Position Summary: 

This is a Full-Time, non-exempt position that reports directly to the Operations Manager.


  • Clean and supply designated building areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
  • Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects on a periodic basis.
  • Notify the Operations Manager concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  • Stock and maintain supply rooms and cleaning supplies.
  • Follow all health and safety regulations.
  • Clean and polish furniture and fixtures. Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.
  • Clean and restore building interiors damaged by fire, smoke, or water, using commercial cleaning equipment.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Work with program staff to set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as events and meetings.


  • Proven working experience as a janitor
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Integrity and ability to work independently
  • High school degree/GED
  • Time management/organizational skills.
  • Flexible – able to adjust to changing priorities, and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.

Compensation and Benefits 

We offer a competitive salary in the range of $50,000-55,000. We provide excellent benefits including full health insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) savings option, and paid time off. Additionally, our employees have full access to events and classes hosted at The People’s Forum.

To Apply 

Please send a resume outlining your qualifications and interest in this role and The People’s Forum. Applications can be sent to Please include “Custodian” in the subject line of the email and submit your application by May 31, 2023.

The People’s Forum expressly prohibits any form of discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. The People’s Forum is dedicated to Anti-Oppression and Equity.