Ida Grove
Base County
Counties Served

Ida County Extension office is accepting applications for custodial services for approximately 2,400 square feet of office space. Approximately 1 1/2 -3 hours every week. Complete job description can be found at: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/ida or Ida County Extension, 209 1/2 Moorehead Avenue., Ida Grove, IA 51445. 

  1. The position requires cleaning 2,400 square feet of office space at the Ida County Extension Office, 209½ Moorehead Ave., Ida Grove, Iowa, as described below.

  1. Services needed weekly include:
    1. Vacuum carpet.
    2. Sweep and/or wash linoleum floors and desk floor mats.
    3. Clean office desktops, file tops, table tops, counter tops, bookcases, and window sills.
    4. Clean windows and doors (inside and outside weather permitting).
    5. Wash and clean lavatories and kitchenette including under the microwave.
    6. Maintain rest room facilities in clean and sanitary conditions. 
    7. Replenish supplies in rest room.
    8. Clean telephone receivers and cradles.
    9. Empty wastebaskets into larger trash can in the storage room and set out for Friday morning pick up.
    10. Empty recycling receptacles throughout the office into the recycling bin in the storage room and set out for Friday morning pick up.
    11. Perform other services necessary to maintain a clean and sanitary office.

  1. Services needed monthly include:
    1. Thoroughly clean one or two areas: include walls, baseboards, tops of doorframes, picture frames, window blinds, bathroom vents, chairs, storage room floor, etc on a rotating basis.
    2. Spot clean carpets as necessary.

  1. Report the following to front desk:
    1. Any malfunction of equipment.
    2. When any supplies run low.
    3. When help is needed to replace burned out light bulbs, to clean recessed light panels, or to replace furnace filters.
    4. Anything else you feel is necessary.

  1. Clean should not interfere with meetings in progress.

  1. Extension District agrees to provide paper towels, hand soap, and toilet paper for restrooms and all cleaning equipment and supplies.

  1. “B” and “C” above shall serve as a checklist for evaluation of janitorial services.

  1. Custodian shall agree to always adhere to Extension’s personnel policy.


Previous custodian/janitorial experience preferred but not required. 

Additional Information

Submit letter of application, application form, and resume with references by September 15th to: Krista Lukins, Ida County Extension or Terry Janssen at tjans@iastate.edu. In accordance with ISU Extension and Outreach's policy, a background check will be completed on the selected candidate.

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


Job Type
Part Time
Wages (type)
Wages (status)
Application Deadline
This position will remain open until filled

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.