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Moravian College
Human Resources

JOB POSTING: Custodian

Posted: 9/6/2017

Responsible for performing duties necessary for the care, protection and preservation of assigned buildings and surrounding grounds; Provide students, faculty and staff with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to live, learn, work and develop; Must possess prior knowledge and experience of cleaning methods, materials and equipment. Shift: Mon-Fri; 6AM – 2PM.

This position is full-time, 12 months, and eligible for full benefits.

CLASSIFICATION: Support Staff
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

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QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED, valid Pennsylvania driver’s license are required.  Provide demonstrated knowledge and experience of cleaning methods, materials and equipment.  Ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate physical strength is required.  Must be able to walk, stand, kneel, bend, pull, push, work from ladders and climb stairs and must not have allergic reactions to chemical substances or the more common environmental factors.  The ability to lift cleaning supplies and equipment with weights ranging from 20 to 30 pounds is essential.  The ability to follow oral and written instructions and work independently and the ability to establish and maintain working relations and effective communications with faculty, administration, staff and co-workers are required.  Must have average written and oral communication skills.

TO APPLY: All application materials MUST be combined into ONE (1) document formatted as a PDF file. Limit application materials to the cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references. If your experience qualifies you for this challenging position, please send this document electronically to jobs@moravian.edu.  Include 'Custodian’ in the email subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. (Application materials combined into one (1) Word file will be considered.) Questions about the position may be directed to 610-861-1527.


Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE