UVA Temps is an in-house agency that recruits a labor force of diverse, qualified candidates and places them in a range of temporary positions across the University.
Temporary Custodial employees perform cleaning duties in business, academic, healthcare, and research environments at the University of Virginia.
Temporary Custodial assignments can vary in length lasting from a few days to an indefinite time period. They can be part-time or full-time, and require varying skill sets ranging from entry-level to advanced expertise. The needs of our business partners vary, and employees of diverse skills are needed for different assignments. Below are some of the responsibilities which UVA Temporary Custodial employees assume:
Apply proper methods and materials in cleaning assigned spaces
Clean common areas which may include; meeting spaces, hallways, classrooms, student lounges, and other areas of the University, remove trash, clean bathrooms, wipe down surfaces, dust, vacuum, etc.
Work may involve minor maintenance tasks or more complex tasks including operating cleaning equipment such as backpack vacuums, battery powered floor equipment etc.
Experience, education, and physical requirements will vary based on the specifics of the temporary role to be filled. Successful candidates must be able to perform the following physical demands: walking/standing for extended periods of time, pushing/pulling, frequent bending/stooping as well as moderate lifting and climbing stairs.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Skills & Abilities:
Physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position and able to read and write
Demonstrated level of professional customer service and interpersonal communication skills
Keen attention to detail, problem solving skills, and ability to maintain confidentiality while managing competing priorities
Ability to communicate and work alongside faculty, staff, students, patients, vendors, and outside guests of the University in an effective and professional manner.
Education: High School Diploma, Certification, Professional Licensure, or equivalent education, training and experience
Skills & Abilities:
One year or more work experience in custodial field or service industry (food service, etc.)
Experience with University of Virginia policies, procedures
The various jobs listings you see posted within the temporary pools are general categories and may not be actual positions we are recruiting for at the time you apply. We will keep your application on file and contact you if we believe your skills and experiences are a match for a position we are trying to fill.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group 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, 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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