Custodial Services Supervisor

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Custodial Services Supervisor

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Facilities Management Department

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-10-2018

Posting Summary:
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

We have an opportunity for a Custodial Services Supervisor who is responsible for providing a clean and healthy environment for the University Academic residential buildings. This position supervises up to 20 employees by performing safe critical housekeeping tasks. The incumbent maintains department expectations of providing high quality and consistent service by supervising, scheduling, and training the work force. The Custodial Services Supervisor maintains positive and professional relationships with facility occupants and staff, working in designated buildings throughout Grounds, comprised of residential housing buildings. They may be exposed to different contaminants, such as biohazard, blood borne pathogens, and bodily fluids. The incumbent works around equipment/machinery, stands on different surfaces, walks extensively, and climbs stairs. While typically assigned to the 8:00am-4:30pm shift, the position requires some flexibility to meet emergency needs during nights and weekends.

A high school diploma or equivalent, with a minimum two years' experience in housekeeping or another service industry is required. Four or more years of experience in housekeeping, with experience in a leadership or supervisory capacity is preferred. Strong verbal, written, record keeping and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate information in a professional manner are essential. The ability to run cleaning equipment is preferred. Knowledge of supplies, training, scheduling and managing workers is strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Word are required. A driver's license is required, and must be maintained while in this position. Please make sure your driver's license information is listed under Licenses on your application.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623613, complete the application and attach a cover letter and a resume/CV. This posting is open until filled. Review of applications will be begin July 23, 2018.

For questions about this position please contact Eirine Vlavianos at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong verbal, written, record keeping and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate information in a professional manner.

Demonstrated ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions.

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