Supervisor, Custodial Services
Southwestern Community College District
900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an
equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, and employees, including those with
physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and
support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Under general direction, plans, schedules, assigns, and inspects
the work of staff responsible for performing the full range of
custodial duties related to the care, routine maintenance, and
cleaning of all District facilities; ensures that custodial work
practices, equipment, and chemical use and storage comply with
applicable safety standards; coordinates custodial support for
meetings, special events, and classroom moves; assists in the
planning of new District construction by recommending standard
fixtures and appropriate custodial facilities in order to optimize
custodial services for new facilities; and performs related work as
Knowledge and Abilities:
MUST HAVE KNOWELDGE OF:
- Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, and inspects the work of
staff in the custodial activities for all District buildings and
facilities; assists in selection and promotion; trains staff in
work methods and procedures; provides policy guidance and
interpretation to staff; determines staffing needs and recommends
staffing levels for assigned activities and projects; sets
performance standards and evaluates employees' performance; coaches
employees toward improved performance as needed; recommends and
implements disciplinary procedures.
- Monitors work order requests received, assigns work orders to
staff, and closes out orders once completed; coordinates custodial
services both on and off District facilities, including moving of
furniture and equipment and setting up for meetings and special
events; receives complaints from students, faculty, and staff, and
resolves them or refers them to appropriate unit, such as
Maintenance or Information Technology.
- Trains staff in safe work procedures and in the safe operation
and use of equipment and supplies; coordinates with safety officer
the removal from District facilities of hazardous or infectious
material; maintains required Safety Data Sheets (SDS) according to
regulations; ensures District adherence to applicable safety
- Makes regular or special inspections of custodial tools,
equipment, and related items for cleanliness, safety, appearance,
operating effectiveness, and needed repair or replacement.
- Monitors inventory and maintains adequate levels of custodial
supplies, equipment, and chemicals.
- Administers custodial budget; purchases needed supplies,
equipment, and services; develops specifications, identifies
vendors, and obtains quotes on custodial equipment, supplies, and
chemicals for District facilities.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
MUST HAVE ABILITY TO:
- Principles and practices of employee supervision, including
work planning, assignment, review, and evaluation, discipline, and
the training of staff in work methods and procedures.
- Principles, practices, methods, equipment, tools, and materials
of custodial work.
- Applicable federal, state, local, and District laws,
regulations, ordinances, policies, and procedures relevant to
assigned programs, projects, and operations.
- Basic principles and practices of budget development,
administration, and accountability.
- Contemporary issues of inclusion, social justice, diversity,
access, and equity as related to higher education.
- Safe work practices pertaining to custodial services, including
safe driving rules and practices and safe usage of cleaning
materials, disinfectants, custodial tools, and equipment.
- Modern office practices, procedures, technology, and computer
equipment and applications, including word processing, database,
and spreadsheet applications.
- English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and
- Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by
effectively interacting with students, staff, faculty,
representatives of outside organizations, and members of the
public, including individuals of diverse academic, socioeconomic,
ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, physical ability, and
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the required qualifications would
- Develop and implement goals, objectives, practices, policies,
procedures, and work standards for assigned program areas.
- Supervise, train, plan, organize, schedule, assign, review, and
evaluate the work of staff.
- Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with
applicable federal, state, local, and District laws, regulations,
ordinances, policies, and procedures.
- Identify problems, research and analyze relevant information,
and develop and present recommendations and justification for
- Perform custodial duties and operate related equipment safely
- Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods,
procedures, and techniques.
- Maintain accurate databases, records, and files.
- Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and
- Effectively use computer systems, software applications
relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to
perform a variety of work tasks.
- Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the
telephone, and in writing.
- Understand scope of authority in making independent
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th)
Five (5) years of increasingly
responsible custodial or janitorial experience, including two (2)
years of lead or supervisory experience, preferably for an
organization with multiple locations.
Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator
Range 17, Steps 1-5, $5,921.00-$7,197.67. An excellent benefits
package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement,
vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is
available for the employee and eligible dependents. This position
is a classified exempt position in accordance with the Fair Labor
Standard Act and California Education Code Section 88020. The
employee holding this position is not eligible for overtime
As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the
subsequent governing board approval.
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. Position is
open until filled. Applications received by the first screening
deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2022are guaranteed to be
reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after
the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule
may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.Successful
candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista,
National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand
delivered application materials. Only complete application
materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To
complete and submit your application for this position, please
visit our online employment website at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. All required
information must be submitted online before the review date and
time indicated on the job posting.
A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet
has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online
application process is available through the Human Resources Office
at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619)
482-6395 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all
application materials are received by the review deadline date. A
separate, complete application packet is required for each position
for which you are applying for. All materials included in your
application packet become District property, will not be returned,
will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening
Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community
College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic
fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of
employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the
past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of
continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions
(only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college
transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA
Community College Credential.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with
verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the
time the interview appointment is scheduled.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College
District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with
The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate
against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with
the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group
identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on
the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern
College is committed to assisting all members of the community in
providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security
Report is available on the SWCPD website at https://www.swccd.edu/student-support/safety-and-security/jeanne-clery-act/
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security
Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC
College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed
to you by calling (619) 482-6390.
The report contains information regarding campus security and
personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public
safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent
dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking;
the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is
reported; and other matters of importance related to security on
campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics
for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes
that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or
property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student
organization; and on public property within, or immediately
adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC
College Police Department.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information
about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug
Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be
found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer
Information page ( http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=1084
To apply, visit: https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/3840