The Custodian is responsible for maintaining proper levels of
cleanliness in assigned areas.
University Facilities is committed to the development of an
inclusive environment and we strive to advance diverse perspectives
and approaches in carrying out the mission of Washington and Lee
- Maintains carpet, and hard surface floors.
- Dusts and polishes furniture.
- Washes walls and removes trash.
- Relamps and cleans windows.
- Cleans and stocks restrooms.
- Performs special event set-up during the week and for week-end
events when necessary.
- Supports campus wide activities in the areas of setup, snow and
ice removal and any other duties as assigned.
Multiple positions available for the following
shifts: Monday through Friday, 6pm - 2:30am
, and Monday
through Friday, 2am - 10am
$16.25 - Pay commensurate with
A high school diploma or equivalent GED preferred. Experience in a
custodial role is preferred. Must be able to follow verbal and
written directions and provide responses in writing. This position
requires the possession and maintenance of a valid Virginia vehicle
operator’s license and a good driving record. Must be able to pass
an extensive background check.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. You will be asked to provide names and
contact information for three professional references.
External Applicants: Application instructions for external
applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday
account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,
primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of
the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly
for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
- Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when
walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically
moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of
balancing the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for
ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at
the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable
degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back
- Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg
- Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something
with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to
draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or
moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor
is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the
substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Types of Work:
- The worker is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating
movements of the extremities or whole body.
- The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of
physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts,
moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and
high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin
exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Non-exempt, Full time, Benefit Eligible
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
COVID-19, including a minimum of one booster. New employees must
provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day
of employment. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious
exemption to the vaccination requirement.