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Supervisor, Custodial Services

Job Title:

Supervisor Custodial Services

Grade Level/Terms of Employment:

Grade 120 / 260 Day Contract

FLSA Status:


Work Location:

Facility Services/ Assigned Cluster Locations

Immediate Supervisor:

Manager of Custodial Services

General Description:
The Supervisor, Custodial Services supervises the custodial staff throughout Richmond Public Schools and inspects work performed by staff to ensure that it meets specifications and established standards.. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads and evaluates a team of school custodians; plans, coordinates and supervises the custodial services performed
  • Serves as primary liaison to building principals for management of custodial operations
  • Monitors the budget for cleaning supplies for each school location
  • Instructs staff in work policies, and procedures, and the use and maintenance of equipment
  • Designs, coordinates, monitors and evaluates the training programs for new and experienced staff
  • Plans and prepares employee work schedules
  • Provides data for the preparation of cost estimates for custodial services and equipment
  • Maintains records on property damage and building inspections
  • Conducts on-site inspections to determine additional building needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  •  Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in custodial work and building management or equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Experience leading a team preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex ideas simply and succinctly
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills, including keen attention to detail and ease at managing competing demands and determining priorities independently
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, environment; adaptable when managing multiple, shifting priorities; comfortable with ambiguity
  • Possession of valid Virginia Operator License with a satisfactory driving record
  • Bilingual/fluency in Spanish preferred