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Physical Plant

This position is responsible for routine custodial duties.  Multiple openings available.  This is a full time, on-campus position. Generous benefits include health, retirement, tuition assistance, and considerable time off (annual accrual of 2 weeks vacation and 9 personal days; 12 recognized holidays and sick days). 



  • Clean restrooms and showers;  fixtures, walls, partitions, glass and refills dispensers
  • Trash and recycle from disposal areas in offices, residence halls, activity rooms, and classrooms
  • Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming all floor types
  • Project work will include stripping resilient floors and stairwells using floor machines, mops, carpet extractors and detail vacuuming.  Position requires ability to move furniture, machines and mop buckets necessary for tasks.
  • Re lamp fixtures will sometime require use of a 6 foot ladder and reaching overhead
  • Dusting all flat surfaces and wall washing
  • Porter duties include walking campus to disinfect high traffic/high touch areas



  • High school diploma/GED
  • Operates basic and mechanical cleaning equipment
  • Maintains working relations with supervisor, fellow workers, students and faculty
  • Works independently and/or within a group
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with a diverse constituency
  • Physical demands: Occasionally requires bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, squatting, crawling, kneeling, climbing, balancing and reaching above shoulder and down to floor and lifting 11-45lbs; Frequently requires twisting, turning, repetitive hand/wrist motion and forearm rotation; Constantly requires standing, walking, traveling from building to building multiple times a day and lifting and carrying up to 10lbs.


Please download the application at .   Review of applications will begin immediately and the position is open until filled.  Send applications to:


Illinois Wesleyan University

Human Resources

209 Holmes Hall

1312 Park Street

Bloomington, IL 61701

Fax 309-556-1710


Hourly rate: $15 ($31,200)

Typical shifts:

  • Monday-Friday 4am to 12:30pm
  • 4 days/week 6am-2:30pm, 1 day/week 6am-11am, and Saturday 6am-9am

Specific shift will be discussed during interview. Occasional required overtime.


The final candidate will pass a pre-employment physical and background investigation.   


I llinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer.  Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at .  Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at .