Lead Custodian

Job description

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. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Lead Custodian



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Salary Information:

commensurate with experience

Department Summary:

UNT Housing Custodial Services prides itself on providing an exceptionally clean and sanitary environment for students, faculty and visitors to our campus.
While UNT strives to be a sustainable University and has many green products the ability to work around all chemicals is a prerequisite of the job.

Position Overview:

This position’s purpose is to serve as a lead custodian for the Department of Housing and Residence Life. The lead custodian will maintain a standard of cleanliness, sanitation, safety and standard of excellence in all assigned buildings (Residence Halls, Dining Areas, and Other Buildings).

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.

Work Schedule:

Wed – Sunday 6:00 am to 2:30 pm

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO 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 Title:

Lead Custodian

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate


Description of Job DutyClean and sanitize by sweeping, mopping, striping, waxing, and buffing areas in assigned buildings (Residence Halls, Dining Areas, and Other Auxiliary Buildings) including moving furniture for cleaning purposes. Remove trash and other waste from buildings on a scheduled basis. Follow all standards provided by supervisory leadership and complete tasks within assigned time frame.


Communicate with custodial supervisors daily. Report inappropriate actions, injuries, safety and related matters. Perform repairs to small custodial equipment and ensure area supplies are maintained. Other duties as assigned by Supervisory Leadership or Community Director.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time