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Scott Heck

PO Box 700
Hockessin, DE 19707


Multi-site Custodian

Opportunity Type: Part-Time


Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE

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Organization Description

Delaware Nature Society (DelNature) has spent over 50 years connecting people to nature with diverse environmental programs and services. As one of the most well respected environmental organizations in the region, we envision a healthy and sustainable environment for all plants, animals, and people living in our region. Our mission is to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, advocacy, and conservation. Working state-wide in Delaware and the surrounding region, we operate four sites where people experience nature in unique hands-on ways reaching thousands of visitors each year.

Selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

DelNature aspires to be inclusive multicultural organization that celebrates the rich dimensions of diversity such as race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious and political beliefs. Diversity creates an awareness of and acknowledges respect for differences and translates into understanding and valuing each other’s perspective. We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

Job Description

The Multi-site Custodian is responsible for supporting the Facilities Department by maintaining a safe, clean, and healthy environment for visitors and staff at all times. This position promotes our mission by building strong relationships with the people we serve to grow membership, volunteerism, advocacy, program participation, and financial support.

Reports to: Facilities Manager

Sources of Collaboration: Facilities Manager and Site Managers


  1. Follows and completes the facilities daily cleaning schedule.
    Sweeps and clears entrance spaces. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and fixtures using established practices and procedures. Cleans, dusts, and wipes furniture; sweeps, mops, or vacuums floors; empties/cleans waste-baskets and trash containers; replaces light bulbs when needed; refills restroom dispensers and wash windows.
    Time Allocated: 80%
  2. Maintains supply inventories submitting order requests when needed.
    Time Allocated: 10%
  3. Performs other general maintenance duties as specified and assigned.
    Time Allocated: 10%

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1 year commercial cleaning.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Applicants Must Submit