Custodial Supervisor

Employer
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

1072

Working Title

Custodial Supervisor

Position Type

Staff/Administrative

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

Administration and Finance Division

Position Summary

The Custodial Supervisor performs assignments under the direction of the Custodial Services Program Supervisor, providing first-line supervision and leadership to permanent custodians, students and program staff. This position will also fill in for other custodial supervisors in their absence to ensure a continued satisfactory level of custodial operations. It has 24-hour responsibility and is on-call 7 days per week for emergencies. The normal schedule for this position is third shift.

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The Division of Administration and Finance is committed to providing quality campus services to faculty, staff, students, and external constituencies to support the university’s mission of teaching, research, and public service. The division includes Facilities Planning & Management, Budget, Human Resources, Information Technology Services, and Police & Parking Services.

Required Qualifications

• Completion of a High School diploma and two (2) years working in custodial and/or building maintenance work. Additional education and/or supervisory experience may substitute for the required working experience.
• The ability to hold and maintain a valid driver’s license meeting the criteria for driving a state vehicle.
• Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry tools, equipment or supplies, up to 75 pounds on a regular basis.
• Physically be able to work in various positions i.e. with arms above your head for periods of time; bending, twisting, crawling, squatting, climbing, stooping or kneeling; on scaffolding, ladders or stairs; standing, sitting or walking, while continuously performing job functions.
• Physically be able to work in various environments without adverse physical reaction, e.g.; within extreme temperature ranges; in hot, noisy, dirty or dust-filled areas; at heights above 30 feet, etc.
• Knowledge of the methods, tools, supplies and equipment utilized in a comprehensive custodial operation.
• Basic knowledge and experience in the use of computer software including Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
• Basic knowledge and experience in the use of e-mail (i.e. Outlook, Gmail) functions including electronic calendars.
• Ability to comply with all University of Wisconsin System Work Expectations including safe work procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience as a custodian in a school setting.
• Demonstrated supervisory and training skills necessary to direct the work of others, effectively resolve performance concerns, and evaluate performance standards.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with the interpersonal and communication skills necessary to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, vendors, and the general public.
• Knowledge or ability to learn relevant software and/or computer languages in order to operate preventative maintenance, work order, time reporting and inventory control programs.
• Ability to develop appropriate work plans, anticipate seasonal conditions, set priorities, coordinate multiple tasks and assign work to effectively accomplish desired outcomes.
• Knowledge of mathematical skills necessary to prepare cost estimates, maintain inventories and reconcile charge-back documents.
• Ability to effectively deal with stressful situations such as responding to urgent or emergency situations involving system failures or personnel issues.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures related to use of cleaning tools, cleaning supplies and all power equipment. Ability to set-up, document, and implement required safety training for all custodial employees.

Physical Demands

• Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry tools, equipment or supplies, up to 75 pounds on a regular basis.
• Physically be able to work in various positions i.e. with arms above your head for periods of time; bending, twisting, crawling, squatting, climbing, stooping or kneeling; on scaffolding, ladders or stairs; standing, sitting or walking, while continuously performing job functions.

Working conditions and environment

• Physically be able to work in various environments without adverse physical reaction, e.g.; within extreme temperature ranges; in hot, noisy, dirty or dust-filled areas; at heights above 30 feet, etc.
• The normal schedule for this position is third shift.
• This position has 24-hour responsibility and is on-call 7 days per week for emergencies.

Miscellaneous Information

Your benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university.
Highlights include:
• paid vacation for 12-month positions.
• excellent flexible health insurance with low co-pays and good coverage.
• paid holidays and sick days.
• after 5 years of employment, you become vested in our retirement system which ensures income post-career.
• benefits at UWL are highly competitive with local industry and some of the strongest in state and nation.
Learn more at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/univstaff21.pdf
Benefit eligibility is determined at point of hire. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only. Benefits are also pro-rated based on the appointment percentage.

The University of Wisconsin System and the University of Wisconsin–Madison is engaged in a redesign of job title and compensation structures. The Title and Total Compensation Project will result in relevant and market-informed titles to help us keep and grow our outstanding workforce. If you are the successful candidate, your title is subject to change in November 2021. For more information, visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Plan, Assign and Review Work of Custodial Staff

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Attend planning sessions and collaborate with organizers of special activities such as commencement, concerts, conferences, etc., that involve special set-ups, overtime staffing, etc.
• Communicate with members of University Departments to organize and coordinate moving projects and schedule special cleaning activities.
• Organize a variety of information and schedules, both written and verbal, to establish priorities and give assignments to custodians.
• Plan assignments to insure adequate staffing levels, equipment and cleaning supplies are available to properly and safely complete the required tasks in a timely manner.
• Perform regular inspections of buildings to insure a satisfactory level of cleaning service and make necessary improvements as required.

Percentage Of Time

60

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Performance of Administrative Functions

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Enforce University work rules, policies and processes by properly using progressive disciplinary and documentation procedures.
• Prepare and maintain employee records including position descriptions, work schedules, attendance records, probation reports, employee evaluations, etc.
• Audit and sign time reports.
• Actively participate in employee interviews.
• Recommend hiring, transfer, promotion, and discipline of employees.
• Estimate labor costs for special events, moving projects, etc.
• Make product and equipment comparisons to determine the most efficient and cost effective use.
• Maintain equipment, fire reports and fire extinguisher inspection records.
• Submit equipment and building repair work requests (work orders).

Percentage Of Time

20

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Perform Related Supervisor Functions

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Provide or insure that adequate training in procedures along with equipment and supply use have been given to all custodial, program and student staffing.
• Insure that custodians are properly maintaining swimming pool chemical levels, cleaning filters, along with other associated tasks to provide pool water clarity and sanitary conditions.
• Insure that custodians comply with all applicable safety and code requirements for the numerous regulatory agencies overseeing activities in University buildings.

Percentage Of Time

15

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Duties to Support Responsibility

Other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

No

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Posting Date

08/02/2021

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

08/16/2021

Position Contact Name

Kimberly Schliebe

Position Contact Email

hrinfo@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  2. Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
  6. After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  10. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No


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