STATE OF CONNECTICUT EXECUTIVE BRANCH JOBS

Supervising Custodian (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #240321-0430TC-001

Introduction

Located in New Britain, CT, Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) is a constituent unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR), Connecticut State Colleges and Universities.  As one of the State of Connecticut institutions of higher learning, CCSU is a regional, comprehensive public university dedicated to learning in the liberal arts and sciences and to education for the professions.  CCSU offers a vibrant learning-centered community dedicated to teaching and to scholarship. 

We are accepting applications from candidates who meet the qualifications for a Supervising Custodian position. 

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Full-Time
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • First shift, 6:00am - 2:00pm
  • Tuesday - Saturday

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    Selection Plan

    In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.

    For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from branch to branch but it does not impact your state service credit.

    All candidates for employment at Central Connecticut State University are subject to a comprehensive pre-employment background investigation, including a psychological, polygraph and medical examination. Selection for employment is contingent upon completion of background investigation. Candidates must possess at all times a valid motor vehicle license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle.

    In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. Applicants invited to interview will be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.

    PLEASE NOTE: Updates of this recruitment will be provided through your JobAps portal account.  Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.  For all other inquiries, please contact Olivia Duncan, olivia.duncan@ccsu.edu.

    All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to olivia.duncan@ccsu.edu.

     

    PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

    In a state agency this class is accountable for supervising a large crew of Custodians and Lead Custodians or contract employees engaged in the cleaning of buildings or building complexes.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    • Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff;
    • Provides staff training and assistance;
    • Conducts performance evaluations;
    • Determines priorities and plans crew work;
    • Establishes and maintains crew procedures;
    • Develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards;
    • Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
    • Prepares reports and correspondence;
    • Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment;
    • Prepares work orders;
    • Inspects buildings on a regular basis to ensure established standards of cleanliness are maintained;
    • Maintains building security;
    • Receives and responds to complaints from staff in buildings;
    • Responds to building emergencies;
    • Maintains employee time records;
    • May participate in cleaning;
    • May act for supervisor in their absence;
    • Performs related duties as required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

    • Considerable knowledge of methods, materials and procedures used in building custodial and/or housekeeping work;
    • Skills
      • interpersonal skills;
      • oral and written communication skills
    •  Ability to
      • operate, care for and perform light maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work;
      • utilize computer software;
    • Supervisory ability.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

    Two (2) years of experience in building custodial and/or housekeeping work.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

    One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a lead capacity.

    NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Lead Custodian.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience in higher education.

    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

    • 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 of the class.
    • 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.

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

    As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes.  As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.


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