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149 South Main Street, Wayland, MI, USA

Job Type


About the Role

Do you enjoy cleanliness and organization? Do you take pride in creating and maintaining a safe and pristine environment? Are you looking to pick up some flexible hours outside of the regular 9-5 sphere? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Henika District Library is looking for you! We are seeking a reliable and detail-oriented Custodian to join our team. As a Custodian, you will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of our facilities. This is a vital role in ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for employees and visitors.


Flexible. Perform services three times a week before the library opens or after we close for the evening. Amounts to 8-12 hrs per week.

Pay Range

$17 - $21 /hr



Expected Start



  • Cleans interior of the Henika District Library including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, trash removal, dusting, bathrooms, and windows, etc.

  • Oversees the cleanup of biohazards by implementing appropriate cleaning procedures.

  • Maintains tools in good working order.

  • Notifies the Circulation Supervisor or Director of any cleaning supplies or maintenance items that need to be ordered.

  • Maintains a stocked and well organized cleaning storage space.

  • Oversees basic maintenance and upkeep of Henika District Library including replacing light bulbs, filters, carpet squares, and batteries, as well as small repairs, painting, and touch ups.

  • Maintains grounds by completing tasks not covered by outside service providers, including picking up trash and emptying trash cans, sweeping outdoors, cleaning exterior windows, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High-School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Experience working in a janitorial or custodial position preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail and task orientation

  • Work positively and efficiently with the public and fellow library staff

  • Completes required duties in a timely and efficient manner

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to pass a background check

  • Knowledge of blood-borne pathogens and biohazard cleanup

  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and cleaning product safety requirements

  • Reliable transportation to job location(s)

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk for 10 minutes at 2.5 MPH

  • Ability to push and pull 100 LBS

  • Ability to kneel, twist, reach, and grasp

  • Ability to lift 15 LBS, 60 IN  in height

Cleaning Expectations

Daily (3x per week):

  • Wipe down using hospital-grade disinfectant all-purpose spray cleaner on all everyday surfaces, cabinets, countertops, table tops, chairs, sinks, phones, and desks (free of personal belongings and paperwork.)

  • Clean doors, frames, handles, knobs, and switches with hospital-grade disinfectant all-purpose spray cleaner.

  • Empty all lined waste receptacles (inside and outside) and dispose of them as directed. Replace liners after.

  • Spot wipe all entry and internal partition glass free of smudges and fingerprints using disinfecting glass cleaner.

  • Clean and sanitize all water-coolers and traps using disinfecting all-purpose spray cleaner.

  • Vacuum all carpeting and mats, picking up any larger debris if necessary.

  • Mop all hard surface floor areas with disinfecting floor cleaner.

  • Clean and disinfect exterior of all appliances.

  • Thoroughly clean the inside of the microwave.

  • Restock any paper or soap products.

  • Spot clean walls using disinfecting all purpose spray and glass cleaner.

  • Clean and disinfect sinks and toilets using disinfecting all purpose spray and glass cleaner.

  • Clean and organize the cleaning storage area.

At least once a week:

  • Magic eraser wall scuffs.

  • Vacuum upholstered furniture.

  • Clean and dust all cubicle ledges, window sills, and wastebaskets.

  • Clean and polish restroom dispensers, fixtures, chrome, metal, and mirrors using disinfecting all purpose spray and glass cleaner with microfiber cloths.

  • Launder cleaning cloths, rags, mop heads, etc.

At least once a month:

  • Dust all high and low vertical and horizontal surfaces and corners not cleaned in the course of normal dusting.

  • Dust blinds, light fixtures, ceiling vents, and picture frames.

  • Dust down / vacuum baseboards.

  • Dust tops of bookcases.

As needed:

  • Sweep porch of leaves, dirt, and debris.

  • Replace lightbulbs and batteries.

  • Paint touch ups.

  • Shampoo carpets and rugs with carpet cleaner (twice annually).

  • Replace furnace filters (every 3 months).

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