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Custodian I

Job ID: 53116
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Job Description:


Job Description
If you like to keep things clean, safe and in an orderly condition, then this job is for you! The Utah Department of Corrections is looking for a full time Custodian I to provide upkeep to State building interiors in a prison facility environment.

Principle Duties
The Custodian will ensure that all areas are free of dirt and clutter.
  • Clean and wax floors
  • Clean walls
  • Clean bathrooms, ensuring all are sanitary and fully operational
  • Dusting, vacuuming, cleaning windows, mirrors, lockers and other items
  • Maintain assigned area in the facility in a clean, safe, and orderly condition
The ideal Candidate
The model candidate for this position is someone who:
  • Has custodian experience in a business environment
  • Experience with multiple cleaning agents, products and equipment
  • Can lift over 50 lbs
  • Has professional experience in housekeeping practices, techniques and procedures
Why You Should Join Our Team
This is an exciting time for Corrections as we take the lead in the historic overhaul of our criminal justice system. As one of the State's largest agencies, we are constantly on the lookout for high-character people. You will receive great health and retirement benefits, as well as generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance. This is an outstanding opportunity for an outstanding individual. Click here to see a summary of the benefits that we offer. 

The Agency
Our Mission 
Our dedicated team of professionals ensures public safety by effectively managing offenders while maintaining close collaboration with partner agencies and the community. Our team is devoted to providing maximum opportunities for offenders to make lasting changes through accountability, treatment, education, and positive reinforcement within a safe environment.

For additional information about the Utah Department of Corrections please go to this link. http://www.corrections.utah.gov/



The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  Please click the following link for detailed information: Benefits

Amount of Pay:


Frequency of Pay:

per hour

Other Qualifications:

Example of Duties:
  • Maintains building(s) and/or facilities in a clean and orderly condition and/or removes snow from sidewalks and doorways, etc.
  • Cleans and maintains floors, dusts, waxes and polishes furniture, washes windows, mirrors, and other glass or plastic items, empties trash and garbage, etc.
  • Cleans, sterilizes and or disinfects areas and/or equipment.
  • Sets up and arranges tables and chairs.
  • Repairs, cleans, adjusts and/or performs preventive maintenance on  equipment, tools, or machinery, etc.


 Typical Qualifications:
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)
  • use cleaning agents, products and equipment
  • follow written and/or oral instructions
  • maintain and/or repair tools and equipment


 Supplemental Information:
  • Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc.
  • The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, defending oneself and/or others against physical attack.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with custodial experience.
  • Members of minority population groups are encouraged to apply.
  • All applications must be submitted online. Resumes emailed/faxed will not be accepted as an application. ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.
  • If you are a Department of Corrections employee, salary will be based on the current career ladder.


Minimum Education:


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Maintenance/Operational Services






Prisons & Institutions



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