Custodian - UVA IMREC

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-09
Req: R0019868
The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a Division of University of Virginia Athletics, is seeking applicants for professional and customer-centric custodial services for the Intramural-Recreational Sports indoor and outdoor facilities. Custodians perform consistent entry-level housekeeping tasks 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, North Grounds Recreation Center, Slaughter Recreation Center), and will also perform duties in multiple buildings for daily roles, back-up support, special projects, and special events. Key to success will be maintaining positive working relationships with customers, peers, staff, students, supervisors and leadership.

Work hours for this position will be defined during hiring process based on operations demands and could be early morning, day, late evening, and/or weekend. Once work hours are established, daily work schedule will vary routinely driven by operations to accommodate special event demands, deep cleaning, late night projects, back-up support needs, etc.

  • 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 residents, guests, or staff.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


A high school diploma is required. 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.

The starting salary for this position will depend on experience and qualifications. Pay differential applicable for shifts before 6:00 am and after 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday, and all Saturday / Sunday shifts. The successful candidate will pass a background check. PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for ‘Custodian.‘ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, search for Requisition R0019868, complete the application and attach a resume and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at


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

The University of Virginia, including 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.




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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 2/8/2021
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