Milton Hershey School (MHS) is one of the world’s best private schools, where students from lower-income families seeking greater opportunity can explore their individual interests to the fullest. Thanks to the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey, the school is fully endowed, with the resources to ensure every child and staff member has what they need to succeed. The school has prepared over 11,000 graduates to lead fulfilling and productive lives and is expanding to serve more students in the coming years.

We are currently seeking full-time 2nd shift Custodiansto join the Building Services team. MHS custodians are responsible to maintain campus buildings as assigned in a neat, clean, and orderly condition, cleaning classrooms, shop areas, hallways, offices, gymnasiums, restrooms, locker rooms, and pool areas; emptying waste baskets and handling trash/recyclable. Also, they may be required to perform minor maintenance, assist in setups for meetings/events, unlock and lock buildings, assist with snow removal, etc. The Building Services group pledges to provide a clean and healthy environment for the students and staff. In addition to overall administrative facilities cleanliness, the department provides assistance with event arrangements, daily operations and maintenance of all campus swimming pools. The custodians are considered emergency personnel to provide onsite services during weather emergencies and support the summer scheduling of “Student Residences” carpet cleaning.

Available shifts: 40 hours per week: Tuesday – Friday, 1:30 pm -10:00 pm & Saturday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm. The standard hours of operation may change due to seasonal or programmatic changes. This is a bargaining unit position with a starting pay rate of $20.87 an hour plus shift differential of 5%. In addition to competitive pay, full-time employees are eligible for an excellent benefits package. It includes paid time off, medical, vision & dental insurance, and financial benefits.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Six (6) months of experience in institutional cleaning.
  • Valid PA driver’s license in a good standing.
  • Working knowledge of cleaning products & procedures.
  • Working knowledge of cleaning equipment, small tractors, gators or similar equipment and snow removal equipment, such as blowers.
  • Custodians are considered essential personnel therefore required to be available for snow removal and other essential duties as assigned.
  • Physically fit to lift/move items up to 50 pounds on regular basis.
  • Minor maintenance and equipment repair ability a plus.
  • Swimming pool certification a plus.
  • Blood borne pathogen training a plus.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS Staff are role models for MHS Students.
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students beyond the scope of their job responsibilities.