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Cleaner Custodian - Appleton, WI

Appleton, WI
Part Time
Entry Level

KBS, the largest privately held facility services company in the nation with 100,000+ active client locations, is currently searching for a Janitorial Crew Member. The person in this janitorial/custodian position is a motivated individual that loves to clean and has a high attention to detail. The Janitorial Crew Member will perform general cleaning and upkeep for a large retailer or distribution center.

Individuals in these janitorial positions will ensure the building, grounds, and equipment are in a clean, orderly, and functional condition.

These are hourly, non-exempt, positions.

Work Schedule: Monday to Sunday

Work Shift:

1st Shift: 8 am – 3 pm

Pay: $15

Summary of duties:

General housekeeping/janitorial:

  • Clean and maintain building floor surfaces, including but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming, and spot cleaning
  • Clean furniture, walls, glass, mirrors, fixtures, machines, and other equipment (e.g., Dust, wash, vacuum, and polish)
  • Gather and empty trash
  • Service, clean and supply restrooms
  • May move furniture, light fixtures, or other items manually or with hand truck
  • May extract carpet (small jobs)

Follow safety guidelines and procedures:

  • Execute proper use of all equipment
  • Clean and maintain cleaning equipment per instructions (e.g., rags, mops, machines, tools, and buckets)
  • Prepare cleaning solutions (water, detergents, and other chemicals) according to specifications
  • In healthcare settings, will follow instructions to change out sharp containers and dispose of medical waste

Be a good steward of the facility:

  • Monitor and report facility issues requiring repairs (notify Lead, Site or Zone Manager)
  • Monitor building security and safety (lock doors after operating hours and ensure electrical appliances are turned off, etc.)

Maintain supply closet:

  • Properly stack and replace cleaning items and tools
  • Ensure supplies are available for each shift
  • Report supply requisition needs to Lead/Manager

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies


  • General familiarity with cleaning best practices
  • Knows how to set work priorities to work independently but can also coordinate work priorities to work as a member of a team


  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work for efficiencies without minimizing work results
  • Ability to operate and use janitorial tools, equipment, and supplies with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and safe handling for chemicals sheets/documents (generally in English; may have in Spanish where state required)


  • Dependable, honest, strong work ethic, motivated, professional appearance and hygiene, communication skills, team player

Educational Qualifications/Job Experience Requirements


  • Must successfully pass KBS background check and may be required to pass a drug test depending on the location being serviced; in healthcare settings, drug test is required
  • Janitorial/housekeeping or comparable experience is a plus

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full-time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • QuickPay offered through DailyPay for FT and PT
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income

Term Life and AD&D Insurance

Appleton, WI
Part Time
Entry Level