Custodial Services is responsible for the custodial care of UBC Vancouver campus buildings. The custodial team provides cleaning and sanitation services, restocking of supplies in washrooms, locking and unlocking of exterior doors, set up for final exams and provides water intrusion response. This team operates 24 hours per day Monday to Friday with essential coverage on weekend day and evening shifts.
Custodial Services’ Utility Worker teams perform minor maintenance and repair work including replacing light bulbs in all campus buildings and responding to reports of plugged toilets.
Custodial Services is also responsible for the Integrated Pest Management plan for the UBC Vancouver campus. This includes preventative maintenance plans that may include a combination of behavioural, biological, chemical, cultural and mechanical methods to reduce pest populations to acceptable levels. This service is provided Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and a technician is available to respond to callouts.