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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff



Quinnipiac University's Facilities Department invites applications for the position of Custodian.  This position is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of Quinnipiac University buildings, property, grounds, or related buildings. 

Available shifts include: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm, Thursday-Monday 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday 4:00pm-12:30am

About the Department

The Quinnipiac Facilities Department is responsible for the overall physical plant operations of the University which includes custodial and grounds keeping to mechanical and general repair in buildings. The Facilities Department is comprised of roughly 170 unionized employees on three campuses which span more than 750 acres and over 3.1 million square feet. We pride ourselves on preserving and enhancing the beautiful atmosphere for all students, staff, and visitors.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,800 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in more than 140 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Computing and Engineering, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in The Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. Please visit for more information. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the university's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st-century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities, and fostering lifelong connections and success. The university believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The university's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


  • Sweep, dust, mop, clean windows, washes walls, cleans lavatories, polishes metal and wood, wash, strip, and wax floors
  • Collect and dispose of rubbish
  • Lock and unlock premises; move furniture
  • Aid in setting up for events as required
  • Shovel snow and sand in the immediate area around doorways
  • Grounds work around immediate vicinity of buildings
  • Drive
  • Minor preventive maintenance inside and outside of buildings
  • Use hand tools to facilitate cleaning
  • Unclog toilets, sinks, and showers with the aid of a plunger
  • Change ceiling tiles, (including cutting tiles by consent)
  • Work from 8-ft ladder in order to facilitate cleaning
  • Change incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs
  • Spot painting (no patching)
  • Platform cleaning by consent
  • Other related work as required


  • Previous experience in maintenance and custodial duties
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • CT Driver's License required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.

  • This position requires successful completion of a physical demands exam, drug screening, and background check. The physical demands exam includes but is not limited to lifting up to 25 lbs., push/pull, and climbing.
  • This is a union position with an hourly rate of $17.29 for first 180 days, then $17.64.
  • Available shifts include: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm, Thursday-Monday 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday 4:00pm-12:30am

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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