American University of Nigeria, Yola recruitment for Custodians

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for Custodians. This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria

Job Title:  Custodians

Department: Facilities Management

  • The Custodian will be responsible for the proper and efficient
    management, inspection and repair of AUN facilities. 
  • He will be
    responsible for various preventive responsive maintenance in addition to
    custodial duties such as installation and repair. 
  • The Custodian will be
    responsible for detail report on any damage AUN facilities on area of
    assignment while working closely with the Supervisor of Custodians. 
  • He/she will serve as the first point of contact in assigned area of
  • Report to a Custodian Supervisor who is responsible for the
    direction of facilities services in AUN.


  • Inspect and repair facilities using established practices and procedure.
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for inspection and documentation.
  • Inspect and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools such as
    doors locks and handles, general maintenance of AUN facilities.
  • Call in work orders.
  • Assist in the instruction and supervision of work orders.
  • Assist in preventative maintenance in and around facilities.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs minor plumbing and electrical problems.
    Replaces a variety of light bulbs and lighting accessories and repair
    a/c units.
  • Daily report of activities to Supervisor.
  • Respond to customer complaints in a prompt, polite/courteous and helpful manner.
  • Inspect and check for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights.
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.
  • Inspect and move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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Requirements for the position:

  • Electrical trade test (1)
  • Strong knowledge of Electrical applications
  • Must be able to work safely in an environment containing caustic chemicals, cleaning materials and dust.
  • Abilities to drive a tricycle.
  • General knowledge of plumbing and carpentry & AC.
  • Good communication and interpersonal relation skills.
  • At least two year of custodial experience with building maintenance in a reputable Institution.
  • Ability to switch on and off Generators.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not
    limited to, lifting heavy items bending, standing, climbing or walking.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Interpersonal skills such as, attention to detail, follow
    directions, comprehension, calculating, reading, writing, speaking,
    evaluating, organizing and innovation.
  • Flexibility.
  • Support and enforce all policies of AUN facilities management procedures.
  • Ability to productively work independently and as an overall integral plant staff team member.
  • Ability to work extended hours if and when required.
  • Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.
  • Assist in the instruction and supervision of work orders.

Description of Benefits:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

How to Apply
Applicants should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to
before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied
for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a
culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion
and marital status.

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