school custodian resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

Efficient worker with 7 years executing custodial and maintenance duties in and around school facilities. Skilled at performing minor repairs and responding quickly to emergency service calls. Have some knowledge of health and safety practices and regulations.

Dependable and hardworking person. Work hard in keeping interior and exterior spaces clean and well-maintained. Knowledgeable about sweeping, mopping, vacuuming floors, restocking bathrooms, removing trash, cleaning windows and all other types of routine and deep cleaning. Seeking new position with room for advancement and chance to contribute to team success.

Having 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.

Fast learner, always willing to learn new things to help out the team and myself to make it easier to do my job.

  • Janitorial equipment familiarity
  • Plumbing repairs
  • Floor waxing
  • Rug shampooing
  • Clean driving record
  • Minor repairs
  • Facility maintenance
  • Leaf blowing
  • Buffing and waxing
  • Snow removal
  • Maintenance
12/2013 to Current School Custodian Maryland School For The Blind | Baltimore, MD,
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Assembled basic furniture and supplies for classroom and offices.
  • Completed routine maintenance checks, notifying management of any needed repairs.
  • Notified management of structural issues and major repairs.
  • Checked and stocked inventory throughout facility to meet expected demands.
  • Wiped down various surfaces using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Reduced cleaning time by 80% while maintaining company quality standards.
  • Raked leaves, watered grass and picked up garbage to maintain grounds.
  • Mopped and waxed floors, dusted, deep cleaned bathrooms and removed trash to keep buildings in clean and orderly condition.
  • Wet and spot mopped to clean floors and other surfaces in public corridors.
  • Operated carpet extractors and floor buffers while adhering to all corporate safety measures.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs to maintain public safety.
  • Maintained building interiors with routine deep cleaning of high-traffic areas.
  • Moved equipment and furniture to thoroughly clean space.
  • Sanitation
  • Maintained janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend machine life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Operated vacuum and other power equipment tools such as floor scrubber to complete daily tasks
  • Operated industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks.
  • Dusted interior furniture, exhibit cases, pictures and frames, chairs, trim and light fixtures, using long handles and ladders to clear cobwebs from high places.
  • Organized custodial closets to easily find equipment and supplies.
  • Completed in-depth restroom cleanings, including partitions, decoration, toilets, urinals, sinks, counters, and mirrors.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies and made lists for needed cleaning products.
  • Pulled chewing gum from undersides of tables, desks, chairs and various other fixtures, discarding gum and sanitizing area.
08/2006 to 12/2013 Overnight Stocker/Supervisor County Of Ventura | Ventura, CA,
  • Prepared products for sales floor by adding tags and readying pallets or restocking.
  • Stocked pallets throughout shift to keep warehouse clean, maintained and organized.
  • Reset merchandise throughout assigned section to give shelves and racks professional appeal.
  • Verified invoices against delivered merchandise to check shipment accuracy.
  • Removed product from boxes and placed on shelves according to merchandising guidelines.
  • Participated in year-end inventory and cycle counts through department and backroom.
  • Used Electric pallet jack and forklift equipment to load, unload and move heavy products.
  • Attended to incoming trucks and used forklifts to move pallets to staging areas.
  • Observed strict safety measures while stocking shelves to prevent falls and mishaps.
  • Picked up all boxes and related trash from sales floor.
  • Gathered assigned merchandise and transported to store floor locations using hand trucks.
  • Used pallet jacks and sky-lift equipment to pull items from stock and add to store shelves and bins.
  • Used 460 system to locate merchandise in inventory for shelf restocking.
  • Assisted customers based on currently available product, promotional and policy information.
  • Notified maintenance immediately of any spills or issue, enabling quick clean-up and remediation.
04/2005 to 08/2006 Veterinary Assistant Critters And Pals | City, STATE,
  • Reviewed pet records from daily visits and appointments, entering all important data into system.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to safeguard against accidental injuries.
  • Treated animals afflicted with mange and skin conditions with therapeutic bath treatments and medications.
  • Answered pet owner phone calls and responded to questions while taking messages for staff veterinarians.
  • Scrubbed, counted, and packed surgical instruments and drapes into surgi-packs for autoclave sterilization.
  • Supervised waiting area, mopped floors, spot swept and rearranged magazines to maintain office.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Documented and tracked treatment activities.
  • Supported veterinarians in disease management and mitigation procedures.
  • Organized operating room ahead of procedures and assisted veterinarians during surgeries.
  • Trained new veterinary staff on office procedures and requirements.
  • Helped veterinarian with wide variety of surgical procedures, including neutering, tooth removal and casting broken bones.
  • Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Set up appointments for checkups and scheduled veterinary consultations and surgical visits for approximately up 10-15 animals per day.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2006 to to High School Diploma | Lamar High School, Lamar, MO GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lamar High School

Job Titles Held:

  • School Custodian
  • Overnight Stocker/Supervisor
  • Veterinary Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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