broadway, VA


  • Adequate knowledge of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of indoor and outdoor surfaces.
  • Excellent knowledge of the proper use of a wide range of chemicals according to state and federal regulations for custodial cleaning.
  • Great knowledge of handling and disposing of hazardous materials and blood-borne pathogens with immediate care.
  • Outstanding ability to perform physical activities such as but not limited to lifting heavy items.
  • Excellent ability to work safely in an environment containing caustic chemicals, cleaning materials, dust and noise.
  • Uncanny ability to establish and maintain a positive working relationship with all employees.



City of Martinsville & New Martinsville Maintenance, New Martinsville, WV

Fab. 2015 – Present

  • Coordinate, direct and perform routine comprehensive custodial maintenance of assigned facilities according to the weekly schedule.
  • Operate a riding mower, push mower or weed eater as needed for outdoor facility maintenance.
  • Vacuum, spot clean carpets, wash windows, and dust office or home furniture.
  • Remove and dispose of trash in accordance with established company procedures.
  • Properly clean with disinfectants in restrooms, locker rooms, swim centers, childcare centers, health care centers, and other public occupational facilities.
  • Effectively order, stock, and re-stock facilities with needed supplies on a daily or weekly basis.


Project Renewal Inc, New York, NY           

June. 2009 – Mar. 2014   

Vacuumed and shampooed carpets. Removed stains on surfaces by using chemicals and equipment. Dusted and polished furniture. Gathered and disposed of trash and other harmful material. Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies. Cleaned grounds and parking lots to ensure they are free of litter and debris. Pressure washed outside walkways surrounding the building. Cleaned mirrors and removed fingerprints from walls and doors. Cleaned disinfected and stocked restrooms.


A&J Cleaning Services, Miami, FL July 2000 – May 2009

  • Daily cleaning of office and meeting rooms and a dusting of all furniture and fixtures, as required.
  • I was responsible for vacuuming all carpeted areas and mopping of entrance and exit doors walkways.
  • Washing and disinfect all restrooms, including mirrors and floors and spot cleaning walls and toilet partitions.
  • Replenishing toilet tissues and soap as needed in the restrooms.
  • Emptying of all wastebaskets and garbage cans.
  • Disposing of garbage in outside storage bins.
  • Wiping down all entrances and exits including glass doors hardware.
  • Disinfecting of drinking fountains.
  • Performed minor maintenance repairs.
  • Reporting of any major maintenance repairs.
  • Cleaning of kitchens sinks and counters.
  • Reporting of any damage or acts of vandalism.
  • Scrub cleaning, buffing and polishing of hard flooring; such as tile and concrete.    


Average Salary for Custodian Job

National Average

Base Salary
$21k – $49k
Bonus$52 – $2k
Profit Sharing$3 – $3k
Total Pay
$21k – $42k

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Good Skills to Include on Custodian Resume

  1. Expert with common hand and power tools for repair and maintenance ( power drill, mower etc..).
  2. Familiar with sanitizing policies and procedures.
  3. 20 weeks of intensive on-campus custodial training.
  4. Knowledgeable of various types of general cleaning practices.


Action Words for Custodian Resume


Common Certificates for Custodian Resume

  • Spartan Chemical Certifications / CPR
  • Driver License
  • Fire extinguisher training


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