Hob: Custodians

Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002

Company Description:
Hampshire College is an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Founded in 1965, Hampshire College offers a full range of liberal arts programs through an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based curriculum. The College is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts and contributes to the rich cultural environments of the college towns of Amherst, South Hadley and Northampton.
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeCleaning Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Nice to have
Preference: Required
Hampshire College is accepting applications for full time custodians to join the staff in our Facilities & Grounds Department.

Under the supervision of the custodial supervisor, the custodians will perform duties in accordance with the College’s established Quality Assurance Program. Custodians will provide superior customer service while completing in a timely manner, all work requests assigned by the custodial supervisor in accordance with established cleaning standards and instructions. Custodians will act as independent entities in the maintenance and care of their buildings, and are expected to think and act progressively in the maintenance and care of their building(s). Custodians must participate in the on-call program rotation, as well as the Blood-Borne Pathogens program.
High school diploma or equivalent with two years of job-related experience is required. Applicants should have general knowledge of building maintenance and cleaning processes. Work is both indoors and outdoors and may involve exposure to unpleasant elements and a harsh environment such as extreme temperatures, wind, sunlight, rain, dust, fumes, smoke, loud noises, chemicals, etc. This position includes custodial responsibilities requiring significant physical activity; must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Candidate should be able to read, write, understand, and give written and verbal instruction in English. This position requires a valid driver’s license and must successfully meet the requirements of Hampshire College’s driver credentialing policy. Employment is dependent on successful completion of a pre-employment physical. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

These 40-hour per week, benefited positions have the following work schedules: Sunday – Thursday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m and Tuesday – Saturday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please submit your cover letter indicating preferred schedule, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.