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Custodial Services

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Duluth Entertainment Convention Center - Duluth, MN


Custodial Services

**The ideal candidate will have weekday availability



Hourly Wage
Starting at $16.00 with 3 & 6 month increases

Annual increases following the current union contract.


Position Summary
Custodial Services ensures that the DECC facility is looking it’s best for conventions, sporting events, and concerts. DECC custodians assist with event setup and tear down when needed and maintain the cleanliness of the building while events are taking place.

Requirement and Competencies

  • Responds quickly to requests for service and assistance
  • Completes tasks thoroughly and efficiently
  • Uses equipment and materials properly
  • Ability to work independently and as a team and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to move quickly throughout the complex when an event(s) is located in multiple areas of the building
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Ensures a high level of customer service
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • There are no minimum education requirements for this position


Preferred Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • General cleaning experience

Job Duties (Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.)

  • Ensure that the building maintains a high level of cleanliness for its many events
  • Operate floor scrubbers, floor sweepers, and other cleaning equipment
  • Monitor bathrooms and garbage during conventions, sporting events, and concerts
  • Respond quickly to requests for additional room sets and tasks
  • Assist with convention setup and other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Work Environment

Building Services employees are frequently exposed to various conditions including hot, cold, outdoor, indoor, wet and/or humid conditions.  They are exposed to moving mechanical parts, chemicals, cleaners, equipment, and tools.  The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to extremely loud, around machinery, crowds, and concerts. The pace varies and Building Services needs to adapt quickly.


Physical Demands

This position requires walking and standing for long periods of time, and the ability to move quickly to different places.  They need to use their hands frequently, and be able to see, hear, and speak often.  They may be required to work at high heights, climb, crawl, or work in awkward or cramped positions.  This position will often require stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, squatting, bending, and maneuvering.  They must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.


Travel Required



This position is part-time with a schedule based on DECC event needs.

The DECC will provide uniforms as determined by the current labor agreement.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Successful completion of reference checks
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Successful completion of a drug test, if applicable

Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements
The DECC uses USCIS Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment. On the form, an employee must attest to his or her employment authorization. The employee is required to present the DECC with acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization at the time of hire. The DECC will examine the employment eligibility and identity document(s).
The list of acceptable documents can be provided by Human Resources.

Collective Bargaining Agreement
Please refer to the current Hourly Labor agreement between the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 70, AFL-CIO.  The current agreement can be found at

EEO Statement
The DECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualification and ability. The DECC does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. The DECC will follow any state or local law that provides greater protection. This policy is neither exhaustive nor exclusive. The DECC is committed to taking all other actions necessary to ensure equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in accordance with the ADA and all other applicable laws.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

FLSA Classification

Type of Position
Part-Time, Event-Driven

Type of Employment
Collective Bargaining Agreement

Building Services

Reports to
Director of Building Services



What is the DECC?

The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)  is a collection of ten venues hosting conventions, meetings, sports, arts, and entertainment right on the waters of Lake Superior in vibrant Canal Park. The DECC offers spectacular views of the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge and excellent walkability.

Steps away from charming Canal Park and Downtown Duluth, guests enjoy shops, restaurants, and easy access to hotels. The Duluth Lakewalk and Bayfront Festival Park are just outside our doors.

Home to Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, the Minnesota Ballet, UMD Men’s and Women’s Bulldog Hockey, the Olympic gold-winning Duluth Curling Club, and the William A. Irvin floating museum / Duluth Haunted Ship, the DECC is the heart of regional entertainment.

Our commitment to sustainability means that all the events we host bring economic and environmental benefits to our city.



We host events, create experiences, and drive our regional economy.


  • Hospitality
  • Entertainment
  • Community
  • Visionary
  • Stewardship