CUNY Senior Custodial Supervisor (Queens College) in Queens, New York


Under general direction, performs work of moderate difficulty and responsibility in the supervision of the cleaning and maintaining of college buildings and their immediate grounds; performs related work.

  • In colleges, on an assigned tour of duty, is responsible for supervising a large group of subordinate employees; oversees custodial foremen, cleaners, elevator operators, laborers, watchmen, and other comparable employees engaged in cleaning and maintaining college buildings, entailing such tasks as sweeping, dusting, machine scrubbing, polishing, mopping, cleaning sidewalks, moving school furniture, gathering and disposing of refuse, operating heating plant, care of landscape areas and providing elevator service.

  • Inspects work of subordinates to insure maximum efficiency, economy, and quality of work.

  • Requisitions, stores, and issues supplies.

  • Trains or arranges for training of new employees.

  • Prepares work schedules.

  • Maintains records and prepares required reports.

  • Responsible for receiving and removing equipment.


Custodial Supervisor - Senior




Often referred to as "Jewel of the CUNY system", Queens College is an urban school in a suburban setting, with a large and diverse student body. This picturesque campus consists of 37 buildings and spans more than 77 acres. The work schedule may be days or nights and will include one weekend day.


  1. Graduation from elementary school and four (4) years of experience in the cleaning and maintenance of a large building, one (1) year of which has been in a supervisory capacity; OR

  2. A satisfactory equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a large institution such as a school, hospital or hotel supervising and evaluating custodial staff

  • Valid Drivers Licence

  • Demonstrated basic computer skills or knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook


New hire: **$34,266 Incumbent: $38,721

** This amount reflects a 13% salary suppression in effect for the first 24 months of employment only.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


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June 10, 2017


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Location: Queens College

Job Title: Senior Custodial Supervisor (Queens College)

Job ID: 16748

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular