Custodian, Lead (Night Shift) - 3 Positions to be Filled at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:




Custodian, Lead (Night Shift) - 3 Positions to be Filled

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 5. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category:

Service Maintenance


Custodial & Sanitation Services

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Educational and Experience Requirement:

High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Two years experience in institutional, commercial, or industrial cleaning with at least six months in a supervisory capacity or experience in a related field. One year experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Performs custodial and maintenance duties and assists the Assistant supervisor in the supervision and coordination of work and utilization of personnel in the assigned area during the night shift. This includes normal cleaning and deep cleaning of meeting rooms, office spaces, and ballroom venues to meet the standard of cleanliness and customer service.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs and helps in actual custodial work situations. Communicates with the supervisor to discuss problems, report absences, and make supply requests. Reports on time effectiveness and task lists daily to the Assistant Supervisor upon shift change to ensure standards are met. Utilizes staff to cover areas where absences occur. Checks building, coordinates the cleaning rotation and oversees that cleaning is done properly and efficiently. Trains and instructs new employees. Supervises and directs the work of each custodial shift in cooperation with the Assistant Director of Operations. Supervises and helps with the stripping, buffing, and refinishing of floors. Ensures restroom facilities are prepped for the next day, offices are ready for business, and meeting rooms are ready for customers. Responsible for supervising and directing the biannual "General Cleaning" work in assigned areas. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Uses standard industry tools and equipment such as vacuums, scrubbers, floor polishers, and shampooers. Accuracy in following written and oral instructions. Fifty percent exposure to one or more elements such as dust, dirt, fumes, and chemicals. Requires alertness and attention to duties to avoid mistakes and injury. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with other University employees and students. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.

Must be available to work 11:00 pm to 7:00 am shift.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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