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Employment Opportunities | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

Maintenance Custodian – Part time

Vacancy Announcement

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Posted Date
  • Closing Date
    Submissions must be received by September 15, 2023.
  • Division
    Fourth District Appellate Courthouse
  • Benefits
    Medical, dental, vision and life insurance available with premium paid in part by employee.
  • Salary
    $16,618 annually

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision by the Physical Facilities Manager, the Maintenance Custodian performs custodial duties including overall building and grounds maintenance functions and may assist with minor repairs within the appellate courthouse. The half time position requires 17.5 hours per week; schedule will be determined at time of hire.


  • Sweeps, mops, and waxes floor surfaces either by hand or with machine assistance.
  • Vacuums, cleans carpets, and upholstery.
  • Dusts furniture, desks, and occasionally moves equipment and furniture.
  • Washes doors, walls, windows, windowsills, and woodwork.
  • Cleans and sanitizes restrooms.
  • Collects and disposes of waste.
  • Provides assistance and support to colleagues and the public in a courteous manner.
  • Performs outside custodial duties such as shoveling snow and clearing ice from sidewalks and entranceways, mowing grass, fertilizing lawn and plants, and maintaining flower beds dependent upon weather conditions in order to keep the outside premises in an orderly condition.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Applicant must possess basic knowledge of janitorial methods and equipment used to clean building interiors; an ability to operate building and grounds maintenance equipment safely; ability to recognize hazards and take measures to ensure a safe work environment; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to work independently or collaboratively as a team member; demonstrate a willingness to learn and assume responsibility for varied duties; possess strong interpersonal and communication skills; be detail oriented and thorough in work performance.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to safely lift, stoop, reach, and bend to perform building and grounds maintenance work.

Submit a completed application for Judicial Branch Employment


by email to:

or by mail to

Matthew Waterman

Physical Facilities Manager

4th District Appellate Courthouse

201 West Monroe Street

Springfield, IL 62704

Submissions must be received by September 15, 2023.


A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring decision.

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