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Project Custodian

Apply now Job no: 493631
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Housekeeping
Division: Business and Finance

Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don't just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities. 

For the 15th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”! Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

Our Service 
Excellence Philosophy:

At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

Click here to learn more about our commitment to Service Excellence at Rollins College!

& Perks:

  • Paid Every 2 Weeks (direct deposit)
  • 15 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
  • 10 Days - Paid Holidays
  • 5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Monday to Friday, Day Shifts (no weekends as part of normal schedule*)
  • The College provides uniforms, equipment, and PPE
  • Rollins College is conveniently located on multiple Lynx Bus Routes (Winter Park/Rosemont-9 &  Winter Park/Springs Village-23) and within walking distance from the Winter Park SunRail Station
  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards, and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive hourly rate of $15 along with our generous benefits package. Click here to review our full benefits package.

Job Summary:

The Project Custodian operates as part of a team whose primary responsibility will be to perform projects and relief work outside of the normal custodial services for academic, administration and residential buildings.

  • Performs extensive cleaning on carpets and refinishing of hard floors mixing chemicals appropriately and using more complex cleaning equipment.
  • Performs extensive pressure washing of buildings, walls, windows, etc.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork regarding projects completed during the course of the day.
  • Dust mops, sweeps, vacuums, mops, strips, and refinishes floors. Operate equipments such as scrubbers, buffers, vacuum cleaners, and carpet cleaners.
  • Cleans glass doors, windows and mirrors.
  • Dusts walls, furniture and light fixtures.
  • Cleans water fountains.
  • Sweeps stairs.
  • Empties waste containers, separating recyclable items.
  • Maintains restrooms in a sanitary condition.
  • Cleans chalkboards and chairs in classrooms.
  • Assists in relocating furniture, books, and equipment.
  • Replaces light bulbs and performs various minor building maintenance tasks.
  • Sets-up special events; i.e., set-up and clean tables, trash containers, set- up and rearrange furniture, etc.
  • Turns off lights and secure buildings.
  • Provides relief for other positions in custodial department.


  • Ability to read, write, and follow basic instructions in English.
  • Six (6) months to one year of job-related experience.

Position Competencies:

  • Extensive knowledge of cleaning chemicals.
  • Knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment typically used in janitorial work and set-ups.
  • Knowledge of all carpet types and hard floor types and cleaning procedures for them.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions for mixing of chemicals and diagrams for set-up of events.
  • Ability to perform a variety of heavier tasks in the care of buildings and equipment.
  • Ability to complete written paperwork regarding projects completed.
  • Ability to adapt to different situations during the course of the day and changes to schedules.
  • Customer service skills in dealing with students, faculty, staff, the public, etc.
  • Ability to understand English and effectively communicate in the English language is preferred.

Work Environment:

  • Works on-campus at multiple work sites including indoors and outdoors.
  • Work requires physical exertion (bending, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 50 pounds, etc.) and standing for long periods.
  • Work may require overtime.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume (optional)

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About the
Facilities Services 

Facilities Services serves a variety of roles for the campus community by taking care of the physical environment and keeping things operating for faculty, students, and staff. The Housekeeping Team provides service and support to create an environment where learning can happen. To learn more about Rollins' Facilities Services, please click here.

About Rollins College:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

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