Scope of Work

The Custodian will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness and hygiene standards at SAAF facilities. The Custodian is a full-time (40 hours/week), non-exempt position. This position reports to the Operations Associate. This position must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, late nights, weekends, and some holidays.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Perform routine cleaning tasks to ensure a clean and sanitary environment in SAAF facilities. This includes, but is not limited to, dusting, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and disinfecting surfaces.
  • Collect and dispose of trash and recycling materials.
  • Check the condition of restrooms regularly and update logs.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms and ensure supplies such as soap, paper towels, and toilet paper are adequately stocked.
  • Clean windows, glass doors, and partitions to ensure a clear and polished appearance.
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen and break rooms, including countertops, sinks, appliances, and refrigerators. Restock supplies as needed.
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies and place orders as needed.
  • Move between facilities to perform duties and restock cleaning supplies.
  • Will use the ticketing system to be assigned non-regular tasks in addition to regular duties.
  • Clean laundry facilities at four SAAF owned or operated apartment complexes.
  • Assist with cleaning duties for apartment turns, as needed.
  • Deep cleaning when scheduled.
  • Occasional special event clean up.
  • Will use floor buffer and power washer on occasion.
  • May infrequently assist Operations to assemble furniture.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior janitorial or custodial work in facilities, medical or health care environment is required, can be for a private company or service.
  • Appropriate fingerprint clearance through the Arizona Department of Public Safety (paid for by SAAF).
  • Good interpersonal skills; sensitivity to cultural and personal diversity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, perform multiple tasks, meet deadlines, identify and resolve problems, and coordinate efforts with other staff members.
  • Basic computer skills to navigate a ticketing system and online supply orders.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation, to include, but not limited to, lifting to/from auto to a cart, dolly, vehicle or shelf: occasional lifting above 50 pounds, to only be done with accommodation, in the form of another person or supportive equipment such as a back brace or dolly.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle, a valid AZ Driver’s License, current insurance, and a driving record that will be supported by our liability insurance provider.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with professional cleaning through a licensed company is preferred.
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals including volunteers, staff members, clients, and the general public.


Non-Exempt. Salary ranges from $16.30 – $19.96/hr


Eleven (11) paid holidays, two (2) half day paid holidays, one (1) paid floating holiday, twenty (20) days of paid vacation per year to start, in addition to 40 hours of sick leave. Health, dental, vision, and life insurance; 401(k) with matching, long-term and short-term disability insurance. Additional optional plans include Life Insurance, Pet Services Discount Plan, Equitable plans (Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance and Hospital Confinement Insurance). Access to SAAF Health Clinic on-site for primary care needs.

To Apply

Submit a letter of interest and resume with dates of employment to:
Yvette Bass, Recruiting and Retention
Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation
375 S. Euclid Ave.
Tucson, AZ, 85719
or email, or fill out the form below.

Affirmative Action

The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

People who have used drugs, have performed sex work, people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ communities, those who have experienced housing insecurity, people who have received harm reduction services, and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements

This job is a Medium Work position, as defined by the Social Security Administration, CFR. CFR § 404.1567. Physical exertion requirements:

(c) Medium work. Medium work involves lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. If someone can do medium work, we determine that he or she can also do sedentary and light work.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. Management reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, functions, and requirements.

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