There is a Custodian Lead transfer opportunity available in Facilities Planning and Management at the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater for current state employees. The work schedule for this full-time, year-round position is Monday through Friday, 5:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The position description is available below.
If you are interested in transferring as a permissive transfer candidate (current state employees in pay range 03-09 or counterpart) submit a resume with three supervisory/ professional references to Rebecca Rupnow, HR&D, 800 W. Main St., Hyer 330, Whitewater, WI 53190; email RupnowRD02@uww.edu; or fax 262-472-5668.
DEADLINE TO NOTIFY YOUR INTEREST OF PERMISSIVE TRANSFER INTO THIS POSITION IS 4:30 P.M. ON: 02/18/2013
Cert #: 4212
Facilities Planning & Management
This position is responsible for providing custodial leadwork for Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) in Laurentide Hall. The Custodian Lead guides the work of a crew of Custodians, limited term employees (LTE’s) and student workers. The incumbent works under the direction of the zone Custodial Services Supervisor, or Buildings and Grounds Supervisor. The leadworker assists the zone supervisors in developing custodial objectives designed to meet the needs of building occupants and the tasks required to achieve these objectives.
The Custodian Lead must practice exemplary behavior when working with customers and fellow staff members. The person holding this position must possess a valid driver's license and qualify for state vehicle operation. The position is designated at a Level 1 for risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
55% A. Provide leadwork, instruction and support for FP&M Zone custodial crew in Laurentide Hall.
A1. Establish and maintain good working relationships with zone personnel and with all other persons using the building.
A2. Coordinate, plan and assign routine work to be performed within the building and for special work projects and events.
A3. Coordinate all custodial work with building activities.
A4. Assist building custodians with project work.
A5. Check attendance daily and arrange housekeeping coverage for unanticipated absences.
A6. Coordinate flex and vacation requests with the supervisor, and arrange housekeeping coverage for scheduled absences.
A7. Fill in for building absentees, scheduled and unscheduled, when required.
A8. Coordinate housekeeping coverage for all academic buildings with other Custodian Leads.
A9. Fill in zone wide for unscheduled custodial vacancies when necessary.
A10. Make frequent rounds checking progress and quality of housekeeping services being performed.
A11. Collect timesheets and other paperwork from zone custodians. Deliver a variety of paperwork to the custodians.
A12. Provide initial and ongoing instruction to employees in proper housekeeping methods and procedures and the safe use of equipment and chemicals.
A13. Coach custodians in deficient areas making sure they understand job expectations.
A14. Keep abreast of new procedures, products and equipment and pass the information on to others.
A15. Enlist the help of the supervisor in addressing any ongoing concerns regarding work assignments, progress or performance.
A16. Communicate constantly with zone supervisors and other leadworkers regarding building issues.
A17. Perform routine maintenance and repair of housekeeping equipment.
A18. Collect dirty towels and other laundry from building custodians and redistribute when clean.
40% B. Perform custodial work in assigned area.
B1. Perform custodial work in assigned area as directed.
B2. Lock and unlock buildings as required.
B3. Perform other custodial duties when requested by customers or zone supervisors, or self-generated.
5% C. Perform miscellaneous other tasks within the zone, and campus wide, as directed.
C1. Coordinate and perform bulb and other recycling as necessary.
C2. Coordinate campus custodial snow removal effort with other Custodian Leads.
C3. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Ability to provide leadwork, instruction and administrative support for FP&M Zone custodial crew.
Ability to perform a variety of daily, periodic and seasonal duties.
Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, staff, and students.
Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Independently organize and prioritize workload.
Knowledge of commercial cleaning methods.
Knowledge of cleaning solutions and agents.
Knowledge of cleaning equipment and materials.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to be authorized to drive a state vehicle.