Job Description

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$49,750 - $68,000 / Year
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Nights, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

#117570 Custodial Supervisor - Night

Extended Deadline: Thu 2/16/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/18/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/28/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.


Recreation is an integral part of UC San Diego, striving to achieve the same standards of excellence that exist within the university’s academic programs. Recreation programs serve more students than any other co-curricular program at UC San Diego and based on annual surveys, are a key component of student satisfaction with their overall UCSD experience. Providing a broad scope of high-quality, dynamic recreational experiences that benefit students, staff, faculty, and the University community and supporting a culture of Wellness at UC San Diego, major programs include Intramural Sports; Sports Clubs; Recreation Instructional Classes and camps; Special Events, and Outdoor Education. Recreation manages all indoor and outdoor sports facilities on the UC San Diego campus which include RIMAC, Main Gym, Canyonview Aquatic Center, Spanos, and all multi-purpose playing fields. Working in close conjunction with Intercollegiate Athletics, student and staff organizations, and the community.

Recreation provides maintenance, scheduling, retail, and support services for special events that improve the quality of life on campus. Recreation has an annual operating budget in excess of $17.5 million from various fund sources and employs 74 full-time staff, over 600 students, and 500 by-agreement instructors. Full-time staff are both non-represented and represented employees who span seven different union agreements.

Under the work direction of the Recreation Facilities Superintendent, supervise and coordinate the work assignments and duties of Custodial and student personnel for Recreation department facilities, which include the 5,000-seat RIMAC Arena, RIMAC Annex, RIMAC Field, Spanos Athletic Performance Center, Outback Adventures, Canyonview Aquatic Center, Triton Ballpark & Warren field. Guide crew members in proper cleaning and maintenance techniques and equipment and supplies. Distribute materials and equipment to be used for work assignments. Conduct regular building inspections of assigned crews to ensure quality and completion of work. Work closely with the Facilities Maintenance Manager on assigned special cleaning projects or resolve service problems and initiate maintenance work orders as needed.

The Custodial Supervisor supervises five (5) custodial workers (SX staff) while ensuring assignments are completed on time using established guidelines, procedures and policies. May provide work direction to other departmental custodial staff as needed.

The position will support the building operations by locking/unlocking as needed and performing building checks to ensure the safety and well-being of patrons and staff. Additionally, the position will support the event operations team by performing room inspections to ensure event setups are correct and the rooms are clean and presentable. May meet with event clients to provide on-site support as needed.

May provide backup to staff as required. Performs skilled cleaning, housekeeping, general maintenance, and setup duties within RIMAC and other Recreation facilities as required.

  • Must be willing and able to provide custodial services in the absence of staff due to vacation, illness, etc.

  • The regular work schedule is 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri 10:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. (Graveyard Shift). Must work occasional flexible, variable hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.


  • Demonstrated experience scheduling, training, and supervising custodial work. Ability to guide, train and instruct employees. Progressive professional custodial supervisory experience. Experience supervising in a large academic, hospital or commercial setting. Experience supervising in a union environment.

  • Working knowledge in custodial and housekeeping services. Includes extensive knowledge of the proper use and storage of cleaning chemicals, floor finishes, wall coverings and finishes, and carpet cleaning systems & equipment.

  • Familiar with a wide variety of custodial equipment, including high pressure washers, high speed burnishers, carpet extractors and steam machines. Ability to evaluate custodial equipment and tools to ensure proper function and ability to perform minor preventive maintenance as necessary.

  • Comprehensive experience cleaning and maintaining a large multipurpose facility; experience ordering supplies, maintaining custodial inventory, issuing radios and building keys, and securing facilities.

  • Basic computer application skills. Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and web browsing skills.

  • Working knowledge and skill in effective interpersonal and work leadership skills to provide guidance to other personnel.

  • Working knowledge of and ability for decision making, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and perform operations analysis, and quality control analysis. Ability to establish priorities and solve operational problems.

  • Demonstrated experience supervising staff, including but not limited to training and assigning work, evaluating employee performance, recommending new hires, promotions, reclassifications, and disciplinary actions.

  • Thorough knowledge and ability to create and follow performance standards with regard to workloads, quality, safety and service.

  • Verbal and written communication skills in the English language, active listening, flexibility, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and time management.

  • Ability to understand, interpret, explain and enforce departmental and UCSD policies and procedures.


  • The job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Must have a valid California driver's license to operate a University vehicle, as needed.

  • Must have CPR/First Aid certification or acquire such certification within six (6) months of employment.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $37,900 - $85,300 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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