Virginia Health Services
  • Newport News, VA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Virginia Health Services is hiring a Custodian for The Newport, located in Newport News, VA. This position is Part Time, Days, 7:30am - 4pm and 6 Days per pay period, including every other weekend.

The Custodian has the following responsibilities:

  • Repairing and maintaining facility equipment.
  • Maintaining facility floors.
  • Installing new equipment.
  • Maintaining facilities lighting.
  • Driving company van when assigned.
  • Collecting, transporting and disposing of linen and trash, ensuring proper handling and disposal (excluding regulated medical waste.)
  • Maintaining equipment and equipment storage closets in a clean, safe, and orderly manner.
  • Ensuring all chemicals are stored/disposed of and/or used safely.
  • Performing preventive maintenance.
  • Complying with all established policies and procedures.
  • Promoting and demonstrating positive customer service towards VHS, co-workers, residents, family members and visitors.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of operation of various machines and equipment and general maintenance procedures.
  • Valid Driver's License in good standing.
  • Computer knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret information.
  • Ability to effectively respond to questions.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, turn, bend, stoop, lift, push, pull, reach, talk, hear, taste and smell.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform tasks in inclement weather when needed.
  • Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials.

Why join Virginia Health Services?

Locally owned and operated for over 50 years, Virginia Health Services seeks kind and compassionate employees to join our family-like team. We take pride in delivering outstanding long-term care nursing services to our friends and neighbors in this community, just as we would want for our own family members. Likewise, we believe in supporting our staff with opportunities for personal growth and professional advancement, as well as providing excellent benefits!

Recognizing you have many options; VHS offers many perks to being part of our team!

  • Rewarding & meaningful relationships with our residents and other mission-minded coworkers.
  • Competitive pay rates including higher entry-level salaries among major local health care providers.
  • Most full and part time employees are eligible for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Group Health and Dental Insurance Programs.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days to eligible full and part-time employees.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with an employee contribution annual basis.
  • Tuition reimbursement is available to qualified staff who further their job-related education.
  • State-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team!

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Virginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.

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