Lubbock Christian University


Functional Title: Custodian
Classification: Full time, Non-Exempt Hourly
Division: Facilities
Department: Housekeeping
Reports To: Housekeeping Supervisor
Primary Function: Keep buildings and surrounding areas in clean and orderly condition

Major Duties:

  • Dust, sweep, scrub, wax, polish and mop floors using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines
  • Clean rugs, carpets, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers
  • Empties trash receptacles and bags trash for proper disposal
  • Clean classrooms, dorms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, stairways and other work areas so that health and safety standards are met
  • May change and replace light bulbs and clean lenses as directed
  • Clean and restocks paper and soap supplies in restrooms
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Clean outside of buildings: windows, sidewalks, and entry areas


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to help students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner
  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality is essential
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment
  • Ability to understand verbal instructions and follow safety procedures
  • Ability to operate vacuums and other related equipment
  • Ability to safely operate cleaning equipment and use cleaning supplies
  • Must work well as part of a team to meet the needs of students, facilities department and university offices
  • Ability to drive

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience preferred.

Physical Requirements: 

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Must be ambulatory around campus and in buildings
  • Required to regularly sit and stand
  • Ability to bend, stoop and lift
  • Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects
  • Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly
  • Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information
  • Required to lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 50+lbs


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required. LCU reserves the right to revise or change job duties, required skills or qualifications as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.