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Custodian (Staff Wage)


Custodian (Staff Wage)

  • R0029825
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division of Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for professional and customer-centric part-time Custodians. Custodians perform consistent entry-level housekeeping services in assigned areas to meet given standards using safe work practices and proper housekeeping techniques. Custodians will be assigned a primary work location (one of Intramural-Recreational Sports recreation facilities--Aquatic & Fitness Center or North Grounds Recreation Center) and will occasionally perform duties in multiple buildings for daily roles, backup support, special projects, and to support special events. The key to success will be maintaining positive working relationships with customers, peers, staff, students, supervisors, and leadership.

Work hours for these positions will be defined during the hiring process but are generally mid-afternoon to evening shifts that may include late evening, weekday, and/or weekend hours. Once standard work hours are established, daily work schedule will occasionally vary, driven by operations to accommodate special event demands, deep cleaning, special projects, backup support needs, etc.

Duties Include:
  • Perform daily housekeeping services in assigned areas, including vacuuming, mopping, cleaning bathrooms, removing trash, and other assigned tasks.
  • 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.
  • Report any housekeeping-related violations by guests or staff.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Compensation- Starts at $16.50/hr with evening and weekend hours required.

Includes free gym membership with access to all Intramural-Recreational Sports facilities.

Satisfactory performance could lead to a bonus .

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a current CV/Resume and Contact information for three professional references (Name, email address, and telephone number). Search on requisition number: R0029825 .

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Keith Johnson, HR Specialist at fkj2t@virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. (SPAKA)

Education: A high school diploma is preferred, but not necessary.
Experience: Some experience performing custodian or housekeeping-related work is necessary. Commercial, residential, or university cleaning experience is preferred. The ability to follow established policies and procedures and adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work, follow directions, work effectively as part of a team, and communicate thoughtfully and appropriately is necessary.

Physical Demands:
The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing duties as a custodian, such as dusting, mopping, etc. This job requires a range of continual movement including traveling, kneeling, squatting, bending, stooping, twisting and lifting.

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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