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Custodial Supervisor

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Boulder, CO

Employment Type:

Classified Staff



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Job Summary

Facilities Management Campus Building Services encourages applications for a Custodian Supervisor! This division cleans and sanitizes the academic, administrative and research facilities on the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) campus. Buildings are split up into teams and each team consists of a supervisor, lead worker, and front-line staff. 

Who We Are

Facilities Management (FM) is responsible for the overall physical development and maintenance of the campus. The mission of the department is to provide a safe physical environment that promotes the advancement and transfer of knowledge.

We help create and maintain a physical environment for campus through high-quality, competitive services that have earned us recognition as a national leader in the stewardship of physical facilities. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Building and Equipment Maintenance
  • Meet with building users and maintenance personnel regarding custodial activities and building repairs. 
  • Order and distribute cleaning supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Schedule equipment for repairs.
  • Respond to customer requests/concerns.
  • Plan, assign, coordinate, inspect and review custodial routine cleaning activities.
  • Assign cleaning tasks to custodial staff and inspect their work.
  • Ensure adequate staffing and equipment is provided in response to emergency custodial operations daily.
  • Provide custodial supervisory support for campus special events.
  • Perform cleaning duties when front-line staff are out for long periods.
  • Prepare ongoing continued education and training opportunities for employees. 
  • Conduct safety and operational training with custodial staff.
Time Keeping 
  • Compile and complete time sheets for customer billing and keep track of weekly timesheets for employees to review.
  • Approve employee requests for time off and adjust work schedules to ensure that program standards are met.
Performance Management
  • Prepare and review yearly performance management plans with employees.
  • Conduct mentoring sessions with employees. 
  • Prepare documentation for verbal, corrective and/or disciplinary actions, and recommend type of action. 
  • Meet and review with the status of team activities with the manager. Prepare and conduct program presentations to management group.

What You Should Know

The shift for this position is Monday - Thursday from 3:15 pm to 11:45 pm and Friday from 1:30 pm - 10:00 pm. 

What We Can Offer

Salary Range Starts at $42,936. 


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Empowered. Be Successful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Two years of custodial or laundry experience appropriate to the work assignment.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license.

What You Will Need

  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to complete work thoroughly and efficiently.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • One (1) year of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of custodial cleaning and team cleaning, carpet shampooing and extraction, stripping and waxing floors, and sealing floors.
  • Working knowledge of computers (to enter time records, write emails to customers and managers, and assign work orders).

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part time work. 
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 
3. DD-214 for veteran applicants. 
a.Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to Recruiting@Colorado.Edu or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.
4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of degree or transcripts. 

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by January 27, 2020 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures. 

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting @Colorado.Edu

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.