University of Utah Custodial Crew Lead in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/08/2018

Requisition Number PRN17439B

Job Title Custodial Crew Leader

Working Title Custodial Crew Lead

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00307 - Housing & Residential Educ

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $14.82

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Supervises and assists in training a custodial crew by assigning duties and instructing new workers in the proper use of equipment and materials, to achieve a high level of cleanliness in University buildings.


1. Determines the proper distribution of employees and materials for a particular day’s cleaning problems by inspecting assigned building(s) to insure an adequate cleaning job is done.

2. Gives general supervision by assigning tasks and reviewing work of one to five full-time and/or five to twenty part-time custodians and custodial workers which may be in one shift or two (four hour shifts) depending on the particular needs of the building in question.

3. Assist in training new crew members in the proper use of equipment and materials by demonstration and suggestion to insure proper application of chemicals and minimum breakdown of equipment.

4. Insures that work standards are being adhered to by inspecting assigned work areas and completing inspection reports for review by supervisor.

5. Insures that assigned work area is secured by inspecting for locked doors in accordance with regulations.

6. Maintains time sheets for individual crew members by filling in hours to insures proper credits for pay purposes.

7. Maintains adequate stock of supplies by ordering as necessary within a pre-established budget guideline.

8. Maintains positive public relations with departments by responding to specific cleaning requests.

9. Reports maintenance and emergency problems to supervisor or police respectively.

10. Performs all duties of custodians as required to insure accomplishment of assigned goals.

11. May back up supervisor by assisting him/her directly or acting for him/her during any absence.

12. Required to be on emergency call during one to two weekends and/or holiday periods per year.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of previous custodial experience; the ability to lift 50 lbs.; the ability to climb a minimum of six feet on an authorized stepladder or scaffolding; and demonstrated oral and written communication skills required. Previous supervisory experience would be helpful.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.