Lead Custodian

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleLead CustodianDepartmentUNT-Coliseum/Gateway Center-163601Job LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary Information$22,240.00Department Summary

The Gateway Banquet and Conference Center is a 28,000 square foot, multi-level facility located on the entrance to campus. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive program that enriches the educational process and meets the needs of the North Texas Community through the environment and opportunities provided. Gateway services include meeting rooms, outdoor spaces, and an extensive banquet facility.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for cleaning and sanitation work within the Coliseum and/or Gateway Center. This position also performs various physically demanding semi-skilled manual tasks necessary to prepare for public events, such as erecting stages, tables, chairs and operation of audio/visual equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of general working experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to keep records and complete forms accurately.
• Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: measuring).
• Sufficient knowledge of proper use of equipment.
• Physical ability to perform work involving standing, stooping, operating equipment, and lifting of materials and equipment.
• Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Preferred Qualifications

•Ability to climb stairs and lift 75 pounds in order to move/set-up tables, chairs and equipment.
•Ability to work overtime, based on event needs.

Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Mon-Fri 1pm-10pm, flexible hours

Driving University VehicleYesSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleLead CustodianPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear Job Duties


Cleaning and maintaining floors, furniture and equipment, restrooms, walls and windows.


Responsible for disposal of trash including the transfer of recycling materials.


Knowledge of safe use of all cleaning supplies and chemicals.


Uses EMS, MS Word, MS Outlook and other software programs necessary to provide efficient and effective operations.


Responsible for the staging of furnishings for public events as well as opening rooms prior to events and securing at completion.


Responsible for the setup and operation of audio/visual equipment for special events.


Report all unsafe personnel acts and unsafe physical conditions to supervisor as soon as you become aware of them.


Keeps all equipment assigned in good working order and return to proper area when finished with use.


Represent the Gateway/Coliseum to all customers and guests by positive interaction and contact.

Posting NumberS1088PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/39210Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your general cleaning experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you possess at least One year of general working experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a valid Texas Drivers License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have the ability to drive a vehicle and maintain coverage under University liability insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references




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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 12/8/2020
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