Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising


Full-time ,
submitted by
Gianna Schuetz

Evening Custodian

Position Overview

Chicago Shakespeare Theaters Evening Custodian is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the building/theaters for all artists, employees, and patrons. This position has responsibilities that are occasionally in proximity to the public and or direct interaction with the public.

Reports To: Custodial Manager

Work Hours: 35-40 hours per week. Must be available to work evening shifts, including weekends.


Follow daily task list and schedule. Tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Keeping building and property in clean and orderly condition.
  • Scrubbing, sanitizing, and restocking restroom facilities.
  • Cleaning rugs, upholstery, vinyl floor, carpets etc.
  • Cleaning walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors, and other surfaces
  • Removing trash and recycling to outside compactors
  • Setting up and breaking down chairs, tables, and equipment for meetings and events
  • Replacing light bulbs, light maintenance tasks
  • Receiving deliveries and helping unload and distribute
  • Assisting with removal and install of theater seats
  • Checking and securing building at end of night; setting alarm
  • Reporting observed security, maintenance, or cleaning issues to management
  • Responding promptly to calls and requests on radio equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Experience and Abilities:

  • Minimum two years prior custodial experience.
  • Ability to be punctual and work flexible schedules including weekends.
  • Capable of performing physical tasks including but not limited to climbing, stooping, pushing, bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting, and moving up to 40lbs.
  • Knowledge of proper use of cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Experience with floor care machines.
  • Knowledge and ability in the operation of tools.
  • Knowledge of common industry practices including safety standards.
  • Previous custodial experience with an arts organization.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to cooperate and collaborate with others.
  • Effective communication skills, including proper use of radio equipment.
  • Ability to stay balanced under pressure and adjust to the unexpected.
  • Ability to remain solutions-oriented during time of change with demonstrated patience.
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and nimbly.


Full-time hourly/non-exempt, $17.00 per hour.

Contact Info:
Gianna Schuetz
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, IL