Custodial Services Supervisor, North Grounds Zone

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-09
Req: R0025238
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

Our North Grounds Zone has an immediate need for a Custodial Services Supervisor who is responsible for providing a clean and healthy environment for the University Academic buildings. This position supervises up to 20 employees by performing safe critical housekeeping tasks. The incumbent maintains department expectations of providing high quality and consistent service by supervising, scheduling, and training the work force. The Custodial Services Supervisor maintains positive and professional relationships with facility occupants and staff, working in designated buildings throughout Grounds, comprised of academic and research buildings. The incumbent may be exposed to different contaminants, such as biohazard, bloodborne pathogens, and bodily fluids. This position works around equipment/machinery and includes standing on different surfaces, walking extensively, and climbing stairs.

As a supervisor, the employee must be able to adjust schedule as needed to meet business needs.

Duties Include:

  • Develop and implement housekeeping work schedules for assigned areas. Maintain written records of work scheduled and completed.
  • Supervise members of housekeeping team and provide them with frequent and constructive feedback.
  • Ensure all required housekeeping projects are completed in a timely, professional manner.
  • Track purchases and update inventories.
  • Conduct and submit routine safety inspections.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in housekeeping or another service industry is required. Four or more years of experience in housekeeping, including the ability to demonstrate use of cleaning equipment and supplies, with experience in a leadership or supervisory capacity is highly preferred.

Licensure: A valid driver's license, with a positive points balance is required and must be maintained while in this position.

The selected candidate will need to complete the following background checks: Criminal, Sexual Offender and DMV. The anticipated hourly rate for this position is $18.50-$19.23.

Physical Demands:

This position works around equipment/machinery, and includes standing on different surfaces, walking extensively, stooping and bending as well as moderate lifting and climbing stairs.

To apply, visit and search for 'Custodial Services Supervisor, North Grounds'. Fully complete the online application, also attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume
  • Three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

Current UVa employees please search "Find Jobs" in Workday and search for "R0025238" and attach the required documents. Incomplete applications or missing required documents will not be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Michele Jarman at

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time