Position Information

Position Information

Department Freedom Center
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position?
Job Category Student Wage / Non-Student Wage
Role (State) Job Title Custodian
Working Title Custodian
Job Type Part-Time
Position Number WG5816
Recruit Number Staff - 8437
Working Hours
Location Prince William, VA
Other Location
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement


The George Mason University, Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center is seeking a Custodian to clean and care for the facility in a safe and healthy manner. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


  • Collect and bag trash throughout the building;
  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum stairs, floors and carpets;
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, locker rooms, and refill dispensers;
  • Assist with special event room arrangements;
  • Launder towels, cleaning rags, and dust mops;
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies;
  • Wash walls and equipment;
  • Use ladders when required; and
  • Wash accessible interior windows and mirrors.

Required Qualifications:

  • Safely and independently move up to 50 pounds and use heavy equipment (e.g., floor buffer, carpet cleaner);
  • Attend occasional job-related meetings; and
  • Be respectful and sensitive to a diverse group of members and guests.


  • Five to six nights per week (9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.); and
  • Saturdays (7 p.m.-11 p.m.) and Sundays (5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.).

This position is subject to a criminal background investigation; employment is contingent upon the successful completion of this process.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG5816 at; and complete and submit the online application.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: December 1, 2017; this is a nonbinding date; this position may close at any time.
Posting Date 11/09/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly?
Mason Ad Statement

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Campus Safety Information

Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you safely and independently move up to 50 pounds?
    • Yes
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents