Custodial Supervisor

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative, Staff, Service/Maintenance

Position Title: Custodial Supervisor  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

55200 - Bldg Custodial Admin

Advertised Salary: $56,000 - $58,500 - Salary commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: This position will supervise and coordinate the activities of assigned custodial personnel to maintain and provide quality custodial services for campus facilities. May be assigned to work any shift, including nights and weekends. The anticipated shift for this position will be M-F, 5:00 pm – 1:30 am.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent  
Required Work Experience: Two to five years of supervisory experience that included hiring and daily supervision of subordinates. Two years custodial work experience.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Associate’s degree in management or related area.

Supervisory experience within an educational institution, hospital, K-12 institutions, or commercial
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Supervise, train, schedule, evaluate and assign work to custodial employees including student workers.
Instruct employees in the use of new products and equipment.
Make rounds of assigned buildings to inspect custodial work and correct problems.
Report necessary repairs and structural problems to the appropriate department.
Assign jobs, maintain quality control, monitor work progress, and ensure that safety procedures are followed.
Analyze jobs and work order requests to plan material, labor, and time requirements, and provide cost estimates when required.
Meet with salespeople and vendors when necessary.
Coordinate with other department supervisors for the expeditious completion of work.
Schedule employee vacations, approve sick time requests, maintain overtime lists, and maintain electronic timekeeping systems for reporting purposes.
Maintain records and prepare various reports as required.
Maintain the safety and security of custodial storage areas and equipment.
Attend meetings, write memos and letters as required.
Attend seminars and technical writing to enhance knowledge and abilities.
Administer and ensure compliance with work rules and the Union contract.
Work flexible hours in order to respond to weekend and/or emergency call-ins.
Report directly to the Manager of Custodial Services.
Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.
Supervise and schedules custodial workload to assigned custodial staff.
Carry out responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Must be knowledgeable and proficient in modern custodial practices and procedures.
Must possess working knowledge of OSHA requirements such as bloodborne pathogens precautions and safety requirements.
Must possess effective communication skills both orally and in writing.
Must be knowledgeable in the operation of computers and software applications.
Must be able to effectively organize, schedule and supervise employees in the work force.
Must be able to perform basic mathematical functions with accuracy.
Must be able to evaluate the performance, adaptability and skill levels of job applicants and employees, understand and administer union contracts and be proficient in labor relations.
Must be able to analyze job and work order requests to plan material, labor and time requirements and provide cost estimates.
Must be able to work with a diverse group of employees, outside vendors and constituents.
Must be able to work variable hours to include possible day, evening and/or weekend shifts.
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Optional Documents: None  
Special Instructions to Applicants: None  
Initial Application Review Date:
September 11th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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