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Custodian Resume (Sample Job Description & Skills)

Custodian Resume (Sample Job Description & Skills)

You need a custodian job. They need a custodian. Trouble is, you’re not the only one applying. Show them you’re the best pick with this top notch sample custodian resume.

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Chad Jenkins



Professional Summary


Hard-working custodian with 2+ years of experience. Dependable and physically fit. Seeking to keep things organized and shining at Mingo County High School. Commended 10x at Coalville High for fast, thorough work and a consistently pleasant attitude. Not afraid to work extra when needed and haven’t taken a sick day in 2 years.


Work Experience



Coalville High School

Dec 2017–March 2019

  • Worked as sole custodian in 100+ student high school. Performed all custodial duties with more than 10 commendations for dependability and friendliness.
  • Noticed a fire hazard and promptly brought it to the principal’s attention. She addressed it swiftly and said I saved the school from a damaging and possibly disastrous fire.
  • Received frequent thanks from teachers for chipping with things that “aren’t my job.”
  • Fixed the HVAC on a 95 degree day and averted a nasty situation.
  • Always completed trash removal, sweeping, mopping, dusting, and maintenance tasks ahead of schedule. Spent the extra time on deep cleaning projects.
  • Maintained good relationships with staff, students, and parents. One parent wrote a letter to the school in praise of my kind attitude.


Volunteer Custodian

Sycamore Creek Animal Shelter

Nov 2016–Present

  • Volunteer 2x per month to clean floors and cages and do maintenance in a 150-animal capacity shelter.
  • Created new cage-cleaning system that cut the time to clean each cage by 75%.




2012–2016 Tumbled Mountain High School

Graduated June 2016

  • A favorite with teachers because of my cheerfulness.
  • Maintained a summer job mowing lawns and doing yard work.




  • Soft skills: Dependability, honesty, friendliness, physical fitness, communication
  • Hard skills: Sweeping, mopping, dusting, emptying trash, maintenance.




Take daily walks to clear my mind.

Volunteer 4x per year to work on local food drives.


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