Custodian - 2nd Shift


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1040 MASS MoCA Way


Company Description:
MASS MoCA is one of the world's liveliest (and largest) centers for making and enjoying today's most important art, music, dance, theater, film, and video. Hundreds of works of visual and performing art have been created on its 19th-century factory campus during fabrication and rehearsal residencies, making MASS MoCA among the most productive sites in the country for the creation and presentation of new art. More platform than box, MASS MoCA strives to bring to its audiences art experiences that are fresh, engaging, and transformative.

Custodian - 2nd Shift
North Adams
Full Time
High School or Equivalent

MASS MoCA is accepting applications for full-time custodians, 2nd shift.

Custodial responsibilities will include:

  • Sanitizing and disinfecting throughout the museum
  • Performing all routine cleaning tasks including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, washing windows and walls, restocking supplies, and other duties assigned using prescribed procedures
  • Trash removal, recycling, and sanitation of waste receptacles
  • Cleaning and supporting special events on the MASS MoCA campus
  • Reporting observed damages or defects in assigned areas
  • Assisting with snow removal and sanding
  • Implementing technical and safety procedures as instructed by supervisor
  • Assuming additional responsibilities as required


  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred: Prior custodial experience
  • Candidates must demonstrate ample knowledge of cleaning safety procedures and certifications, methods, materials, equipment, and an ability to operate mechanical cleaning equipment
  • Candidates must be able to function well in a team/community environment, displaying common courtesy and politeness; custodial work involves frequent interaction with patrons, co-workers, and administrators.
  • Candidates must be hard-working, reliable, punctual, and dedicated.
  • Candidates should be able to work independently and must be self-motivated
  • Must be available to work special events, weekends, overtime, holidays, and festivals when scheduled

Work Conditions

  • Outdoor work and work in inclement weather may be required as needed
  • May be required to clean spills including bodily fluids

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, walk for long distances, lift 50 pounds or more on a regular basis, and must be able to perform repetitive physical assignments.
  • Must be vaccinated for COVID-19

As defined by the National Labor Relations Act, this position is part of the bargaining unit for UAW Local 2110.

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