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Lead Custodian (FT, VLD)

CAMPUS: Valdosta Campus STATUS: Full-time POSTING TYPE: Regular Posting

Responsible for providing leadership for evening custodial personnel on the Valdosta Campus while utilizing the Operations and Maintenance Plan as a framework and guide for performance of duties. The position assists the Director of Facilities in attaining the southern region’s operational goals. Key responsibilities include: Monitoring custodial and maintenance schedules; supervises the maintenance of tiled and carpeted floor areas; schedules and supervises the cleaning of all administrative and instructional areas as needed; provides assistance to evening faculty and staff in moving equipment and furniture; supervises the maintenance of all restrooms and facilities, supervises custodial staff during the evening hours, opens and secures facilities as needed during the evening, responsible for coordinating and setting up for special events, and submits reports and correspondence as required.

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College seeks to recruit, hire, and retain faculty and staff who display a willingness to support students of underrepresented gender and minority groups, as well as students with disabilities. All employees of the college are required to participate fully in the realization of equity in recruitment, enrollment, retention, graduation, and placement of students enrolled or who seek to become enrolled in programs at the college, with a special emphasis on nontraditional program participants.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform the duties of this position successfully, the incumbent must have the appropriate work experience, hold the appropriate certification and credentials, and be able to perform each key position duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please contact humanresources@wiregrass.edu to request accommodations.


● Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, Regular use of college owned or personal vehicle for performance of duties, Various types of light cleaning equipment.

● Working Conditions: Category I – High probability of exposure to hazardous chemicals/pathogens. Probability of working beyond the normal shift, but not frequently. Periodic travel between major Wiregrass campuses and satellite sites.


Ability to perform and supervise custodial duties with progressive experience directly related to the field. Good communication, organization, and leadership skills are essential. Must be able to: 1. withstand prolonged standing, bending, walking, and lifting of at least 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations, 2. flex work hours to accommodate events or other employee absences, 3. work at other campus locations when needed.


In addition to meeting all other minimum qualifications, the highly desired candidate will possess one or more of the following: Prior supervision of custodial work in a multi-building setting. Working knowledge of Microsoft office applications, specifically outlook. General computer skills to work within an automated work order system. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing custodial duties, and supervisory experience are preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

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Salary is $30,920/yr. This position is full‐time and includes standard State of GA benefits such as leave accrual, options for health & other supplemental benefits, and retirement. This position may qualify the successful candidate for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. This position is funded in whole or in part by State/Local/Tuition funds.


Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check and employment history reference checks will be performed for all candidates offered employment. Other checks such as Motor Vehicle Records may be conducted for any candidate receiving an offer, as well as internal candidates prior to being promoted or transferred into a position with the college. Other Required Tests: No additional tests are required for this position.

Should a candidate be chosen for a 2nd interview, references which support prior work history and employment experience will be contacted. Please note that some employers charge a processing fee to complete employment verifications. If a former employer requires payment to complete employment verification forms, this fee must be paid by the candidate. For positions requiring official transcripts, the candidate will be responsible for ordering and payment for these transcripts. Wiregrass is responsible for payments for criminal history searches, MVR searches, credit checks, and other items listed in the required tests portion above.


Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 or Until Filled

All application packets MUST be completed via the Online Job Center at https://www.wiregrass.edu/about/employment. As a part of the application process, interested candidates may also be required to upload other documents such as a resume, transcripts, etc (see job center listing for more details). This posting will be removed from the Online Job Center on the date posted above. For more information regarding this position or application instructions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (229) 333‐5356 or humanresources@wiregrass.edu.

To apply for this job please visit www.wiregrass.edu.