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Classified Staff Job Description

Job Code: 050230
Title: Custodian, Lead
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range

Purpose of Classification:
Leads custodians in performing custodial cleaning assignments.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is second in a series of five classifications. This classification typically reports to the Custodial Area Supervisor.

Example of Duties:
  • Coordinates the activities of subordinates.
  • Coordinates, assigns and inspects the work activities of a group of custodial employees.
  • Schedules and inspects the work of floor cleaning, window cleaning and other special crews.
  • Coordinates the physical preparation for concerts, dances, registration and other special events held at the university.
  • Recommends purchase of cleaning equipment and materials and maintains a supply storeroom.
  • Recommends new methods to promote efficiency and reduce costs; initiates training programs for custodial employees.
  • Participates in cleaning activities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment, products, techniques and standards.
  • Skill in coordinating the work activities of assigned staff.
  • Skill in using cleaning products and equipment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Two years of custodial experience; OR,
    • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


    Revised: 07/01/2007

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