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CHS Harrisburg - Harrisburg, PA

The CHS Harrisburg Custodian is committed to ensuring the Center is neat, clean and in an orderly condition at all times. This individual is responsible for the building's appearance by cleaning and disinfecting common areas with light to medium foot traffic, washing of children's bedding and returned supplemental clothing, cleaning/pickup parking lot and outside area, trash removal, and restocking of restrooms, breakrooms, and trash bins. The Custodian is expected to perform custodial duties in accordance with established standards and procedures. This individual will report to the Operations Manager, Harrisburg for updates, progress, risks, and issues. Starting pay rate is approximately $14.85 per hour, based on experience.


  • Maintaining cleanliness of lobby and other common areas
  • Sweeping, mopping, scrubbing floors and stairs
  • Washing child bedding and supplemental clothes when soiled
  • Vacuuming floors
  • Cleaning and dusting furniture and other surfaces
  • Cleaning and servicing lavatories, break rooms
  • Cleaning windows
  • Cleaning up spills
  • Providing trash collection and assist in recycling (general areas and classroom)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or a general educational development (GED) certificate
  • 1 year experience in a janitorial or custodial position
  • Able to physically interact with children. Must stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, reach above shoulders, bend climb stairs and or move/pick up items of up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Basic understanding of cleaning and sanitation procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Responsible, enthusiastic, and cares about working for a mission-focused organization
  • Ability to proactively identify problems and implement solutions
  • Willingness to be held accountable and receive feedback
  • Commitment to the mission and values of CHS and MHS and demonstrated high degree of integrity as all MHS and CHS staff are considered to be role models for children
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to effectively work with low-income families (preferred)
  • U.S. work authorization and successful completion of pre-employment background checks and clearances
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Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning does not discriminate against applicants or employees, in hiring, promotion or any terms or conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion or religious creed, veteran status, disability or use of a guide or support animal because of the blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals, or any other status protected under applicable federal or Pennsylvania law.

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