Custodian I - First shift at University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Environmental Services is seeking a First shift Custodian 1 to provide a safe, clean and healthy environment for patients, guests, visitors and staff of UIHC. This position is scheduled to work first shift with rotating weekends. Starting salary, $31,320.00. The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, which ay be viewed at

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General cleaning
  • Trash removal
  • Stock supplies for cart and custodial area
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms/ refill restroom supplies
  • Dusting, vacuuming, sweeping, and damp mopping hard surface floors
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Unit/bed making
  • Wall & ceiling washing
  • Furniture moves and room setups
  • Use various types of custodial equipment in performance of duties
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned

Position may have Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Risk.

About Environmental Services:

We as a department are responsible for the upkeep and cleaning of over 2.8 million square feet of the hospital. The department provides support through 24/7 operations

We are committed to providing the highest quality of environmental care services in order to maintain a functional and safe environment for patients, staff, visitors, and other individuals served by and providing services for The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation, sick leave; health, dental, life, and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans (
  • Need more reasons to join our team? Check out our Build a Career/Build a Life Page

Additional Information:

  • Percent of Time: 100%
  • Schedule: First shift
    • Weekend Rotating Schedule: Every other weekend
  • Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics/Stead Family Children's Hospital
  • Classification Title: Custodian I
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Pay Level: 03

Contact Information:

  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Shari Hook
  • Contact Email:

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
    • Ability to read, write, and follow directions
  • Desirable Qualifications:
    • Previous cleaning experience
    • Experience working in a healthcare setting and working with the public
    • Experience using cleaning equipment



Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Custodian I
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Level: 03
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Shari Hook
  • Contact Email:

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