• Full Time
  • Novato, CA
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • $50,000 USD / YEAR
  • Salary: $50,000

Buck Institute for Research on Aging

live better longer


  • Exciting, dynamic work setting at the forefront of science
  • Competitive $50,000 salary
  • Benefits package including health insurance, paid parental leave, generous vacation/sick leave and 401(k) with 5% employer match
  • Collaborative environment – both for science and social activities


We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to join the Facilities team as a Custodian. The Custodian performs a wide variety of janitorial duties. The ideal candidate for this role is detail-oriented, flexible, organized, and a good problem solver with a focus on customer service. This position emphasizes safe work practices, sustained physical effort, trouble shooting, and time management.


  • Service restrooms, refill paper towel dispensers, toilet paper, soap dispensers, clean restrooms, mop floors, clean toilets, urinals, and wipe sink surfaces.
  • Pick up trash and litter around grounds and buildings.
  • Gather and empty trash, including moving dumpsters for city trash pickup.
  • Maintain recycling areas, trash rooms and dumpster areas neat, clean and litter free.
  • Keep neat, clean and organized maintenance shop and storage areas.
  • Keep all rooms free of dirt, debris and litter.
  • Clean common area floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Steam-clean or shampoo carpets.
  • Service, clean, and supply common area restrooms.
  • Use and store cleaning products per manufacturer’s instructions.


  • High school diploma/GED required
  • 2+ years’ janitorial experience
  • Reliable worker able to perform routine tasks without supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Takes direction well
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving objects up to 30 lbs. as necessary


Please click APPLY to submit your Resume and a Cover Letter indicating why you would be a good candidate for this position.

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