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Custodian I (Three Positions Available)

Department: Facilities Services
Position: Full-time, 12 month position, full benefits package
Wage: $11.00-$13.00 per hour
Union Affiliation: MFPE
Posting Date: September 2020


The custodian I responsibilities include sanitizing, scrubbing, waxing, mopping, and polishing floors, cleaning furniture, washing windows, cleaning walls, woodwork, lavatories, and emptying trash receptacles. Custodial duties also include changing light bulbs, shampooing, and extracting carpets. Duties may also include season work such as deep cleaning windows, shoveling snow, and other duties as assigned.


Candidates must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Considerable knowledge of cleaning equipment, supplies, and cleaning techniques is needed. Candidates must be able to perform physical activities, capable of lifting 50 lbs, make decisions, operate cleaning equipment, and deal effectively with the public, faculty, staff, and students.


To apply, submit a cover letter stating reasons for your interest in this position, names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references and a State of Montana Government Job Application

Send application materials to:

Patti Lake
Payroll & Benefits Supervisor
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Cole Cottom via email or by calling 406-683-7145. Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with over 60 full-time faculty and 1,500 students. It is located in Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.

Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time, three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel, and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western’s faculty strongly believe in mentoring and inspiring students, and assisting them in the transition from university life to professional careers.

The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community. With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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