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Vanderbilt University Custodian - All Shifts in Nashville, Tennessee

Custodian - All Shifts (Job Number: 1901265)


The Custodial Services team within the Facilities Group are a key and valued team within Vanderbilt University. Without this team, our University would not look or feel as it does today. In this role, you will help ensure the campus is pristine and presentable to all students, staff, and visitors. We are consistently ranked a top beautiful campus in the country.

Plant Operations provides facilities support for all construction, renovation, and routine maintenance of University Central space and facilities; housekeeping services for approximately 5.8 million square feet of academic, administrative, residential, and recreational space; grounds care for 330 acres that are a registered arboretum; turf care for athletic fields; and utilities for the University Central and the Medical Center.

Facilities' annual budget exceeds $100 million in operating expenses and includes over 400 employees. Facilities manages major capital project expenditures totaling $125 million annually and facility renewal, replacement and large maintenance project expenditures totaling $20 million annually.

This is a full-time opportunity that pays $12.75 per hour for first shift, $13.75 per hour for second shift, and $14.00 per hour for third shift. In addition to great pay, we offer great benefits and opportunities to grow.

There are three schedules available.

1 st shift: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Monday through Friday, rotating weekends)

2 nd shift: 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Monday through Friday, no weekends)

3rd shift: 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM (Sunday through Thursday)

Duties andResponsibilities

  • Perform general cleaningduties; empty trash buckets; dust and polish furniture; wash windows andwalls; clean restroom fixtures, sinks and commodes; replenish restroomsupplies such as towels, tissues and soap.

  • Inspect areas for cleanliness,mechanical failures, and other inappropriate conditions.

  • Report lights out and othermechanical failures

  • Sweep, mop, wash and vacuumfloors. Spray, buff, and burnish tile floors.

  • Move furniture as necessary forcleaning.

  • Clean light fixtures.

  • Pick-up and deliver supplies tovarious areas at the University.

  • Perform trash removal functionsand recyclables.

  • Perform other duties asassigned.

Profile of an Ideal Candidate

  • High School Diploma orGED.

  • Previous custodial, housemen,groundskeeper, housekeeping experience preferred , but notrequired.

  • Customer service drivenattitude

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving city center, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 faculty and staff. The university’s students, staff, and faculty frequently cite Nashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recently named as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” and the top employer in Tennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2019 (Forbes).

About Vanderbilt Benefits

Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses, and dependent children.

Commitment to Equity,Diversity and Inclusion

Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campus values.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 37530 - Custodial Services

Job: Service/Maintenance Staff

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action