custodial worker resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Detail-oriented environmental services worker skilled at providing professional cleaning services to clients, maintaining equipment and implementing new cleaning procedures. Works autonomously with strong time management skills. Demonstrates dedication to customer satisfaction, reliability and taking pride in job well done. Hardworking Custodian equipped with expert knowledge of cleaning equipment, products and techniques. Focuses on completing tasks quickly and with high quality standards in mind. Maintains sanitation levels in and around company facilities as set forth by company standards. Resourceful Custodian knowledgeable about unique cleaning procedures paired with deep familiarity of major health codes and standards. Versed in meticulously cleaning and maintaining buildings, grounds and facilities. Strong understanding of chemical liquids and hazardous components. Reliable [Job Title] experienced in cleaning and maintaining different types of facilities. Offers strength to lift heavy furniture, training in safety and expertise with job-related equipment. Dedicated to keeping spaces tidy and sanitized. Detail-oriented [Job Title] focused on providing excellent professional cleaning services to residential and commercial clients. Versed in maintaining flooring, washing windows and walls and performing various maintenance tasks. Familiar with handyman practices and basic landscaping. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Equipment Inspection
  • Groundskeeping
  • Mixing Cleaning Chemicals
  • Leaf Blowing
  • Facility Opening and Closing
  • Facility Maintenance
  • MSDS Knowledge
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Floor Cleaning and Buffing
  • Buffing and Waxing
  • Safe Chemical Disposal
  • Accident and Injury Prevention
  • Janitorial Equipment Familiarity
  • Equipment Repair
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Responsible and Dependable
  • Inventory Management
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Plumbing Repairs
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Facilities Inspection
  • Safety Standards and Protocols
  • Maintaining Building Security
  • Supply Inventory Management
  • Industrial Equipment Operation
  • Trash Collection and Removal
  • Facility and Site Cleaning
  • Site Inspection and Evaluation
  • Quality Control
  • Positive Team Player
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Conscientious and Detail-Oriented
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Damage Prevention
  • Physical Stamina
  • Productivity and Time Management
  • Policy and Procedure Enforcement
  • Job Status Updates
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Corrective Maintenance
  • Damage Reporting
  • Minor Repairs
  • Work Prioritization
  • Timely Paperwork Completion
  • Employee Training
  • Problem-Solving
  • Customer Service-Focused
  • Team Collaboration
  • Crew Supervision
  • Client Communication
  • Room Setup and Breakdown
Education and Training
Menchville High School Newport News, VA Expected in 06/1988 High School Diploma : - GPA :
The University Of Kansas Hospital - Custodial Worker
North Kansas City, MO, 03/2013 - 06/2019
  • Vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance.
  • Wiped down various surfaces with approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs to maintain public safety.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain longevity and health.
  • Maintained janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend machine life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Operated carpet extractors and floor buffers according to instructions.
  • Reduced cleaning time significantly while maintaining company quality standards.
  • Wet and spot mopped to clean floors and other surfaces in public corridors.
  • Checked and stocked inventory throughout facility to meet expected demands.
  • Moved equipment and furniture to thoroughly clean space.
  • Kept building interiors appealing with routine deep cleaning of high-traffic areas.
  • Maintained accountability for building keys, master keys and access cards.
  • Operated industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks.
  • Inspected exterior and interior of building for service issues and reported damages and needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Set up and removed furniture, equipment and supplies required for meetings and special events.
  • Discarded cardboard boxes and trash in compactors and balers.
  • Performed landscaping tasks and removed litter to maintain grounds.
  • Gathered and emptied trash cans and disposed of bags.
  • Cleaned floors and surfaces by sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing.
  • Sanitized and deep cleaned bathroom floors and surfaces.
  • Mopped and waxed floors, dusted, deep cleaned bathrooms and removed trash to keep buildings in clean and orderly condition.
  • Stored, used and disposed of cleaning chemicals and supplies.
  • Stocked, sanitized, cleaned and inspected restrooms.
  • Disposed of waste and gathered individual trash bags to place in receptacles.
  • Dusted and wiped furniture and fixtures.
  • Completed sweeping and vacuuming, glass cleaning and trash collecting.
  • Monitored cleaning supply levels and requested reordering when inventory ran low.
  • Read and followed company, customer and safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Notified superiors of damaged fixtures, dispensers and furniture or building issues.
  • Maintained, sanitized and vacuumed dining area and washed kitchen floors prior to closing.
  • Swept and power washed outside building to keep sidewalks and parking lot clean.
  • Sorted and disposed of trash and recycling materials to keep common areas clean and organized.
  • Reported interior and exterior maintenance needs to managers.
  • Recorded routine inspection and maintenance activities.
  • Responded promptly to requests to clean and sanitize areas after accidents.
  • Responded to emergency cleaning requests to meet client expectations.
  • Organized custodial closets to easily find equipment and supplies.
  • Maintained inventory of cleaning supplies and documented items requiring reorder.
  • Assessed cleaning equipment and performed repairs when needed.
Provision Living - COOK
Washington, MO, 05/1994 - 10/2004
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Took inventory counts before and after shifts to complete food inventory or storage sheets.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
Mccoy's Building Supply - Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember
Brenham, TX, 08/1988 - 10/1998
  • Employed ground weapons such as howitzers and vehicle-mounted guns to support combat operations.
  • Inspected and repaired systems to maximize performance.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.

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School Attended

  • Menchville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Custodial Worker
  • COOK
  • Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember


  • High School Diploma

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