St Edwards University
  • PHPL - Facilities-Custodial
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Custodial Supervisor 3rd Shift

Responsible for supervising the daily custodial operations and assigned custodial staff. Oversees housekeeping, floor care and furnishing relocation services in all university buildings.


  • Schedule and evaluate custodial worker performance, verify timesheets, and conduct annual performance reviews of assigned custodians.
  • Train staff in proper cleaning procedures, equipment usage (extractors, buffers, burnishers, vacuums, and ladders), and job-site safety.
  • Perform functions on an interim basis for ill or vacationing custodians.
  • Coordinate and provide direction during event setups, relocation of furnishings and tenant property, and non-routine cleaning.
  • Maintain supplies inventory and ensure timely distribution to various locations.
  • Perform minor repairs to custodial equipment and ensure that out-sourced repairs occur in a timely fashion and that replacement equipment is made available during repairs.
  • Coordinate maintenance requirements with Physical Plant staff.


  • Three years supervisory experience in a similar work setting performing similar duties.
  • Familiarity with provisions and applications of the NEC, state, and local codes, and ability to select and install compliant materials and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the UBC and of OSHA safety procedures.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write the English language; possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; maintain personnel and business records, and prepare employee development plans and corrective action l
  • Must have a valid Texas Drivers License, reliable transportation, and be insurable by university carrier.
  • Must be able to lift & carry up to 50 pounds, climb ladders up to 20 feet and work off a platform lift or scaffolding of varying heights.
  • Must be available for emergency on-call duty on a periodic schedule.
  • Must be able to prioritize work requests, maintain appropriate inventory levels, and work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
  • Be able to demonstrate a general knowledge of building maintenance.
  • Successful candidate must complete an education and/or criminal background check.

Equipment Operated
Measuring and testing instruments, electrical and acetylene welders, forklift and reach-lift, variety of power, shop and hand tools.

Special Conditions
Work schedules are primarily from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Monday Friday, however scheduled hours may change for special events or to meet the needs of the facility. Duties may include weekend, holiday, overtime, and/or on-call work.

About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at

How to Apply
Qualified applicants should submit an online application at The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference# J8100
Posted: 9/10/2017
Available: Immediately


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