County of Alameda

Janitor Supervisor II (#7423)

Bargaining Unit: ACMEA - General Mgmt (R15)
$34.01-$41.42 Hourly / $2,720.80-$3,313.60 BiWeekly /
$5,895.07-$7,179.47 Monthly / $70,740.80-$86,153.60 Yearly

Under general supervision, to plan, organize, supervise and inspect the work of Janitors; to instruct and train subordinates and evaluate their performance; and to do related work as required.


Janitor Supervisor I represents the first level of full supervision in the janitorial class series. Members of this class are full-time supervisors and do not normally perform janitorial work. The class of Janitor Supervisor I is distinguished from the class of Lead Janitor in that the latter class does not have full supervisory responsibility and performs janitorial work in addition to directing, prioritizing, coordinating, assigning and reviewing the work of Janitors. The class of Janitor Supervisor I is distinguished from the class of Janitor Supervisor II in that the latter class has a greater scope of responsibility. Specifically, the class of Janitor Supervisor II has janitorial management responsibility for either a facility that has a janitorial staff on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or a complex of buildings that exceeds 500,000 square feet.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Supervises, schedules, assigns and inspects the work of Janitors and Custodians. May supervise the work of Lead Janitors.

2. Inspects buildings regularly to ensure clean buildings; takes appropriate actions so that deficiencies may be remedied.

3. Instructs and trains subordinate employees and evaluates their performance.

4. Maintains electronic and paper records.

5. Maintains supply inventories and issues supplies and equipment.

6. Maintains a calendar of events to ensure that rooms are set up for special events, trials, conferences and departmental meetings.

7. Inspects the work of contractors performing special tasks such as window washing.

8. Recommends personnel actions.

9. Maintains effective relationships with building representatives.


Either I

The equivalent of one year of experience as a Janitor Supervisor I or the equivalent of two years of experience as a Lead Janitor or in an equivalent or higher level building maintenance class in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)

Completion of the Alameda County Management Academy “Management and Supervision Certificate Program” may substitute for six (6) months of the required qualifying experience.


The equivalent of four years of full-time janitorial experience, two years of which must have included supervising and administering a housekeeping program.


Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

Special Requirements:

Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance from Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.

Must be available, by phone, after hours, weekends, and holidays for emergency purposes.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to the duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Principles of supervision, personnel management and training.
• Modern janitorial methods, use and care of materials, equipment and supplies.
• Principles of sanitation and safety in janitorial work.
• Proper use and care of equipment and materials.

Ability to:

• Supervise, train and instruct others.
• Plan and organize work.
• Make effective decisions.
• Exercise leadership and interpersonal sensitivity.
• Test and evaluate products and equipment.
• Keep accurate records.
• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Analyze and problem solve.
• Work effectively with others.
• Use computer software, i.e., Word and Outlook

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Revised: 4/1/87
Revised: 8/96
Old document: 1327h.doc
New document: Jobspecs/7422-7423
CSC Date: 11/13/96
CH:cs Revised 6/28/10
CSC Date: 7/28/10
RE:cs Revised 8/1/13
CSC Date: 8/21/13


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 12 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.

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