Custodial Lead - Quantico, VA (Vinton)


: $67,900.00 - $152,400.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Facility Maintenance

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Job Title:

Custodial Lead


Fort Hood


Contract Services

Posting Date:


The Custodial Lead is responsible for performing custodial duties, supervision of custodial crew(s), scheduling of custodial crew(s) minor maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that the facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe, and sanitary manner. The custodial personnel reports to the Lead Project Manager/ Assistant Project Manager and cares for the facilities.

Role and Responsibilities

Job Duties

  • Works under the supervision of the Building PM and Assistant PM
  • Supervises custodial employees in various locations throughout the building.
  • Uses customer service skills, to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials and all members of the public.
  • Responsible for organizing, planning, directing, staffing and controlling the operations of facility.
  • Responsible for maintaining the goals, standards, and objectives of the facility as well as obtaining and maintaining the goals, standards and objectives of the company.
  • Coordinates work schedules to ensure timely and effective completion of the maintenance and care of the buildings and offices.
  • Coordinates work flow charts on project to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Oversee the ordering of inventory for the facility.
  • Trains, supervises and evaluates assigned custodial staff.
  • Trains staff in proper chemical and equipment usage and maintenance.
  • Responsible for the security of designated locations.
  • Opens and closes locks and unlocks facilities as needed.
  • Keeps records of work completed.
  • Responsible for the collection of recycle bins located throughout the facility and distributed to the recycling center.
  • Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.
  • Performs custodial duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Clean and care for buildings and facilities in order to ensure they are maintained in a safe and healthy manner. Main Activities:

  • Clean offices, meeting chambers and recreational facilities
  • Mop tile and concrete floor areas
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas
  • Dust all furniture and fixtures as required
  • Wash and disinfect all washroom floors, toilets, toilet seats, hand dryers and fixtures
  • Clean all mirrors
  • Replenish toilet tissue and soap as needed
  • Empty all waste baskets and garbage cans
  • Place garbage in outside storage bin
  • Clean entrance and exit including glass, doors and hardware
  • Keep outside area near exit and entrance clear of snow, cans, paper, etc.
  • Clean, wash and disinfect drinking fountains
  • Wash all finger marks from walls, doors, hardware and glass
  • Clean break room sinks and counters
  • Report damages and acts of vandalism
  • Wash and buff floors with floor polisher
  • Wash entrance and exit floors
  • Clean walls and toilet partitions
  • Maintain storage areas and cleaning equipment, materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner in order to ensure the safety of staff and the public. Main Activities:

  • Secure storage areas
  • Ensure cleaning materials and supplies are stored in a safe and orderly manner
  • Maintain an adequate supply of cleaning materials and supplies
  • Restock materials and supplies
  • Make note of the need for equipment repairs
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Essential Duties

  • Must be able to act as a leader amongst the custodial staff, and provide guidance when needed.
  • Must be able to perform all custodial duties proficiently.
  • Qualifications and education requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Preferred Knowledge

  • Strong commitment to high level of service and quality standards
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, motivate, develop and lead teams
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong sense of urgency; self-directed
  • Preferred Skills

  • Team building
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Proficient writing
  • Preferred Attributes

  • Flexibility
  • Respectfulness
  • Sound work ethics
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The Custodian is a physically demanding position. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The incumbent is frequently required use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects tools or controls. The incumbent must spend the entire time at work standing, walking, lifting heavy objects, operating medium-weight cleaning equipment such as floor buffers, sweeping and mopping floors and moving desks and furniture. The incumbent is required to do a great deal of stretching and bending, often in awkward positions.
    Note: Operating floor polishers and waxers are particularly hard on back muscles.

    The incumbent must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

    Environmental Demands

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the environment is generally quiet.

    Mental Demands

    This job may be stressful and in this role you may come across unpleasant washrooms.

    Background Check

    Must submit to background check prior to hire and ongoing as dictated by contract. Must be able to pass criminal and drug screening processes to meet current contract eligibility requirements that apply.

    Revised 4/18/18

    Associated topics: animal care, clean, custodial, custodian, custody, feed, house cleaner, housekeeping, sanitation, wash * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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