Quinnipiac University


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Facilities, Maintenance, and Grounds


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 600 acres and over 3.1 million square feet. We pride ourselves on preserving and enhancing the beautiful atmosphere for all students, staff, and visitors.


We invite applications for the position of Custodian.  This position is responsible for the maintenance and physical condition of Quinnipiac University buildings, property, grounds, or related buildings. 


The schedule for this position is for evening services Thursday-Monday 4:00PM – 12:30AM or Friday-Tuesday 4:00PM – 12:30AM.


About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and 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 Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.



Employee will 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; do grounds work around immediate vicinity of buildings; drive; do 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; do spot painting (no patching); do platform cleaning by consent; and do other related work as required.



Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Previous experience in maintenance and custodial duties
  • CT Driver license required
  • Requires weekend and evening hours


This position requires a successful completion of a Physical Demands exam as well as a pre-employment physical, drug screening test and background check.


Please note this is a union position with an hourly rate of $15.47


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 online only. Contact information for three professional references must be submitted on the application form.


Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue until the position is filled.


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

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Code: 2017-2319







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