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Custodial Services Worker: Wednesday - Sunday 12:00pm - 8:30pm shift

Custodial Services Worker: Wednesday - Sunday 12:00pm - 8:30pm shift

  • R0042421
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Operations
  • The University of Virginia
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

The University of Virginia Facilities Management Department offers a career that affords growth opportunities for employees within Facilities Management. We seek Custodial Services Worker candidates to fill a vacancy for the following shifts in North Grounds:

Wednesday - Sunday, 12:00pm - 8:30pm - employees new to UVA are eligible for a $500.00 sign on bonus

Position Compensation - $15.00 Hourly with UVA benefits package . Shift positions receive $1.00/hour differential. This is a full-time, overtime-eligible position with UVA benefits . Employees benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.

Custodial Services Workers perform exceptional housekeeping services in assigned areas through safe work practices while using proper housekeeping techniques. The position maintains good working relationships with customers, staff, students, and supervisors. The Custodial Services Worker completes special project work as assigned. They gain increasing efficiency with cleaning techniques, supplies, and equipment.

Basic housekeeping experience, including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning carpets, cleaning bathrooms and removal of trash is preferred. Ability to follow established policies, procedures, and directions, as well as adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work is required. Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are also essential. Basic computer, tablet, and/or smart phone usage and the ability to submit electronic timesheets are also required.

Duties Include:
  • Maintain offices, classrooms, restrooms, public areas, or other assigned areas in clean and orderly condition.
  • Remove trash, clean bathrooms, wipe down surfaces, dust, vacuum, etc. Apply proper methods and materials. May mix own cleaning solutions.
  • Maintain clean and orderly housekeeping closets and equipment and keep inventories of supplies, requesting additional supplies as needed.
  • Report all repairs and pest control needs, and any housekeeping-related violations by residents, guests, or staff.
  • May perform minor maintenance tasks, such as changing bulbs, or more complex tasks including operating cleaning equipment such as buffers or waxers.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

All new hires will pass a background check before the start date.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: None
  • Experience: Some experience with basic housekeeping duties including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning carpets, cleaning bathrooms and removal of trash in a workplace setting is preferred.

Application Process:

Please apply through Workday , and search for R0042421 . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • Resume/Work History

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.A minimum of three is required. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Jessica Speth, Academic Recruiter.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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