Date Posted: 06/28/2021
Type/Department:Staff in Physical Plant
Search Status:Searching for Candidates - Accepting Applications
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Hampshire College is accepting applications for a full time custodian to join the staff in our Facilities & Grounds Department.

Under the supervision of the custodial supervisor, the custodian will perform duties in accordance with the College’s established Quality Assurance Program. Custodian 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. The custodian will act as an independent entity in the maintenance and care of their buildings, and is expected to think and act progressively in the maintenance and care of their building(s). The custodian 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.

This 40-hour per week, benefited position has a work schedule of Tuesday – Saturday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The pay rate is $15.00/hour with an excellent benefit program. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please submit your cover letter resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at

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