Custodial Team Lead

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Job Title:

Custodial Team Lead

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3CP02:Phys Plt-Custodial Services

Work Location:

Lexington, Ky

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 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; Repetitive motion.
Work is performed in assigned zone location(s) which includes primarily inside working conditions; however, occasionally work may in the field and cause the employee to 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.

Job Summary:

The Custodial Team Lead reports directly to the Custodial Supervisor and performs daily custodial services requirements provided within assigned zone area(s), including general cleaning and trash removal; cleaning various building room types and surfaces (i.e.) restrooms, offices, lobbies, entrances, stairwells, laboratories, elevators, medical areas, etc.; Applies proper cleaning techniques which may include: vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, stripping and waxing, dusting, spot cleaning, scrubbing, and disinfecting; Removes trash and recycling; Restocks all fixtures (toilet paper, towels, soap, and sanitizer); Utilizes various equipment (vacuum cleaners, floor machines, etc.) in completion of duties. In addition, the Custodial Team Lead supports the supervisor as well as department management in overseeing daily custodial services requirements provided by staff within assigned zone areas are successfully completed in a safe, accurate, efficient, and timely manner. They may serve as a point of contact between customers, staff, and vendors; troubleshoot service issues as necessary and implement solutions. The Custodial Team Lead 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.

IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

MS Windows/Office; SAP; KRONOS

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

High School + 3-years

Driver’s license preferred

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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