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Mark Bercheni, Manager
Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Phone: 307.766.5606
Fax: 307.766.5607
Office Hours
Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming not a job opening announcement. Look for current job openings at the following link: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Assistant Manager, Custodial Shop

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3984

UW Job Family: 3B

SOC Code: 11-3011

Pay Grade: 22

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Assists in the supervision and operations of the Custodial Shop within the Physical Plant department; provides custodial training for department.

Minimum Qualifications


High School/GED or completion of related technical or vocational education/training


4 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Current trade methods, materials and equipment.
  • Custodial practices, machinery, and related equipment.
  • The occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Current trade methods, material and equipment.
  • Applicable university, state, and federal regulations.
  • Operation, maintenance, and repair of designated area equipment.
  • Building and facilities maintenance, safety and security.
  • Supervision and staff training methods.
  • Staff hiring procedures.
  • Employee development and performance management processes and procedures.
  • Planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools.
  • Customer service standards and procedures.
  • Supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Cost analysis techniques.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective supervisory relationships.
  • Make effective decisions impacting projects.
  • Determine labor, equipment, and material costs on projects
  • Manage projects to meet multiple and potentially conflicting timelines.
  • Supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate records.
  • Safely use hand and power tools applicable to the trade.
  • Safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Perform a variety of custodial and cleaning tasks.
  • Plan budgets and monitor expenditures.
  • Determine labor, equipment, and material costs on projects.
  • Determine and coordinate staffing needs for regularly scheduled, emergency and special event.
  • Manage projects to meet multiple and potentially conflicting timelines.
  • Organize resources and establish priorities.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Provide and conduct orientation and custodial training sessions including instruction on proper methods and techniques to properly and safely use equipment and chemicals.

Assist in planning and scheduling work assignments; train, supervise and advise support staff in work methods and procedures.

Provide and oversee a snow/debris removal program for assigned custodial areas.

Maintain custodial records; make recommendations to Manager concerning all matters within the Custodial Shop.

Inspect departmental work and report status of projects and quality of work performed.

Maintain safe work area to ensure compliance with safety regulations; ensure employees receive safety and equipment training.

Oversee testing of new products and ordering of new supplies.

Coordinate floor refinishing projects; schedule unlocking and locking of campus buildings during weekend and emergency situations.

Oversee setups and cleanups for the American Heritage Center functions.

Supplemental Functions:

Act as Manager in their absence and as requested.

Keep up to date of current technology and materials within associated field.

Working Conditions:

Shop and in/out door environment; exposed to hazards associated with power and hand tools, dust, fumes, high pressure steam, high temperatures and confined spaces; regularly subject to external environmental conditions such as cold, heat, dust, snow, or fumes from equipment or chemicals.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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