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Dining Services
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The Custodian is responsible for general cleaning and maintenance duties which may include: vacuuming, dusting, item washing, trash collecting and proper sorting. Works to ensure offices, rest rooms, facilities, and other specified areas are kept in a clean and orderly condition. Being a Custodian typically reports to a supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must be willing to sweep, mop, dust, pull trash which can weigh 40 or more pounds, fill all dispensers, soap, paper towel and toilet paper;

  • Must have an understanding of job duties, machines, and equipment necessary to complete tasks;

  • Uses personal protective equipment correctly such as safety glasses and vinyl gloves;

  • Produces quality work within pre-set time frames;

  • Shows initiative in regard to job functions and accepts new responsibilities as needed;

  • Has a willingness to work with and help others;

  • Cleaning and stocking restrooms, and other areas;

  • Other duties as assigned;

  • Polish windows and other surfaces as assigned;

  • Maintain safety procedures by handling cleaning equipment and supplies according to company protocols;

  • Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment;

  • Other cleaning duties as needed;

  • Cleaning and restocking restrooms;


  • Must be able to work independently;

  • Positive attitude, willingness to perform all duties, punctuality, and reliability are a necessity to be successful in the position;

  • Must have the capability of understanding instructions both written and oral communication;

  • Able to work safely with a variety of cleaning supplies;

  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds;

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email atHROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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