Utility Operator, Facilities Management & Planning

UNK   Kearney, NE   Full-time     Maintenance
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Posted on June 19, 2020

Brief Summary of Job Description: Under the direction of the Custodial Manager, this position coordinates and supervises all aspects of daily and periodic cleaning in student housing, academic buildings and sports facilities to include; inspection of university living areas to ensure the cleanliness; supervises lead custodians & custodians; determines appropriate staffing levels required for work projects; meet with occupants to monitor/ensure standards of cleanliness.

Job Duties:

-Supervises the Essential Functions of custodial activities of assigned buildings, along with providing training in the following areas based on department established standards;

-Inspects all assigned areas daily to ensure work is being carried out properly and orderly

-Prepares and assigns work schedules and TMA work orders

-Maintains personnel, time:

-Prepares & evaluate time records to ensure staffing needs & day to day operational needs Vacation/Sick time approval

-Weekly/Biweekly timesheets for payroll and TMA

-Designates shift and work area assignments for custodial leads, custodians, student works and temps

-Issues Custodial tools, equipment, supplies and key distribution

-Conducts training programs; Orientation, Safety and Hands-On

-Enforcement of work and/or safety standards-Implements new procedures & policies

-Evaluates performance of custodial personnel;

-Prepares and submits disciplinary action and incident reports

-Counsels custodial leads & custodians

-Monthly evaluations for probationary employees

-Annual employee evaluations

-Assist in hiring qualified employees;

-Participate in interview process & making recommendations

-Maintains records and correspondence;

-Submits purchase requisitions for supplies & equipment

-Maintain supply inventory and equipment accounts for assigned buildings

-Establishes and monitors working relationships with building supervisors, administrators as required for building cleaning projects

-Coordinates various cleaning projects; receives equipment, uniforms and supplies

-Provides continuity of custodial services under emergency conditions or unique circumstances by performing custodial duties directly related to the emergency conditions or as the situation dictates

-Coordinates and assigns custodial staff to Snow Removal from entrances, steps & sidewalks within 15 feet of a building using shovel/snowblower & dispersing salt

-Contributes to the overall success of the assigned department by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned

-Maintain regular attendance.


Kearney , NE