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Montana Tech Custodian I in Butte, Montana

Custodian I

Full-Time, 3rd shift (9pm - 5:30 am)


Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

Applications received by February 11, 2024 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.



  • Clean campus offices, labs, classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and assigned areas as required. 

  • Have working knowledge of proper cleaning methods and procedures in a safe and efficient manner. 

  • Maintain proper appearance of buildings to include entrances and exits, snow removal of sidewalks adjacent to  buildings, and grounds clean-up around buildings. 

  • Follow safe work practices and participate in safety and custodial training as required.  Display proper  knowledge, care, and use of cleaning products and supplies, and maintain equipment as required. 

  • Be able to properly lift 50- to 100-lbs from ground level to a height of 4’-6” and be able to carry 30-lbs for a  maximum distance of 30-ft. 

  • Follow oral and written instructions,  Solve problems encountered during cleaning process. 

  • Work alone and on occasion as part of a team. 

  • Be able to perform manual labor including snow removal.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the custodial manger. 

  • Third shift position working 9 pm to 5:30 am, Sunday through Thursday

    Required Qualifications:


  • Must be able to follow written and oral communications and solve problems during the cleaning process.

    Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in institutional/commercial custodial work such as waxing floors.

  • Working knowledge of proper cleaning methods, procedures and cleaning machines in a safe and efficient  manner. 

  • Working knowledge of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for all cleaning products used. 

    Physical Demands


  • Be able to properly lift 50- to 100-lbs from ground level to a height of 4’-6” and be able to carry 30-lbs for a  maximum distance of 30-ft. 

    For full consideration application materials must be complete.  

    Please include: 

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications,

  • Resume

  • Contact information for 3 professional references. 

    For full consideration application materials must be complete.

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

    Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.

    To claim veteran’s preference please complete the employment (veteran’s) preference form located on the employment page and email to You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

    Employment (veteran's) preference form

    To request an accommodation for the application or interview, please contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380;

    Why Work at Tech?

    Help meet the changing needs of society by providing a transformative student experience by helping develop leaders for tomorrow by advancing science, engineering and technology.

    In addition, Montana Tech offers an attractive benefits package* which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance with low deductibles and comprehensive coverage.

  • Generous employer contribution toward monthly health care benefits worth $6.08 per hour.

  • 5.9% retirement employer contribution for eligible employees

  • 11 Holidays per year

  • 3 weeks of Annual Leave to start

  • Generous sick leave policy that can be used for sick children, doctor and dentist appointments as well as bereavement.

  • 6 credits of coursework free per year (fees not included)

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Reduced tuition for dependents after 4 months of employment for eligible employees

  • Employee Assistance and a Wellness Program

  • Optional Retirement Plan for eligible employees

  • Possible remote work days with supervisor approval and eligible positions.

    • Benefits are dependent on position type and terms and conditions of eligibility.

    Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeNET.

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