Custodial Supervisor

Job description

The Custodial Supervisor oversees daily custodial services requirements provided within assigned zone area(s); reviews any changes (new and/or temporary) regarding custodial services requirements with respective customers and department management; ensures custodial services are completed in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner; Serves as point of contact between customers, staff, and vendors; troubleshoots service issues as necessary and implements solutions; stays informed of current technology trends and learns new technologies as they are developed; and strives for continuous improvement is all activities and work performance. In addition, this position directly supervises assigned custodial personnel; maintains appropriate staffing levels; Focuses on relationships among team members and customers, addresses employee relations issues, and initiates corrective actions, as necessary; Conducts individual performance evaluations, prepares and implements training and development plans; proactively assists direct reports in reaching and obtaining their goals and objectives ; and promotes teamwork and a positive work environment.

Job Title
Custodial Supervisor

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
3CP02:Phys Plt-Custodial Services

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and possibly over 50lbs; Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods; Repetitive motion.
While some work is done in an office, frequently work is out in the field overseeing zone locations and may be exposed to elements, weather, and other non-office type conditions.


5:30am - 2:15pm; (Monday-Friday).
2:00pm - 10:30pm; (Monday-Friday).
9:30pm - 6:00am; (Monday-Friday).
3:30am - 12:00 noon; (Monday-Friday).
Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and may include some nights(s), weekend(s), and holiday(s) response.


MS Windows/Office; KRONOS; SAP; and Driver's License are preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

HS + 4 years in custodial services.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Rate your level of expertise in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Windows, Excel, and PowerPoint).
    • None
    • Basic
    • Average
    • Proficient
    • Expert
  2. * How many years of paid work experience do you have in implementing quality improvement initiatives?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Describe what motivates you.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe how your skills and experience make you a good fit for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Why is it important for co-workers to operate as a team?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How many years of experience do you have working in an environment where job safety precautions were followed daily?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/8/2018
    Application Due: 3/22/2018
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