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Title:  Custodian II

Application Deadline Date:  10/02/2022
Req ID:  30522
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $17.43


Buildings & General Service at the State of Vermont has an exciting and unique opportunity with room for growth as a custodian II within the Operations & Management Division. This position will be responsible for the daily custodial duties at the Costello Court House located at 32 Cherry Street in Burlington. This position will also work as part of a larger team that performs these duties at other state facilities within the greater Burlington area. Travel between these facilities may be required and will utilize a state owned and or a privately owned vehicle. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a background check are required for this position. This is a full-time position, and the hours are Monday through Friday, 12:00pm to 8:30pm.

At BGS, you're contributing to a team that provides a safe and healthy working environment for those that live and work in Vermont. The Department of Buildings & General Services (BGS) is a diverse organization with over 340 employees serving state agencies and departments within state government. BGS provides the facilities services required for all state agencies and departments to accomplish their mission. As part of the Operations and Maintenance Division you will be an essential team member and part of the largest division in BGS. Please watch this brief video to learn more about working for BGS.


This position is eligible for a sign-on and retention bonus of up to $1000! Only new hires employed by BGS at the Custodian I or II levels in the location specified in this job posting are eligible for this bonus program. Please contact Randy Smith at for the full details of this program.

Who May Apply

This position, Custodian II (Job Requisition #30522), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Randy Smith at
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed during an assigned shift at a state owned or leased building. Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather. Good physical condition and ability to climb ladders and lift heavy weights and equipment (up to 40 lbs.) is necessary. Some overtime or evening work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND one (1) year or more of building custodial work, including floor care.


Two (2) years of building custodial work, including floor care.


One (1) year as a BGS Custodian Level I

Special Requirements

Some positions in this class may require a valid driver's license and/or own transportation for travel between work sites.

A criminal record check and/or child abuse registry check may be required for some positions within this class based on the locations where duties are to be performed.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont