Custodians, sometimes called Janitors, clean and maintain buildings of institutions such as schools and hospitals. In some instances Custodians mow lawns, rake leaves and shovel snow.
Writing a good Custodian cover letter can make the difference between being invited for a job interview and having your application ignored by a recruiter.
Whether you're sending your Custodian cover letter as a hard copy or by email, the following Custodian cover letter samples will help you write a compelling cover letter that best highlights your experience, skills and qualifications. The templates can be edited to suit any Custodian with or without experience.
This Custodian cover letter template is ideal when you're sending a hard copy cover letter.
[Your City, Your State].
[Your Phone Number]
Mrs. Tolani Adeleke,
The Hiring Manager,
I am applying for a Custodian position at [Company Name] and this letter is my introduction to you. I know that my skills in maintenance and all custodial duties would make me an asset to [Company Name].
The following is a summary of my qualifications and skills that can be viewed in complete form on my attached resume:
I know that a custodian is a vital part of any business, school or apartment building. For this reason, I know that I would be an asset to [Company Name] and that I would make a difference in the look and maintenance of the building.
I feel it would be beneficial for both of us to have a face to face discussion so I can further expand on my history and qualifications. I can be reached on [Phone Number] or emailed at [Email Address].
Always endeavour to find out the hiring manager's full name. Look them up on LinkedIn, consult the company website or give the company a call to find out. If you're unable to figure out their name, you can omit it from the recipient's section, while using preferred alternatives like: "Dear Hiring Manager:", "Dear Director of Human Resources:" or less frequently: "Dear Sir/Madam:" in the Salutation.
Learn more about how to write a cover letter in a more detailed guide.
If you're sending your Custodian cover letter by email or through an employer’s online application system, use this format.
As a hardworking custodian with two years of experience working for a commercial janitorial services company, I am an excellent fit to the custodian job opening posted on Jobzilla Nigeria.
I started working for [Company Name] as a part-time custodian while in high school, and after graduating, I accepted an offer to join the company full-time. Presently, I am responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of facilities that include office buildings, shopping centers, churches, schools, movie theaters and financial institutions. I have proven the ability to adapt to diverse work settings and handle a variety of custodial tasks. Examples include:
Efficient, dependable and detail-oriented, I have earned “Employee of the Year” honors at [Company Name], as well as recognition for customer satisfaction scores that average 97%.
Although successful in my present position, my work schedule has changed and now conflicts with my class schedule at [School Name]. I want to continue working full-time while pursuing an associate’s degree in business at night, and the daytime shift you are seeking to fill would allow me to achieve both of these goals.
Thank you for your time. I can be reached on [Phone Number] or via email at [Email Address].
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