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Custodian I (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req11117

Department: Facilities Mgmt-Custodial

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

In support of the University of Arizona's goals, Custodial Services is committed to providing a clean, safe, and cheerful environment through the highest quality cleaning. We pride ourselves in having the utmost in customer service and positive communication all performed by the best trained, and highest quality Custodians available. Facilities Management Custodial positions clean classrooms, labs and offices of assigned buildings on the University campus.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sweeps, mops, polishes and strips floors in rooms and halls.
  • Dusts and/or polishes furniture, blinds and equipment.
  • Cleans restrooms and fills dispensers.
  • Vacuums, spot cleans and/or extracts carpets, and furniture using commercial vacuum cleaners and extraction equipment.
  • Reports malfunctions of bathroom fixtures, light fixtures and/or damages to room and hall furnishings to Supervisor.
  • May also replace light bulbs.
  • Initiates work orders for repair/maintenance.
  • Moves furniture, equipment or fixtures as required.
  • Provides quality customer service.
  • Assures all safety precautions are followed in the workplace.
  • Communicates effectively in a professional manner and is a team player.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent
    learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing exceptional customer service.
  • Two years or more of institutional custodial experience.
  • Experience operating carpet cleaning and floor finishing machines. For example: buffers, extractors, auto scrubbers, and propane burnishers.
  • Some positions require possession of a valid driver's license upon employment and ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Facilities, Grounds and Infrastructure

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $13.50

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Facilities Mgmt & Services

Job Function

Facil, Grounds, & Infra

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 5

Contact Information for Candidates

Michelle Obregon

(520) 621-0255 or

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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