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Supervisor, Custodial Services

Southwestern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Supervisor, Custodial Services

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: Custodial

District Values
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 required.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 standards.
  4. Makes regular or special inspections of custodial tools, equipment, and related items for cleanliness, safety, appearance, operating effectiveness, and needed repair or replacement.
  5. Monitors inventory and maintains adequate levels of custodial supplies, equipment, and chemicals.
  6. 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.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities:
  • 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 punctuation.
  • 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 sexual orientation.

  • 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 solution.
  • Perform custodial duties and operate related equipment safely and effectively.
  • 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 procedural guidelines.
  • 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 decisions.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

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 be:Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.ANDFive (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 Positions Only)

Desirable Qualifications:

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 compensation.

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

Screening Deadline
All application materials must be received on-line at 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.

Work Schedule:
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).

Additional Information:
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 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

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 only.

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 disabilities.

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">

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 (

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