Job Description

Extended Job Title
Lead Custodian (Building, Maintenance and Operations)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Assigns and supervises the work of custodians and performs custodial duties involving the cleaning and care of buildings. Supervises a small group of custodians.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Communicates problems and solutions to supervisors.
  • Assign and direct subordinates in their duties and tasks to be performed and oversee that all work is completed correctly and responsibilities are fulfilled.  Perform all facets of cleaning duties as well to ensure completion.
  • Daily checks status of supplies in all subordinates' assigned areas and distributes the quantity needed to restock each assigned person's area. Maintains inventory lists of supplies needed and notifies Senior Lead Custodian when an order must be made for supplies or equipment.
  • Maintains and cleans areas as assigned. Monitors restrooms, public areas, auditoriums, elevators and other spaces as needed to maintain good appearance.
  • Conducts other related duties as assigned and necessary, or when directed by supervisors.
  • Perform the more difficult aspects of custodial work such as carpet extraction, floor burnishing, terrazzo tile sealer application.
  • Helps verify employee time sheets with supervisor. Substitutes for any absent employees and assumes responsibility. Provides backup support for Senior Lead Custodian and assumes duties and responsibilities when supervisor is absent.
  • Properly instructs and trains subordinates in correct use of equipment, techniques, job obligations, and proper safety practices to prevent personal or property injuries.
  • Answer calls and pages from supervisors and employees.  Responds to emergency situations as needed and required.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
8:00am to 5:00pm

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  •  Prefer experience gained from providing custodial services at a medical facility of an institution of higher education.  
  • Previous supervisory experience is highly desired.
  • Education and training can be substituted for previous work experience on a year by year basis.

HSC - El Paso

Bldg Maint and Op Elp

Required Attachments
Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Service Workers - Supervisors

Occasional Duties
  • Must have and maintain valid State of Texas Drivers License and be listed as an approved driver as determined by Risk Management and insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to pass the employee Criminal Background Check.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Three years experience at performing detailed custodial/housekeeping duties.

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