Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Lead Custodian (37.5 Hour)

Third Shift

Recruitment #201110-0428TC-001

Introduction

Tunxis Community College (TXCC) is one of the State of Connecticut higher learning institutions, providing students with a quality educational experience in a supportive environment.  This college offers students opportunities, such as:  low tuition, smaller classes, access to technology and online learning,  and preparation for the workforce.  Located in Farmington, CT, Tunxis Community College is comprised of a diverse population of students, staff and faculty working together to make this campus a great place to study and learn. 

We are recruiting for a full-time Lead Custodian position to work third-shift supervising the custodial and maintenance operations of our college's Facilities Department, who serve the faculty, staff and students.  The department is responsible for a 298,000 square-foot college campus located in Farmington, as well as a remote facility in Bristol, and operates five days a week during third shift.  This position works 37.5 hours per week (Sunday - Thursday or Monday - Friday 9:00PM - 5:00AM).

Selection Plan

Eligible candidates must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Employees in this position are considered essential employees and are expected to report to work if the college is closed due to inclement weather.  

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Wendy Bovia, wbovia@txcc.commnet.edu.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for a crew of Custodians engaged in the cleaning of buildings.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Plans crew workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work; establishes and maintains crew procedures; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may make recommendations on policies or standards; may prepare reports and correspondence; ensures supplies and equipment for crew are adequate by reporting shortages to supervisor; performs full range of duties as outlined in Custodian class specification; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of building custodial and/or housekeeping work and related equipment; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to operate, care for and perform minor maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work; some supervisory ability; some ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of experience in work that could reasonably be expected to provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants with at least three (3) years of combined custodial and supervisory experience working for a higher education institution (college or university) and such experience should include:

  • Working with floor-stripping equipment, carpet extractors and automated floor scrubbers;
  • Working with an electronic work order system;
  • De-icing and clearing sidewalks around public buildings.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment and/or assaultive and/or abusive patients or clients.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.