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Title:  Custodian IV

Application Deadline Date:  01/27/2021
Req ID:  11364
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $16.25


Buildings & General Services (BGS) at the State of Vermont is looking for a strong leader for the position of Custodian IV. This position will function as a team lead and duties will include planning, organizing, and directing a team in addition to participating in a cleaning crew. Candidates should have the ability to work independntly and make informed decisions. Ideal candidate will be able to read and comprehend service manuals, product infromation, and inventory records. Hours are noon to 8:30pm, Monday through Friday. This position requries successful completetion of a criminal background check, as work will take place in both Department of Public Safety buildings and State Police barracks.


At BGS, you’re contributing to a team that provides safe and healthy working environments for those that live and work in Vermont.

Who May Apply

This position, Custodian IV (Job Requisition #11364), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact David Jennison at david.jennison@vermont.gov.
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

Ability to work under stressful conditions. Incumbents 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 weekend work may be required. Travel may be required for which private means of transportation must be available.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND four (4) years or more of building custodial work, including floor care and one (1) year as a lead worker or supervisor.


Two (2) years or more of experience as a Buildings and General Services Custodian III.

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier