The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform the work and supervise the work crews engaged in performing semi-skilled custodial duties in office buildings and other facilities. The major work duties include planning for an assignment, directing activities on a work site, documenting project activities, and supervising a work crew. The distinguishing characteristics of this classification include responsibility for supervising work crews engaged in manual non-skilled to semi-skilled labor performing a variety of maintenance, construction and custodial duties. Incumbents work under general direction. They are generally in charge of the crew, plan and carry out assignments with considerable independence, and have some latitude in developing procedures and methods. Assignments are received at the beginning of the shift and the foreman typically prioritizes the assignments. Supervisors are contacted for guidance in cases of unexpected occurrences or unanticipated situations.
Two years of experience as a lead worker on a custodial crew involved in the custodial care of large public buildings and/or facilities or an equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
WORKING CONDITIONS: This position requires the movement of objects weighing from 50-70 pounds with assistance; bending or stooping repeatedly over time; and working with chemicals, cleaning agents, or similar solutions. May work some weekends during peak seasons or prior to and after special city events. May work longer than normal regular hours to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of an Alabama Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within six months as needed to drive and operate city vehicles.