Lead Custodian - BLS SAR Campus

Physical Plant
40 hours/12 months
February 08, 2019


The lead custodian is responsible for planning and completing the tasks needed to maintain the SAR facilities and is responsible for maintaining assigned buildings and furnishings in such a  way as to provide a clean, comfortable, and attractive environment for students, faculty/staff, and the general public.


  • Supervise student workers and summer cleaning crews.
  • Organize and maintain inventory of cleaning supplies.
  • Responsible for all aspects of cleaning SAR campus buildings (mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, bathroom cleaning, trash collection, window cleaning, etc.).
  • Perform various projects or tasks as assigned by supervisor (moving projects, floor refinishing, events setups etc.).
  • Blow debris off sidewalks as needed and monitor the SAR grounds, alerting groundskeeping of any areas that need attention.
  • Be alert for areas that need custodial attention and take appropriate action.
  • Be alert for fire or safety hazards and notify supervisor.
  • Be alert for any security problems, especially after hours and notify security.
  • Perform minor maintenance tasks and submit work orders when repairs are needed.
  • May be required to work weekends or overtime.


  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to observe areas that need attention and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to direct workers and prioritize work orders.
  • Ability to do physically challenging work (walking, standing, carrying moderately heavy objects).
  • Ability to use cleaning equipment such as vacuums, floor machines, brooms, mops, etc.
  • Minimum ability to use hand tools.
  • Understanding of custodial procedures and building cleanliness standards.
  • Ability to relate to and work around young people.
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • High School diploma.
  • Three years custodial experience.