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2nd Shift Custodian Lead

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2023

Minimum $20.31 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications
The salary is $20.31 per hour with a competitive retirement and benefits package, including insurance, vacation, holidays, and paid time off.

We offer a competitive night differential of $2.50 per hour when you work between 6:00PM and 6:00AM.

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Custodial Services Supervisor (CSS) perform the duties as a lead worker by facilitating work performed by Custodians and LTE's. Assist the CSS in developing custodial objectives and the tasks required to achieve them. Implement work plans under the direction of the CSS. Check work, assist with training and instruction on the proper cleaning methods and safe operation of all equipment. Remove faulty equipment from service, and make arrangements for repair, order supplies, and perform assigned custodial tasks.

Responsibilities: Cleans institutional facilities, removes waste and recycling, and monitors building security to ensure cleanliness, orderliness, and safety in assigned areas. Leads the custodial work of others and responds to custodial emergencies.
  • 50% Utilizes basic equipment and supplies to clean assigned facility areas and remove waste and recyclables
  • 5% Monitors and secures facility interior and exterior entrances and reports issues to appropriate entities
  • 5% Maintains organization of supply areas and equipment, documents inventory, and requests additional supplies as needed
  • 5% Documents and reports repairs, violations, and pest control needs
  • 10% Maintains clean and clear walkways to ensure they are free of debris, litter, snow, and ice
  • 5% Schedules, monitors, and communicates with staff and assists with basic training
  • 5% Responds to facility emergency and hazardous situations, and escalates incidents according to established policies and procedures
  • 5% Inspects, maintains, operates equipment to ensure optimal and safe operatio
  • 5% Extracts carpet and furniture according to institutional standards
  • 5% Cleans floors by vacuuming, buffing, stripping, and waxing assigned area
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


H.S. Diploma


Previous work as a custodian or lead custodian. Some knowledge of Floor Care preferred

Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday: 5pm- 1:30am

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Additional Information:

Ability to speak, read and write in English and to follow written and oral instructions is required.

This position requires a conviction record check. Because of the nature of this position, applicants will be asked to furnish a signed written record of any conviction or pending criminal charges.

In the event you are required to work in or around animal facilities, you will be enrolled in the appropriate medical surveillance program.

Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) will require Post-Offer Pre-Employment screenings on all selected candidates.

Please Note: FP&M is unable to provide sponsorship for this position.

How to Apply:

Please click on the 'Apply Online' button to start the application process. Applicants will be required to submit a resume and cover letter. Please discuss your experience and skills in your cover letter.


Cinthya Canicoba
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Custodian Lead(FP020)



Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

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