Supervising Janitor Vacancy in Facilities: The College at Brockport

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Supervising Janitor Vacancy in Facilities

Office of Facilities Supervising Janitor, SG-11 Full-Time, Contingent/Permanent Monday - Friday, Hours 5 am - 1:30 pm Line #00355

Position Summary:

Supervising Janitor oversees the work of the custodial staff, ensures that buildings remain clean and that all maintenance concerns are responded to in a timely manner. In addition to scheduling staff members, Supervising Janitors track inventory, ensure equipment works properly, and is repaired or replaced as necessary.

Essential Functions

Leadership and Training:

•Plans and schedules staff assignments and cleaning services; re -assigns staff to ensure that work is accomplished according to schedule and that staff is fully utilized; and shifts personnel to handle emergency cleaning, maintenance, and care projects.

•Performs the full range of supervisory duties: interviews and selects staff; establishes training standards and trains new employees; resolves personnel problems; evaluates work performance, and takes appropriate disciplinary action.

•Approves requests for leaves, audits and approves time cards.

•Recommends retention or termination of employees.

•Ensures the efficient and effective use of time by the staff - enforces the attendance rules, resolves disciplinary problems, and meets established work schedules.

•Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.

•Trains employees on cleaning and equipment techniques, methods, and procedures.

•Prepares and reviews work orders and orders necessary supplies, chemicals and materials.

•Maintains records on employees, equipment and maintenance activities.

•Organizes workload to ensure deadlines are met and schedules work assignments in order of priority.

•Supervises the arrangement of premises for public meetings, classes, graduations, and special events.

•Ensures adherence to established College and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, and safety standards.

•Assist in the training of new employees by demonstrating use of cleaning materials and equipment, explain methods of cleaning to ensure most efficient and economical use of materials and manpower.

•Evaluates work performance against acceptable standards by review of reports, discussions with supervisors and personal observation.

Customer Service:

•Follows up with customers to ensure customer satisfaction.

•Communicates with building users concerning projects and conditions that may affect living or working areas.

•Interacts/communicates with students and staff while carrying out daily duties.

•Completes assignments from Footprints in a timely manner.

•Interacts with Resident Hall Directors, parents, and campus visitors.

Custodial/Equipment Maintenance:

•Assists in ordering, care, maintenance, and utilization of department equipment, supplies, keys, and inventories.

•Inspects work areas to ensure consistency and quality of work and adherence to established procedures, safety regulations, and infection control standards.

•Oversees and assists with snow removal activities.

•Inspects buildings and assigned areas for compliance with cleaning guidelines; and investigates complaints of unsatisfactory cleaning performance and takes corrective action.


•Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

•Participates on campus committees.

•Attends job related training and meetings as required.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships:

The Supervising Janitor reports to the Chief Janitor and supervises 10-40 subordinate positions. Under general direction, oversees the daily activities of Janitors and Cleaners, including personnel assignment, training and management, quality assurance, and inventory control.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have permanent appointment in a Supervising Janitor classified position (or be eligible for transfer) or be reachable for appointment on the current NY State Civil Service canvass list for Supervising Janitor - Brockport location, Full-time.

One year of service as a Janitor.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Has knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.

•Has planning and scheduling techniques.

•Communicates effectively, both orally and written.

•Records maintenance skills.

•Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

•Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

•Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.

•Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

•Has employee development and performance management skills.

•Knowledge of green clean products and processes.

Operating Needs:

•Qualified candidates for this position must have the ability to read and write.

•Ability to work holidays.

•Ability to work overtime.

•Ability to work shift work.

•Ability to work college special events.

•Valid NYS Driver License.

Working Environment:

•Requires repetitive physical work; lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 25 pounds.

•Work environment involves some exposure to chemicals which require following basic safety precautions.

How to apply:

Please submit your application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at by March 22, 2018.

Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



Gloria Lear,

Human Resources

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