The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is proud to be a no-kill organization that has been serving the animals and people of the Miami Valley since 1902. To put that into perspective, we have been committed to the animals in our community before the Wright Brothers invented flight! Our mission is to build a community in which all animals are valued and free from suffering, and life is enhanced through the relationships with pets.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The external and internal appearance of a building reflects on the occupants. It is important for a custodian to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises, as well as preventing vandalism. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep. They will have great physical endurance to cover a large space. A keen eye for detail and diligence are imperative in custodial maintenance jobs.


  • Sweep/Mop hallways, offices, restrooms
  • Basic Cleaning/disinfecting of counters, surfaces, appliances
  • Dusting of furniture, wall art, and other dust collecting items
  • Trash/card board Removal (collecting trash from multiple bins, taking out to receptacle outside)
  • Laundry- Towels and blankets
  • Cleaning/disinfecting animal carriers, traps, cages and putting away
  • Washing Windows
  • Collecting trash/litter outside around/on property-weekly
  • Maintaining cleaning supplies/inventory
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs (replacing broken switches, fixing door handles, minor leaks etc.)
  • Report major damages and oversee repairs
  • Undertake occasional custodial and janitorial tasks (shoveling snow from the sidewalk, lifting heavy items, moving chairs etc.)


  • Proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role
  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances
  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components
  • Familiarity with basic landscaping and handyman practices
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • Very good physical condition and strength
  • High school diploma is preferred but not required


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Facilities Maintenance Occupations: 1 year (Preferred)


Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: One location

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