CUNY Principal Custodial Supervisor (Provisional) in New York, New York


Under general direction, performs executive work of a highly difficult and responsible nature in connection with cleaning, operating and maintaining of college buildings and their immediate grounds; performs related work.

  • Is responsible for managing and coordinating the custodial work in and around a large higher educational facility or a major auxiliary campus of a college.

  • Develops operating procedures.

  • Estimates building, personnel and material requirements.

  • Prepares budget estimates and reports.

  • May adapt standards covering custodial services to his facility.

  • May serve in a liaison capacity between the Administrative Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds and the Supervising Custodial Foreman in a college which has a number of campuses.

  • Assists in the preparation of contracts for services.

  • Establishes policies and prepares required reports.

  • Receives complaints and directs corrective action with respect to buildings and grounds maintenance.


Custodial Supervisor-Principal




High school equivalent or evidence of having passed as examination for a high school equivalency diploma or United States Armed Forces G.E.D. certificate with a score of at least 35 on each of the five tests and on overall score of at least 225 in the examination for the diploma or certificate AND

  1. Ten years of experience in the cleaning, operating and maintaining of large buildings (a) five years of which shall have been as a supervisor of supervisory employees, such as Custodial Foremen, who were responsible for the cleaning, operating, and maintaining of large buildings or building complexes or; (b) two years of which shall have been high level administrative experience in the management and/or operation and maintenance of large buildings or building complexes; OR

  2. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience, however, high school graduation or the acceptable educational equivalency as described above is required.

Each year completed satisfactorily at an accredited college will be considered the equivalent of two years of the general experience listed in (1) above. A college major in a field related to plant management will be considered the equivalent of one year of the supervisory experience listed in (1a) above.


New Hire: $53,631* Incumbent: $60,603 *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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July 27, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Support Staff


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Principal Custodial Supervisor (Provisional)

Job ID: 18865

Location: City College of New York

Regular/Temporary: Regular