Custodian - Job Requisition: JR00032025

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Jun 14, 2023
Full time Entry Level Facilities Janitorial

Job Description

Responsible for maintaining cleanliness and order in the School/Center premises. Performs additional work as assigned by the immediate superior. Have a good understanding of safety and adheres to safety rules and regulations. Communicating on a regular basis with the occupants in the assigned area and provides feedback to immediate superior of any important updates related to work.


The successful candidate will be considered essential personnel and must be able to provide daily cleaning, restocking, sanitizing & disinfecting to all assigned areas.  Assigned areas can include but are not limited to- classrooms, restrooms, labs, athletic facilities, offices, student living space, kitchens, clinics, and exterior spaces which can include snow removal. This position is responsible for providing interim and restorative floor care across the campus. Must have the capability to lift and/or move equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds daily.  You will be required to perform additional projects as assigned and be compliant with all safety protocols.  Must be able to communicate on a regular basis with the building occupants in your assigned area and provide feedback to your manager.  Minimum of 2 years of housekeeping experience and full availability to work any of the 3 shifts (Days, Mids, and Overnights) are required. In order to be considered the candidate is required to fully complete the application which must include all work experience.



  • High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of housekeeping experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on products and material data safety sheets.
  • Ability to follow instructions and operate cleaning equipment and tools; assuring the safety of self and occupants of assigned cleaning tasks in an effective and efficient manner. 
  • Having the capability to lift and/or move equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds.  
  • The ability to be flexible to work all three (3) shifts as may be assigned or due to emergencies.  
  • The ability to perform other tasks including but not limited to snow removal; ensuring the safety of the University's community.  
  • The ability to perform other cleaning tasks as assigned by supervisor or management.
  • Background Check and COVID vaccination required