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Classification Description

Employees Human Resources - Classification Compensation

Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. 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 required.

Supervisor, Facilities/Grounds

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 7248

UW Job Family: 71

SOC Code: 37-1011

Pay Grade: 17

Date: July 01, 2008

Job Purpose:

Supervises, plans, coordinates, and inspects cleaning, moving, or general maintenance activities for a designated area; oversees operations and work assignments for special projects.

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma/GED


4 years related work experience including at least one year of supervisory experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:

Valid driver's license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Basic, general and advanced cleaning methods, techniques, materials and equipment.
  • Basic, general and advanced maintenance methods, techniques, materials and equipment.
  • Custodial practices, machinery, and related equipment.
  • Applicable university, state and federal regulations, policies and procedures. 
  • Operation, maintenance, and repair of designated area equipment.
  • Building and facilities maintenance, safety and security.
  • The occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • 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.
  • Carpet laying methods and techniques.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Understand and follow advanced verbal and written instructions.
  • Understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective supervisory relationships.
  • Supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Assist in determining and coordinating staffing needs for regularly scheduled, emergency and special events.
  • Assist with budget planning and monitor expenditures.
  • Assist in determining labor, equipment, and material costs on projects.
  • Organize resources and establish priorities.
  • Safely use hand and power tools applicable to the trade.
  • Safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Perform a variety of custodial and cleaning tasks.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate records.
  • Lift and/or manipulate objects weighing up to 100 pounds regularly.
  • Make effective decisions impacting projects.
  • Manage projects to meet multiple and potentially conflicting timelines.
  • Install carpet.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Make hiring recommendations, train, supervise and evaluate designated support staff.

Inspect designated areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations and established standards.

Monitor and supervise security and maintenance of equipment and tools; distribute supplies, tools and equipment to support staff.

Prepare reports and maintain records regarding efficiency of operations; recommend operational/organizational changes.

Receive reports from support staff and building or area occupants regarding damaged equipment, facilities and fixtures; process work orders.

Determine personnel needs to complete special or emergency projects; arrange for auxiliary personnel as needed.

Supplemental Functions:

May perform duties of support staff, as required.

May provide budget recommendations for equipment and maintenance needs.

Working Conditions:

Various in/out door environments; occasional exposure to fumes, odors, noise, mechanical, electrical or chemical hazards.

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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