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Custodian, Housing Supervisor

Company: University of Central Missouri
Location: Warrensburg
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Information

Position Title


Working Title

Custodian, Housing Supervisor


600390-Facilities - Housing Custodial

Pay Rate






Position Number




Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday - Friday
7:00am - 3:30pm
Occasional nights & weekends

Bargaining Unit


Work Location

Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Position Purpose

Supervise custodial operations to ensure timely and sufficient custodial coverage to include: plan, schedule and coordinate tasks, assign daily, weekly, and monthly projects. Maintain knowledge and familiarity of university facilities, university policies and procedures, facilities policies and procedures, chemicals and equipment. Oversee projects in progress and hear and resolve customer questions and complaints. Supervise custodial staff to include: interview, recommend new hires to Custodial Manager, and Assistant manager, train employees, schedule staff, inspect work to maintain quality, conduct performance appraisals, hear and resolve employee questions and concerns, administer discipline according to University and facilities policies and procedures, and maintain confidential files on each employee. Coordinate safety training and enforce safety rules and regulations. Assign daily, weekly, and monthly tasks to employees. Assist Custodial Manager and/or Assistant Manager to include: prepare reports and compile statistics, monitor and recommend expenditures for the budget. Recommend improvements to policies, procedures, scheduling practices, etc. to ensure optimal utilization of resources. Assist in the design, planning and execution of projects. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Formal Training

High school diploma or equivalent

Other Education & Formal Training

Computer Skills

Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Other


1. Four years custodial experience in an industrial or commercial or educational setting.
2. Two years supervisory experience.
3. Experience in a University, hotel or conference center setting preferred.
4. Event coordination, planning and scheduling experience preferred.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:

Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Must be customer service oriented.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to operate and train employees to operate all equipment of the trade.
Ability to read and understand the Technical Manual.
Ability to order supplies and maintain inventory.
Ability to obtain needed resources to fulfill setups.
Ability to read and understand MACS contracts or Operations report and be able to perform set up functions when required.
Knowledge and ability to perform all procedures to maintain hard surface floors.
Knowledge and ability to perform all procedures to maintain carpets, upholstery and walls.
Knowledge and ability to address issues concerning Bloodborne Pathogens, Proper Personal Protective Equipment, Hazmat HazCom, Lock out Tag out and Confined spaces.
Knowledge and ability to check out/in keys from FPO key locker.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs.

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Exposure to dust/chalk dust.
May be required to wear respirator while mixing and handling chemicals.

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:

On call/standby work required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Business casual dress.
Must wear appropriate protective equipment. May be required to be fit tested for respirators, which requires a physical exam.
Must be event focused, customer oriented and flexible to last minute changes to scheduled and unscheduled events.

Ability to Keyboard

No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Safety Tool Kit within one year.
Carpet Care, Hard Floor Surface Care, Gym Floor Refinishing, Wall Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Noah, Equipment Care training certifications as required by position are required within one year of hire.

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
  • * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
    • * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
      • Yes
      • No
      • * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
        • Yes
        • No

          Required Documents
          Required DocumentsOptional Documents
        • Resume

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