City and County of San Francisco

Airport Custodial Services Supervisor (#9230)

$34.58-$42.03 Hourly / $5,993.00-$7,284.00 Monthly / $71,916.00-$87,412.00 Yearly


Under general direction, supervises and is responsible for all custodial services, furniture and other equipment in airport buildings, other structures and adjacent areas at the San Francisco international airport; exercises general supervision and direction, through subordinates, over several large groups of custodial employees; requisitions cleaning materials and supplies; and performs related duties as required. Requires responsibility for: carrying out, interpreting, coordinating and enforcing policy, methods and procedures related to custodial services and assists in developing and initiating new procedures and methods; preventing considerable losses through supervising the safeguarding and handling of large volumes of cleaning and other materials, supplies and equipment; making occasional responsible contacts with the general public, representatives of outside organizations, other airport departments, for the purpose of exchanging information or explaining custodial services, procedures and regulations; keeping routine time,, accident and work records.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties

1. Plans, coordinates and supervises, through subordinate supervisory personnel, the work of all custodial employees engaged in cleaning buildings, concourses, piers and surrounding areas at the San Francisco international airport; inspects completed work; checks and reviews time and other personnel records; exercises disciplinary action or makes recommendations thereon.


2. Investigates and adjusts complaints regarding janitorial service; analyzes methods by which work is performed, with a view to improve custodial services and utilization of employee time; instructs supervisory personnel in changes in cleaning procedures and methods.


3. Inspects cleaning equipment to insure safe operation; reviews and signs all industrial accident reports; inspects window cleaning operations performed under contract.


4. Requisitions, through airport maintenance superintendent, any need for preventative repairs to plumbing, roofs, ceilings, windows, walls, doors, glassware, stairs, floors, signs, and any needed painting in rooms, stairways and halls.


5. Maintains records of cleaning maintenance, lubrication and service records on all mechanized janitorial equipment.


6. Requisitions cleaning materials, supplies and equipment; tests new materials and equipment; signs material received forms for all contractual services performed for custodial department; maintains inventory control records of custodial supplies.


7. Inspects furniture; reports damaged and missing: furniture; maintains a furniture inventory; arranges for repair of furniture.


8. Maintains all keys and key records for buildings; issues keys to new tenants arranges for changes of key cylinders and all lock repairs; maintains a record of keys issued for all employees' lockers.


9. Supervises collection of coins from nursery, dressing rooms and. pay toilets; reports all pay locks out of order.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:Requires comprehensive knowledge of cleaning methods of all types including knowledge of latest practices and materials used.


Requires ability to: organize, train and supervise groups of custodial employees working at different locations; handle complaints diplomatically and effectively; deal courteously, effectively and tactfully with subordinates, general public, and representatives of outside organizations; prepare clear and accurate work records and reports. Requires skill in the use of small hand and mechanically controlled cleaning equipment.

Experience and Training

Requires completion of high school, supplemented by two years of experience as a foreman or assistant to a supervisor of a large custodial force, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

CLASS: 9230; EST: 1/1/1900; REV: 1/1/1900;