State of Maryland

HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR II (#005349)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $27,199.00-$42,204.00 Yearly


GRADE

7

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

SKILLED SERVICE        BARGAINING UNIT: S        OVERTIME ELIGIBLE

NATURE OF WORK

A Housekeeping Supervisor II is the supervisory level of work responsible for housekeeping activities in a small or medium sized State institution or other public building.  Employees in this classification serve as the principal assistant to an Executive Housekeeper in a small or medium sized State institution or other public building.  Employees in this classification supervise lower-level Housekeeping Supervisors and Building Services Workers.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a Housekeeping Supervisor IV or a designated administrator.  Employees may be required to work weekends and holidays based on staffing needs.  Employees may be required to live on the grounds of the facility or agency.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.  Supervisory responsibility and the size of the institution are the primary determining factors for these positions.

The Housekeeping Supervisor II is differentiated from the Housekeeping Supervisor I in that the Housekeeping Supervisor II has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Housekeeping Supervisors and serves as the principal assistant to an Executive Housekeeper in a small or medium sized State institution or other public building while the Housekeeping Supervisor I has supervisory responsibility for specific phases of housekeeping activities and has supervisory responsibility for Building Services Workers.  The Housekeeping Supervisor II is differentiated from the Housekeeping Supervisor III in that the Housekeeping Supervisor III has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Housekeeping Supervisors and serves as the Executive Housekeeper at a small or medium sized State institution or other public building.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Plans, coordinates, assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of lower-level Housekeeping Supervisors and staff engaged in cleaning and other housekeeping activities in patient areas, dormitories, residences, administrative offices and employees living quarters;

Trains lower-level Housekeeping Supervisors;

Serves as the principal assistant to an Executive Housekeeper in a small or medium sized State institution or other public building;

Instructs staff through in-service training activities;

Inspects all housekeeping work to insure work is performed in accordance with instructions;

Maintains records and submits reports pertaining to supplies, necessary repairs and equipment;

Issues uniforms and supplies to employees;

Maintains employee time records and prepares the schedule of activities;

Performs other related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of the materials, methods and practices used in housekeeping operations;

Knowledge of equipment and supplies used in household management;

Knowledge of the methods used to requisition supplies and maintain inventory records;

Ability to plan, assign, supervise and inspect the work of lower-level Housekeeping Supervisors and building services staff;

Ability to train employees in housekeeping operations;

Ability to estimate and requisition large quantities of cleaning supplies;

Ability to maintain records and prepare reports;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees;

Ability to use tact and diplomacy in dealing with officials and the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   None.

Experience: One year of experience supervising specific phases of housekeeping activities in a State facility or other public building.

                                                                 OR

Experience: Five years of full-time experience in a housekeeping operation at a school, hospital, hotel or other institution, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

NOT APPLICABLE.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees in this classification may be required to be present for duty on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.  Employees required to work on those days will receive compensatory time off on other days.

2. Employees in this classification may be required to live on the grounds of the assigned institution or agency.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit as indicated by the designation of S (supervisor), M (manager), T (agency head), U (Board or Commission member), W (student), X (excluded by agency),  or Z (confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and therefore, all positions in those agencies are excluded form collective bargaining.

Employees in this classification are eligible to receive overtime compensation.   An employee who works more than the normal workweek is entitled to be compensated for that overtime, as provided by the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 8-305.  

Date Revised

May 31, 2019

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 005349; EST: ; REV: 5/31/2019;

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