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Custodial Services Supervisor

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
28223035 Full Time 9 PM - 5:30 AM $47,800 - $81,000

Position Information

The Custodial Services Supervisor is a member of the UCR Facilities Services team that supervises the day-to-day custodial operations to ensure and provide a clean, safe, and aesthetically pleasing environment for all members of the campus community. Under the direction of the Custodial Services Manager, the Custodial Services Supervisor provides direct supervision and guidance to a team of Lead Custodians and Senior Custodians; assigned staff can vary from 15 - 25 direct reports. Manages all phases of routine and/or emergency cleaning, disinfecting, sanitizing, and general custodial maintenance of all campus facilities including but not limited to classrooms, offices, research labs, meeting spaces, and restrooms. Responsible for supervising, scheduling, training and assisting the custodial services team; facilitates procurement of custodial supplies and equipment; manages all custodial related emergencies; and coordinates the locking and unlocking of various campus buildings. Ensures safety procedures and protocols are maintained in all facets of custodial operations. Provides operational support to other Facilities Services units as necessary.

This job posting is for multiple openings on various shifts, including swing and graveyard shifts.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
High school diploma or equivalent certification. Preferred


License Requirement
Valid Driver License Required


Condition Requirement
Blood born pathogen and sharps disposal training. Preferred


Experience Requirement
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Experience with collective bargaining units. Preferred
Experience and/or knowledge of UC systems, polices, procedures and regulations. Preferred
Experience using online and/or web-based work order systems. Preferred
Experience with personnel management, including staffing, hiring, training, disciplinary action, termination, and performance management. Required
Experience troubleshooting and performing minor maintenance repairs on custodial equipment. Preferred
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required
Must wear University issued uniform. Required
Must be flexible to work varied shifts and schedules (early morning, morning, evening or graveyard shifts; weekends and holidays) as needed to accommodate campus needs and/or events. Required
Must be available for on-call emergencies. Required
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required
Ability to operate University vehicles for business and operational needs. Required
Public Driving Record. Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours). Required

Minimum Requirements

Verbal and written communication skills in the English language, active listening, flexibility, critical thinking, multi-task and time management.
Working knowledge of and ability for decision making, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and perform operations analysis, and quality control analysis.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Proficient knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word and Excel) and internet browsers. Ability to produce and provide reports on inventory/equipment, schedules, staffing, etc.
Basic computer applications skills.
Ability to work with diverse populations.
Working knowledge in custodial and housekeeping services.
Ability to effectively communicate quality and service standards, departmental policies, procedures, goals and expectations to staff. Ability to motivate staff to provide the highest level of service to campus constituents at all times.
Working knowledge and skill in effective interpersonal and work leadership skills to provide guidance to other personnel.
Ability to develop and maintain knowledge and understanding of applicable laws, rules, regulations, and internal policies.
Ability to develop and maintain working knowledge in the use and care of power equipment, hazardous materials, bio-hazardous materials and clean room policies and procedures. Ability to provide staff guidance and properly train on use of equipment, materials and safety policies and practices.
Ability to ensure that custodial staff provide timely, accurate and appropriate response to routine custodial issues as well as emergency response to more urgent situations.
Skill in accurate record keeping with attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge in material ordering, material management, developing cost control procedures and inventory controls. Knowledge in cost estimating for custodial services and developing written proposals for services.

Ability to work independently. Skill to review, prioritize, and distribute work orders, routine work, emergency requests, and to schedule the necessary staff, materials, and equipment to accomplish tasks.

Proficiency in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices, or procedures to identify relevant concerns, identify patterns or tendencies, and formulate logical and objective conclusions.

Ability to speak and write in Spanish.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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