Custodian 3 - Lead

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

Custodian 3 - Lead


Position Type:




LSUAM AA - SA - ResLife - Housing - Operations (Celena Raquel Jackson (00004190))


Work Location:

Grace King Hall - Office


Pay Grade:


Job Description:

55% This position aides their assigned Supervisor in scheduling work times and assigning cleaning duties, providing orientation and training to new employees. This position will assist with recording time, attendance records and leave; supply and equipment records; periodically inventories of all cleaning supplies, tools, and equipment; issuing cleaning supplies and equipment as needed. This position is considered an essential employee. Moreover, as an integral part of support for our students the position is scheduled to provide weekend support as scheduled by management.

15% Assists in conducting daily inspections of all areas of responsibility. Prepares maintenance requests for assigned facilities and furnishings through the work order system MAXIMO. Assists in preparing purchase requests for monthly supply orders, receiving, completing, and close purchase orders through the MAXIMO system.

10% Assists in maintaining the inventory and safekeeping of keys used in the security of administrative and residential buildings. Assist in the security and safety measures for each building through documentation of building inspections.

5% Identifies and performs unspecified Lead duties necessary to maintain cleanliness and sanitary conditions in Residential Life.

5% Responsible for leading a staff of +15 custodians, scheduling daily work and assigning areas of responsibility and cleaning duties, in the absence of other Custodian Supervisors.

5% Participate in the supervisory on-call team and weekend supervisor rotations, which provides essential support for our campus on weekends and during on-call hours.

5% Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of experience in custodial, housekeeping, groundskeeping, or food service work. 

*Test Score Not Required

Special or Physical Qualifications: 

  • Must be capable of walking around a 10,000 square foot building multiple times daily and be able to ascend and descend the stairs of a 5 story building multiple times daily and stand for extended period of time. Be capable to stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Capable of moving furniture that weighs 20 to 40 lbs or more and transport cleaning carts and various equipment to different parts of the building on occasion
  • Due to the position's physical requirements, a pre-employment physical examination will be required per FASOP: HR-04.


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please fully complete the Experience section of the application, listing out job duties and average weekly hours worked. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of a completed application for LSU Civil Service positions. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Celena Trahan at 225-578-5446 or


A permanent or probationary internal employee who is appointed to another position following certification from an open competitive eligible list is considered a new employee in the new position and shall serve a probationary period of six months. 


Posting Date:

November 20, 2023


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

November 27, 2023


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


Essential Position (Y/N):


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and SAME Agency:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. LSU is also designated as a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency and provides assistance to persons needing accommodations or with the accessibility of materials. For those seeking such accommodations or assistance related to this search, we encourage you to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (


HCM Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email  For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.