custodian resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

I have worked hard since I was 14 with two paper routes and from there have always looked to better my self from position to position. Through tough times I have always found a way to make it known that I was ready to work and strive to be an example of what is expected from all of my past employers. I have been one that my employers and managers have relied on to make sure tasks are completed and that other employees never fall behind in understanding what it takes to be great. I learned a lot about responsibility and patience at Mohegan Sun through their set of Core Values and it helped shape the worker that I am today. I strive to improve my life and the life of my family at any opportunity that comes my way. I am a person who makes sure to be on time and expects to always do what is necessary to get the job done and look forward to making the path too success a main focus. My current job requires that I follow safety precautions at all times and we are PPE compliant. My goal is to have a great career and create a healthy, fulfilled, happy life for my family. I want to be an example of hard work for my two sons to look up to and strive to be one day.

  • Snow removal
  • MSDS knowledge
  • Detail-oriented
  • Plumbing repairs
  • Team player
  • Janitorial equipment familiarity
  • Buffing and waxing
  • Mixing cleaning chemicals
  • Assisting customers
  • Overseeing deliveries
  • Inventory management
  • Results-driven
  • Safe driver
  • Flexible schedule
  • Map reading and navigation skills
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Dedicated to job at hand
  • Seeks perfection on all tasks
  • Believes recognition is good but not necessary
Education and Training
Norwich Adult Education Norwich, CT, Expected in 06/2009 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Cargill - Custodian
Mason City, IA, 11/2015 - Current
  • Disposed of trash, cleaned and organized classrooms and learning areas and maintained supply inventory.
  • Helped set up venue for special events by locating furniture and building desired arrangements.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs and replacement equipment immediately to reduce machinery downtime.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by trained new staff on proper cleaning methods and procedures.
  • Maintained all janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Dusted furniture, walls, machines and equipment, replaced burned out light bulbs and fixed broken equipment.
  • Thoroughly cleaned establishment, including rooms, lobbies, lounges and restrooms to maintain organized and welcoming environment.
  • Emptied all trash cans and replaced liners, disposing of all refuse in proper receptacles for garbage and recycling collections.
  • Vacuumed carpets, mopped floors and washed blinds, using company-approved cleaning products.
  • Handled, used and stored hazardous chemical cleaners correctly to prevent injury or illness.
  • Stripped, sealed and finished classroom and hallway floors every summer vacation.
  • Mixed water and detergents in containers to prepare chemical cleaning solutions, adhering to all safety measures to avoid accidents and exposure to poisonous gases.
  • Steam cleaned and shampooed carpets to prolong life of fibers and boost color.
  • Safely operated equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor buffers and carpet machines and trained new incoming employees in proper usage.
  • Responded to radio calls and individuals with requests for building and maintenance repairs and cleanups immediately.
  • Cleaned public restrooms, including scrubbing sinks, toilets, countertops and mirrors to mitigate germs and risk of illness.
  • Maintained a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and adhere to OSHA standards of safe working practices.
  • Followed proper handling procedures for chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floor and fixtures.
  • Raked leaves, cut and watered grass and picked up garbage to maintain grounds.
  • Operated compactors and balers to discard cardboard boxes and trash.
  • Provided extra security during and after school hours, locked and shut down various buildings throughout New London Public Schools.
  • Checked buildings on weekends for signs of malfunctions in plumbing or electricity
Mcdonald's - Cashier/customer Service
Louisville, KY, 06/2014 - 11/2015
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Troubleshot and resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by providing assistance with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns to managers for remediation.
  • Inspected items for damage and reported issues to supervisor to return unsalable merchandise and obtain replacements for customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Rectified discrepancies between accounting records and cash drawer by researching daily transactions to pinpoint issues.
  • Served needs of as many as 500-700 patrons per shift, including collecting payments, tracking rewards and handling customer service issues.
  • Smoothly processed incoming orders, handling over 500-700 transactions per day with precision monetary and customer service accuracy.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Organized and maintained both physical and digital payment documentation for accurate filing and compliant recordkeeping.
Bobby Hotel - Barback
Nashville, TN, 06/2006 - 05/2014
  • Monitored patrons to keep alcohol consumption in designated areas.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Backed up cashier staff to process customer orders and payments.
  • Recognized VIP customers immediately and provided special treatment, including preferred tables.
  • Checked identification for each person purchasing alcohol.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Kept close track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area seamlessly, providing pleasant dining experience to customers and smoothing process for wait staff.
  • Replenished bar glasses, garnishes and condiments.
  • Carried dirty dishes to kitchen to keep dining areas clean and promote efficiency.
  • Removed trash, spills and trays to keep areas clean and professionally organized.
  • Studied bartenders to learn recipes for different mixed cocktails.
  • Took food and drinks to bar and table customers.
  • Monitored customer movements and quickly cleared empty tables for future customers.
  • Delivered trays and bags to patrons and assisted with collecting items such as drinks, utensils and condiments.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest in mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Verified adequate levels of supplies such as linens and trays and restocked low items.
  • Filled ice bins throughout shift and cleaned them daily to rid of germs.

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School Attended

  • Norwich Adult Education

Job Titles Held:

  • Custodian
  • Cashier/customer Service
  • Barback


  • High School Diploma

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