University of Utah Custodial Supervisor in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/03/2018

Requisition Number PRN17098B

Job Title Supervisor, Custodial

Working Title Custodial Supervisor

Job Grade C

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

Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Weekends as needed)

VP Area President

Department 01751 - ACADEMIC DISTRICT

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 18.00 to 20.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Provides and supervises custodial services or processes by coordinating and overseeing work assignments in custodial and/or janitorial functions within a department. Majority of time will be spent cleaning with the remaining time split between training/mentoring and administrative related duties. Ensures relevant policies, procedures and laws are implemented. Participates in the interview process as well as assesses, develops and provides training for new and existing employees. Ensures cleaning and maintenance of buildings / facilities.

Facilities Managment mission is to provide a safe, sustainable, and attractive University environment.

As a member of the Facilities Management team, you will enjoy working in a stable Higher Education environment with plenty of opportunities to apply what you know while learning new skills. The University of Utah offers an excellent pay and benefits package, including affordable health care available on your start date, generous sick and vacation pay accrual, cell phone reimbursement, and a freeUTATRAX/bus pass.

Do you have excellent customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to be challenged to take individual initiative in an environment that rewards your efforts with career growth opportunities? Many of the roles on the University of Utah’s Facilities Management Team are casual dress, tools are provided, and you’ll be working on resolving issues with experienced and knowledgeable team members who will help you build on the skills you bring to the team. Apply today!


1.Cleans and performs custodial services

2.Supervises employees or processes including prioritizing daily work activities, evaluating outcomes and recommending changes.

3.Provides human resources activities by assisting in the selection of employees, overseeing training functions, evaluating performance and initiating disciplinary action.

4.Prepares employee work schedules; approves time off, monitors and submits timecards.

5.Organizes and conducts staff meetings.

6.Maintains inventory of supplies and makes or recommends purchases.

7.Serves as a resource to identify research and resolve problems and complaints.

8.Looks for ways to innovate and improve efficiency.

Problem Solving

Supervisors need to be proactive in responding or providing guidance when problems arise. Staffing and scheduling conflicts must be resolved in order to meet department goals and needs. This position has the authority to determine appropriate training needs and initiate disciplinary action. The ability to orchestrate multiple tasks simultaneously is essential.

Minimum Qualifications

Five years of experience in a related field, with two of those years working as a supervisor, or equivalency; knowledge of related trade or department specific equipment, systems and procedures. Demonstrated organizational, human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Some areas of assignment may require additional experience, specific licensures or registrations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description


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.