Custodial Lead Worker

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HSKP & Apparel Serv Worker I

Position Title:

Custodial Lead Worker

Position Summary:

The Custodial Lead Worker provides a clean, safe, healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

The Lead Worker position will assist supervisors with the coordination, assignment and inspection of work activities performed by custodial and building support workers.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

-Clean, dust and wipe fixtures, furniture, floors, surfaces, walls and windows. Sweep, mop and vacuum floors. Strip, clean, buff and apply floor cleaners, sealers and finishes to hard surface floors. Vacuum, spot clean and extract carpets.
-As assigned, oversee and inspect the work of a group of custodial workers and/or building support workers. Ensure tasks are performed and completed according to established schedules.
-Assist supervisor with ongoing equipment, chemical and process training of custodial workers and building support workers.
-Respond to tenant needs and requests. Report building damage or the need for building repairs. Report and respond to emergency calls for custodial assistance.
-Work outside to remove snow, ice and debris from entrances, steps and sidewalks using various tools and products. Clean exterior windows as directed.

Required Qualifications:

Valid Driver’s license.

-Knowledge of cleaning agents, with the ability to use or learn to use cleaning chemicals and agents, including dilution and dispensing systems.
-Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand English to effectively communicate and understand others, and to follow oral and written instructions.
-Familiarity with powered and non-power cleaning tools, with the ability to operate powered and non-powered cleaning equipment.
-Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and tolerate frequent bending, stooping, and climbing stairs. Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs.
-Ability to work outdoors in temperatures below 32 degrees and above 90 degrees.
Personal protective equipment will be required during specific work duties as determined by the department.

Experience working in a custodial position.

Preferred Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

-Demonstrated knowledge of commercial cleaning practices, including floor and carpet care.
-Working knowledge of computers, with basic proficiency in a variety of applications and or systems.
-Ability to coordinate and oversee the work of others.

-Experience in training and overseeing the work of others.
-Commercial cleaning experience is a plus.

Advertised Pay Range:

$27,000 commensurate with experience


951400 Building Services


William & Mary

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Employment Category:

Full Time Operational

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Conditions of Employment::

-This position is non-exempt, eligible to receive overtime in accordance with Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is subject to overtime (both scheduled and unscheduled).
-This position may work a non-traditional schedule, typically weekends and holidays.
Flexibility in scheduling and availability to accommodate special events, emergencies, and/or unscheduled work assignments, which typically include working weekends, holidays.
-This position has been designated as essential and may require reporting to work when the university is officially closed.
-Maintain a valid driver’s license.
-This position requires successfully completion of Van Safety Training within the first ninety days of employment, subject to availability. Compliance with the university Vehicle Use Policy.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 11/25/2020
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