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University of Virginia Custodial Services Worker, Central Zone in Charlottesville, Virginia

The University of Virginia Facilities Management department has a Custodial Services Worker opportunity.

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 required. Ability to follow established policies and procedures and adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work is required. Ability to follow directions and work effectively as part of a team, as well as written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are also essential. Microsoft Outlook (email) and the ability to submit electronic timesheets are also required.

NOTE: Shift for this position is Monday - Friday 5:00 AM - 1:30 PM.

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.


Education: None

Experience: Some experience with basic housekeeping duties including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning carpets, cleaning bathrooms and removal of trash.

Selected candidates will have to complete all required background checks prior to start of the position.

Position Compensation - $15.00 Hourly. This position is eligible for shift differential.

Physical Demands:

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 movements, including walking, kneeling, squatting, bending, stooping, twisting and lifting.


Application Process for External Applicants : Please apply through Workday ( and search for 'R0028501'. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and

  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for 'R0028501' and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and

  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the Resume box. ​ Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration . This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Michele Jarman,

COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements ( webpage.

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.

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At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

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