Follow guidelines established in Custodial Training Manual and Custodial Policy and Procedure Manual by Facilities Management Division. Supervises or directs and works with the assigned custodial staff in cleaning and maintaining buildings and grounds to ensure safe, clean and comfortable conditions for occupants
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises staff of custodial workers engaged in cleaning and performing light maintenance work inside and outside, large and/or complex buildings and campuses.
Directs the custodial staff in cleaning the walls, windows, floors, furniture, and other fixtures within the building; selects the appropriate cleaning materials and equipment for custodial staff to use; checks completed work.
Directs the custodial staff in checking that the lights and cooling or heating equipment are operating, and that the building is secure. Supervises such tasks as cleaning boilers, placing boards over broken windows, making minor repairs, and calling appropriate department for repair.
Directs the custodial staff in maintaining the grounds surrounding the buildings on such tasks as mowing, picking up litter, trimming bushes, moving snow (with motorized snow removal equipment or shovel; selects equipment for use on such tasks, determines quality of completed work.
Orders and receives cleaning supplies, cleaning equipment and grounds equipment from the buildings and grounds division by referencing the supplies list.
Inspects building equipment and grounds and receives comments from parents, students, faculty, supervisors, or security to determine the need for the above-mentioned tasks.
Responds to emergency calls, regardless of time of day, including coming to the building to make emergency repairs during unscheduled hours.
Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
May directly supervise 1 to 30 employees in the Custodial Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Work usually requires a level of knowledge normally acquired through successful completion of coursework required for high school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.). Work usually requires one to three years of progressively responsible work experience in the area of Public or School Building Housekeeping. Supervisory experience is necessary.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must regularly life and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.