Custodial Section Supervisor

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 21, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Custodial Section Supervisor

Job No: 496742
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Facilities

The Custodial Section Supervisor is accountable for supervising, scheduling, and coordinating custodial, housekeeping, groundskeeping, conference/special event support, and minor facility maintenance services within an assigned areas. Since communication is such an important skill for a CSS, who interacts frequently with other members of the campus community and contractors, you'll need strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team. You'll also need stamina as most of your time will be spent on your feet.

Supervisory duties include planning, scheduling, coordinating, and communicating all custodial-related activities as well as supervising and training assigned staff in the proper performance of their duties. A thorough knowledge of custodial/housekeeping responsibilities and demonstrated leadership skills are a must in this active role.

Additional duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Determine work and resource requirements and develops recurring and seasonal staff work schedules to support custodial, housekeeping, special event, conference, and facility maintenance requirements. Coordinate resource needs, consult with others, and make decisions about resource sharing. Prioritize work to ensure critical needs are met despite resource constraints. Ensure a fair and equitable distribution of work among staff. Communicate schedules with staffs and customers as required.
  • Assess training needs and conducts required training to assure individual and team proficiency. Conduct recurring training, recommend training topics to supervisors, and assist others in conducting training.
  • Develop individual performance plan and conduct performance counseling to ensure all staff members have a clear understanding of performance expectations. Inspect work area to ensure performance standards are met. Review, analyze, and change procedures as appropriate.
  • Ensure services are performed in a timely and safe manner and makes changes and recommendations to ensure appropriate levels of service are provided to all customers.
  • Adhere to OSHA standards, employs safe practices, and follows safety policies/procedures. Use PPE in a safe manner, sets examples for others and notifies supervisors of potential hazards, and demonstrates good housekeeping habits.
  • Support and promote the University's sustainability efforts.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of recent custodial or housekeeping experience.
  • Recent leadership experience or demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to clearly communicate and provide direction and guidance to staff.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
  • Demonstrated able to understand oral and written instructions and perform basic math calculations.
  • A valid driver's license and a safe driving record for the past three years.

    Other Requirements:
  • This staff position is classified as part of essential services. This individual is required to report to work even if campus has a delayed opening, early closing, or is closed, unless instructed otherwise by a supervisor or appropriate time off is approved by a supervisor.
  • Post offer background checks, driving record and drug screening will be conducted.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and familiarity with TMA (work order management) and resource 25 (scheduling) software.

    Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to walk around campus, as well as climb stairs, ladders, walkways, and elevated areas.
  • Must use proper safety equipment for hearing, head, eye, feet, hand and body protection as required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds unassisted.
  • Daily exposure to dust, dirt, weather and temperature changes. Position works indoors and outdoors.

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