• Georgetown Univerisity
  • $30,940.00 -40,870.00/year*
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Full-Time

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Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Custodian performs general and specific cleaning and maintenance tasks to provide a clean, safe and pleasant physical environment. S/he performs other tasks as assigned in emergency or unusual situations, including snow and ice removal, clean up associated with water or fire damage, and special event support. The Custodian's work constitutes a direct service of the department to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work. Reporting directly to one of the Custodial Supervisors, s/he has duties that include but are not limited to:

+ Work alone or with others to perform essential or non-essential tasks as assigned by supervisor.

+ Clean up to 28,000-35,000 square feet of cleanable space per eight hour work day.

+ Use standard tools, equipment, materials and supplies of the trade, as well as observance of all safety rules, regulations and precautions.

+ Perform assignments made by the Manager of Custodial Services and/or the Night Operations Manager, including but not limited to, spills and flooding, and assignments made by the Work Management Center, the Director of Facilities Management, the Resource Manager, the Infrastructure Manager and other department managers.

+ Represent the department with the University community and its visitors, behaving in a professional manner and keeping informed of departmental and University rules, regulations and guides pertaining to employment obligations including complying with attendance and clock in and out on time.

+ Work with other University Facilities staff as part of a team, being flexible with scheduling to accommodate emergency situations such as staffing shortages and snow removal.


+ Valid and current driver's license from Maryland, Virginia or District of Columbia.

+ Basic knowledge of English including the ability to read, write and speak English with understanding in order to read and understand product label instructions and University policies and procedures.

+ Ability to relate custodial and maintenance problems clearly to supervisor and/or the Work Management Center.

+ Ability to complete a training program in building cleaning.

+ One year of custodial work experience is preferred.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Georgetown University is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.

These values are at the core of Georgetown's identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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