Supervising Custodian (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #240402-0430TC-001


Are you hard working and seeking an opportunity to make an impact?  If so, Join CT State and become a part of our dedicated team!

CT State Community College is currently recruiting for a Supervising Custodian to work at our Hartford campus, located in Hartford, CT.

At CT State Community College, we value our employees and are seeking to add new talent to our team. We offer many opportunities for our employees to contribute and stand out as part of our continued success story. We are looking for individuals who demonstrate a true passion for what they do and reflect the culture and vision of CT State. 


  • Location:  950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 
  • Position Schedule:  2nd Shift: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
  • OFFICE:  Associate Dean of Campus Operations


  • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
  • Paid time off - including paid holidays per calendar year
  • Professional growth and professional development opportunities
  • A healthy work/life balance to all employees!
  • The State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service.  Click here for more information.


In the State of Connecticut, CT State Community College is a constituent unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR), Connecticut State Colleges and Universities. Our goal as a public higher education institution is to provide a high quality, affordable and accessible post-secondary education that enables students to achieve their life and career goals.  CT State's mission and vision reflect the overarching objectives of providing excellent higher education and lifelong learning to all students, maintaining affordability and accessibility, and contributing to the economic growth of the state.

Selection Plan

For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from one of the three branches of state government (i.e., Executive, Legislative, Judicial) to the other.

To comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application.   Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful background check. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful background check. NOTE:  You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.

Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include a resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates 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 any general recruitment questions regarding this position please contact the CSCU Recruitment Team at

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


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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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


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.


  • Experience providing custodial services in an educational institution.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Snow removal experience for a large institution.


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


  • 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.


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.


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.