Hospital Custodian I

University of Iowa Health Care Environmental Services

Job Reference #: 21004039, 21002167, 21003202

Custodian I – First/Second/Third Shift openings

Position Summary:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Environmental Services is seeking a Custodian 1 to provide a safe, clean and healthy environment for patients, guests, visitors and staff of UIHC. We currently have openings on first, second, and third shift with rotating weekends. Starting salary, $28,689.12. The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, which ay be viewed at

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General hospital 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 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

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.®

Additional Information:

  • Percent of Time: 100%
  • Schedule: First/Second/Third shift
    • Weekend Rotating Schedule
  • Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Classification Title: Custodian I
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Pay Level: 03

Contact Information:

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

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
COVID-19 Precautions:

PPE required and provided by UIHC.

All employees are eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine if requested

Application Instructions:

Application Process:

All applicants must apply through jobs@uiowa. Search "Custodian I" to see all current openings.

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.

Job ID: 76764

Posted 14 days ago

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