Position Title & Department:
| Custodial Service Coordinator; Facilities Management
The mission of the University of San Diego Facilities Management Department is to efficiently operate, maintain, and support the development of quality facilities, grounds, and services, and at the same time to support our campus community, students, faculty, and staff. Through our efforts, we support the university's commitment to pursuing truth, academic excellence, and the advancement of knowledge.
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.
Provides routine and non-routine support associated with the daily cleaning of buildings. Employee is under general supervision and performs duties requiring moderate physical strength and adequate dexterity to perform the work. In addition, as a working lead, this position will be responsible for, but not restricted to: conducting area inspections and reports, on-the-job training for custodians; conducting performance reviews; requisitioning and distributing supplies equipment and materials; relaying instructions from the manager or supervisor; determining the need for special project cleaning work; leading and managing a group of custodial workers.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Clean and disinfect restrooms/shower rooms and fixtures (toilet, urinals, etc)
- Keep restroom dispensers supplied with towels, soap, sanitary napkins, etc.
- Vacuum carpets, rugs, mats.
- Dust mop, sweep and wet mop floors.
- Police public areas.
- Empty trash receptacles and replace liners.
- Clean elevators and stairwells.
- Straighten/arrange furniture.
- Clean chalk/white boards and trays.
- Clean drinking fountains.
- Spot clean carpets, rugs, walk-off mats.
- Empty recycle containers.
- Spot mop floors.
- Spot clean windows, walls, doors and other above floor surfaces.
- Dust and/or clean furniture, windowsills and other above floor surfaces.
- Spray buff floors.
- Polish furniture and fixtures.
- Strip and refinish floors.
- Clean windows and blinds.
- Shampoo carpets, rugs and walk-off mats.
- Machine scrub floors.
- Provide Residential Summer Camps and Conferences support.
- Remove all trash from assigned buildings and transport to dumpsters.
- Transport recycled material to designated pick-up point.
- Report equipment and facilities needing repair or replacement.
- Inventory, order and distribute supplies to assigned employees.
- Collect dirty dust mops and exchange for clean ones.
- Conduct on-the-job training.
- Fill in for absenteeism.
- Assist assigned employees in completing assigned tasks and/or projects.
- Perform related work as required and instructed.
- Has sole responsibility for area assigned
- Monitor employees assigned to his/her area on compliance with established cleaning methods, techniques and expected level of quality as scheduled by established program.
- Routinely inspects assigned areas to insure all work is being completed properly and safely
- Conduct and document monthly area inspections for each employee and areas assigned.
- In conjunction with the General Services Manager/Assistant Manager, conducts employee reviews of assigned personnel.
- Schedule and monitor special cleaning projects.
- Maintain records and submit reports of pertinent information and paperwork of areas and personnel assigned; i.e., Maintenance Work Requests (MWR’s), project cleaning schedules, etc.
- Provide information to students, parents, staff, faculty and administration, when necessary, regarding services provided by this department.
- Must have a full understanding of the Hazardous Communication Programs and the information contained in the Material Safety Data Sheets and all Warning Labels.
- Consistently follow safety practices appropriate to the trade and comply with rules and regulations established by the University, state and federal agencies.
- Consistently monitor employees in his/her area for compliance with all safety rules, regulations and policies and report to manager or assistant manager.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Must have minimum of three years related job experience and demonstrated proficiency in modern cleaning methods and techniques.
- Ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate physical strength and adequate dexterity to perform the work.
- Must be able to understand, follow and issue oral and written instructions in English.
- Must be able to complete forms and conduct simple inventories of supplies.
- Must have the ability to operate all mechanical cleaning equipment.
- Must be able to maintain good working relationships with students, faculty, and staff and adhere to all University and departmental policies and procedures.
- Must be able to work alone or without close supervision.
- Must demonstrate, through actual experience, the willingness and ability to give exceptional job performance.
- Must have demonstrated ability to lead an assigned group of custodians.
- Understands the importance of customer service and has the ability to follow-up as well as communicate to FM and the campus clients.
- Ability to communicate in Spanish preferred.
Special Conditions of Employment:
- Must be able to work assigned hours and may be required to work overtime and on weekends, as needed.
- Must have a valid, unrestricted California driver’s license and will be required to drive University vehicles.
- Job hours and/or work week may be changed when necessary to meet work commitments.
- Employee is required to properly wear a uniform prescribed and furnished by USD.
- Will participate in the University and/or department leadership enrichment courses and participate in various seminars related to the trade.
- May be asked to work in the vicinity of laboratories that may contain bio-hazardous, radioactive or other potentially hazardous substances where detectable amounts of chemicals and materials known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects, or other reproductive harm can be found.
The University of San Diego is requiring all employees to follow our Covid-19 vaccine requirement process. https://www.sandiego.edu/onward/
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
$21.88 - $24.93; Excellent Benefits
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
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Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Open until filled
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The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
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