Custodial Supervisor

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Jan 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515417
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:07110100 - HO-TOLBERT

Advertised: 07 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Classification Title:

Custodial Supervisor

Job Description:

The Custodial Supervisor is a supervisory position assisting the Custodial Superintendent in supporting the mission of the Department of Housing & Residence Life. Employee must be familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and prioritize job duties to ensure completion of assignments and goals. Exercises a high degree of creativity and latitude when planning job duties for area task. The employee is responsible for providing and maintaining the highest level of service and operating efficiency in the areas of cleanliness, sanitation, and general appearance of assigned residence halls, family housing villages, and administrative offices. The employee is responsible for exercising a considerable amount of independent judgment in solving a variety of routine administrative and operational problems. The employee may be required to work Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays to ensure the maintenance of sanitary living conditions throughout the residence halls. Employee may be required to perform or assist with cleaning duties as necessary.

  • Supervises and plans the work of assigned employees in a manner that facilitates and encourages outstanding performance and high morale. Ensures that all employees are trained properly in the safe use of equipment and cleaning supplies, and that they follow prescribed cleaning methods and procedures. Provides to employees all supplies and equipment needed to satisfactorily complete assigned work.
  • Responsible for achieving and maintaining the highest level of cleanliness in assigned areas, but as a minimum, to prescribed levels. Conducts weekly inspections of all assigned areas and documents cleanliness levels as satisfactory or unsatisfactory. Responsible for discussing inspection results with assigned employees.
  • Responsible for counseling with assigned employees regarding minor infractions of work rules, disciplinary guidelines, and violations of university policies and procedures. Reports violations to the Custodial Services Superintendent and/or the Associate Director of Housing for Custodial Services to ensure consistency in the administering of discipline within the Custodial Services Department.
  • Approves leave requests and timecards for assigned personnel.

Advertised Salary:

$17.00 hourly

Minimum Requirements:

This position is open to current UF employees only.

High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience working in the custodial industry for a University/college residence hall or large apartment complex/hotel
  • Demonstrated experience with staff supervision (12+ staff members at one time) including training, evaluation, and general management


  • Understanding of the State/University system
  • Familiarity with University of Florida student culture
  • Knowledge of University of Florida campus at large
  • Working knowledge of industry standards and technology
  • Working knowledge of APPA (Association of Physical Plant Administrators) cleaning standards
  • Working knowledge of cleaning standards for isolation and quarantine spaces at a management level
  • Computer literacy
  • Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to plan organize, organize and coordinate work assignments, projects, and tasks for self and team
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well on a team and collaborate with a diverse group of employees
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural and diverse environment
  • Able to communicate with various levels of staff
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication
  • Able to work during peak period time frames
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    This position is open to current UF employees only.

    This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD-214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

    Health Assessment Required:


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