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Security and Custodial Associate
Title:Security and Custodial Associate

Position Overview

Gutchess Lumber Co., Inc is looking to find an essential team member to fill a full-time dual role within our Gutchess Vernon Inc., facility (GVI). The position will function as both a Security Guard and Custodian during off-hours in our sawmill having the primary responsibility of ensuring all Gutchess facilities and properties are safe, secure and clean. Scheduling can be flexible for the right candidate and we are looking for several candidates to fill evening and/or weekend hours.

Previous knowledge and experience for securing grounds and buildings, checking for hazards, noticing unusual activity, performing inspections is beneficial. Experience cleaning industrial or other manufacturing environments including some office and restroom cleaning is helpful.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure employees/ visitors all have on PPE

  • Inspect all sidewalks and door ways to make sure they are salted and shoveled (accumulation of snow over 1’’)

  • Make sure any overflowing trash cans are changed and full trash bags put in the dumpster.

  • Create and distribute daily communication reports between Security and Leadership

  • Ensure effective and continuous patrol and services.

  • Miscellaneous painting, sweeping, trash pick-up and other plant janitorial duties as needed.

  • Making sure all Fire extinguishers are tagged and not blocked.

  • Making sure all doors are shut, lights off and AC units that do not need to be on are turned off.

  • Security officers will be familiar with the geographical area of the post, will patrol and observe assigned area of the building and parking areas for activities of a security interest.

  • Security Officers are responsible for making hourly rounds through the entire plant and notify the correct Leadership when safety issues, or unusual items are noticed.

  • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Have a keen attention to detail

  • Recognize suspicious circumstances

  • Maintain accurate documentation

  • Be observant to the surroundings

  • Communicate effectively

  • Possess a strong work ethic

  • Be self-motivated to work with limited supervision

  • Follow all procedures and work safely


    Physical Demands

  • May be required to frequently lift weight up to 25 – 50 lbs with occasionally lifting up to 100lbs.

  • Must be capable of climbing stairs.

  • This will require repetitive and frequent walking, twisting, turning, bending, shoveling, salting, and other duties as conditions require.


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