Rockwell City
Base County
Counties Served

Calhoun County office is accepting applications for custodial services for approximately 2,200 square feet of office space.  Approximately 2 to 3 hours every other week.  Starting wage is $17/hour.  Complete job description available at: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/calhoun/ or Calhoun County Extension, 325 Court St., Rockwell City, Ia. 50579.


This position will work independently scheduling time to clean 2 to 3 hours bi-weekly with some responsibilities less often. 

Cleaning Tasks:

Office Complex:

  1. Vacuum all carpeted rooms and rugs. 
  2. Sweep and mop linoleum area of lobby and hall. 
  3. Empty all wastebaskets and put in new liners.
  4. Dust file cabinets, shelves, windowsills, heat registers, fire extinguishers, etc. 
  5. Surface clean desk chairs as needed.  Clean chair mats as needed.
  6. Wash lobby countertop.
  7. Clean glass on the inside outside of front door.
  8. Wipe off/disinfect all door handles. 


  1. Clean restroom facilities thoroughly, including toilets, sinks and mirrors. 
  2. Empty wastebaskets and put in new liners.
  3. Sweep and mop floors. 

Meeting Room/Kitchen:

  1. Vacuum floor; sweep and mop linoleum area.
  2. Clean kitchen sink, counter, etc.
  3. Empty wastebaskets and put in new liners.
  4. Clean tables that are set up in meeting room.
  5. Dust registers, picture frames, etc.  (monthly)


  1. Clean inside and outside of big front windows monthly or as needed.
  2. Take garbage outside and put in dumpster. 

Report the following to the office manager:

  1. Any malfunction of equipment.
  2. Burned out light bulbs.
  3. When any supplies run low.
  4. Anything else you feel necessary.

**Cleaning is to be done after hours and when there is no events scheduled in the office.

**Turn off all lights and make sure front and back doors are locked.

**A successful background screening is a condition of employment.



Previous custodian/janitorial experience preferred but not required. 

Additional Information

Submit letter of application and resume with references by September 15th to Jill Mims, Calhoun County Extension or Terry Janssen at tjans@iastate.edu.  In accordance with ISU Extension and Outreach’s Child Protection and Safety Policy, a background check will be completed on the selected candidate.

Job Type
Part Time
Wages (type)
Application Deadline

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.