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Lead Custodian
Custodial Services - HCUS
Full-Time Staff
$33,946 - $42,432

Who we are

If you want to join a values-driven organization that transforms the lives of students, Anne Arundel Community College is the place for you. We provide opportunity for faculty and staff to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Every move we make is done with the intention of helping our students achieve academic excellence and remain engaged with their educational goals. Innovation and creativity are at the center of what we do at AACC. We’re looking for forward-thinking individuals who are ready to thrive and grow with us to join our team.

 We have a great opportunity for you

We want someone who understands and supports equity and fairness in the workplace, and the positive impact those standards can have on an organization.

More specifically, the Lead Custodian Evening is responsible for providing custodial services within all college buildings and for maintaining the safety and hygiene of classrooms, restrooms, hallways, administrative offices, and other assigned external areas during the day and evening shift.

Night Shift 11pm-7am


Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Anne Arundel Community College has acted - and continues to act - with the safety of our students, faculty and staff as the highest priority. All employees must attest to their vaccination status. Those who are not fully vaccinated may be required to submit proof of a current negative COVID test result weekly prior to reporting to work on campus. New employees must complete the Employee Vaccination Certification within three (3) business days of their start date.  Prospective or new employees may seek an accommodation for religious or medical reasons to both vaccination and testing.  More details to follow on the accommodation process.  Email questions to

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.


What you will do in this role

Dust, sweep, and or wax all hard floor surfaces.

Scrub, strip and wax all hard floor surfaces as scheduled.

Spray buff and/or burnish all hard floor surfaces as scheduled.
Vacuum and spot clean all carpets and upholstery as scheduled.

Shampoo carpets and upholstery as scheduled.

Wash walls, inside windows, window sills, baseboards, and glass doors as scheduled.

Clean and sanitize restrooms, including fixtures, hardware, tile surfaces, mirrors, partitions and floors. Replace restroom supplies as needed.

Unclog toilets if possible. Report all plumbing problems to the Assistant Supervisor immediately.

Remove graffiti from walls and other surfaces as needed.  If unable to remove, issue a work order and advise the Assistant Supervisor.

Dust office furniture, chairs, filing cabinets, and other furnishings in offices or elsewhere in the building on a daily.

Clean chalkboards, green boards, whiteboards, chalk trays, and erasers daily.

Collect trash and debris, including the removal of infectious waste containers and dispose of all trash and infectious waste in designated areas. Empty ashtrays daily.

Follow daily custodial schedule for assigned station.

Perform work orders as required.

Maintain proper care and use of equipment and materials in assigned station, including custodial rooms.

Notify Supervisor or Assistant Supervisors of maintenance issues so a work order can be generated.

Assist Supervisors as needed in the training of staff in cleaning methods and or procedures.

Relieve, assist or temporality substitute on other stations as assigned by the Facilities Operations Manager or Assistant Supervisors of Custodians.

Assist in the distribution of supplies to custodial staff.

Follow established safety policies and procedures, including the use of personal protective equipment necessary to perform all duties safely.

Generate work orders for items in need of repairs

Other duties as assigned by the Facilities Operations Manager or the Assistant Supervisor


What you will bring to this position

High school diploma or equivalent and specialized custodial training required.

Minimum of six years of custodial experience required.

Must be fluent in English and Spanish required.

Ability and willingness to be flexible concerning work locations, assignments, hours and shifts.

Excellent buffing and cleaning skills required.

Must demonstrate the ability to use industrial equipment, including ride-on burnishers and scrubbers as well as newer advanced cleaning equipment.

Must have a valid Maryland driver’s license and a good driving record when performance of other duties require the operation of any college-owned vehicle or motorized equipment.

Proven record of attendance and reliability.

Demonstrated ability to work collegially with a culturally diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and administrators on a regular basis.

And maybe a little of this too (our preference, but not required)

Demonstrated ability to professionally assist and interact with culturally diverse students, faculty, staff and the public.

Effective oral and electronic communication skills.


We love our benefits, and you will too!

AACC offers robust benefits such as generous paid leave (annual, sick, holiday, bereavement, spring and winter breaks), affordable health care plans, free dental and vision plans for full-time employees, Maryland State Pension System and/or other optional retirement plans that include employer contributions, disability leave, free AACC tuition for employees and eligible dependents, and tuition reimbursement for employees taking job-related courses at other institutions.  AACC also encourages a healthy work/life balance and offers a variety of wellness programs and free use of the gym. Staff and faculty enjoy free parking as well.



Monday - Friday
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Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.
College Statement on Diversity
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational environment with learning as our central mission. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.
•AACC is an equal opportunity employer who values the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.