Placer County

Custodian - Supervising (#11102)

$22.59-$28.21 Hourly / $3,915.60-$4,889.73 Monthly / $46,987.20-$58,676.80 Yearly


DEFINITION

To plan, organize, direct and supervise custodial operations within the Building Maintenance Division of the Facilities Services Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Supervising level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general direction from the Building Services Supervisor and/or management and supervisory staff.

Exercises direct supervision over assigned custodial maintenance staff.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for custodial activities; implement policies and procedures.
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in custodial activities.
  • Perform a variety of custodial duties including cleaning, polishing, waxing, dusting, and general custodial maintenance of County facilities.
  • Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
  • Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for staff, supplies, materials and equipment; monitor and control expenditures.
  • Act in the capacity of the Building Services Supervisor in their absence.
  • Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in custodial work.

Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in facilities maintenance or a related field.

License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of custodial techniques.
  • Equipment, tools and materials used in custodial work including cleaning materials and disinfectants and electrical cleaning equipment.
  • Principles of budget monitoring.
  • Principles and practices of work safety.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.

Ability to:

  • Organize, implement and direct custodial operations.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist while performing cleaning or general facility maintenance activities; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; regularly lift very heavy weight.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget.
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
  • Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

CLASS: 11102; EST: 9/2/1995; REV: ;