SCHOOL CUSTODIAL SUPERVISOR                                                                                              8013

 

 

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under general supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for directing the work of a number of supervisory custodians assigned to various school district buildings.  The incumbent performs responsible administrative and supervisory duties in planning and directing the cleaning of all facilities in a school district.  Administrative responsibilities include scheduling shifts and vacations, and preparing and controlling the annual budget for the cleaning function.  Supervisory responsibilities include the observation and evaluation of cleaning-custodial personnel, monitoring attendance and performance and recom­mending programs or procedures to develop effective working skills.  Work is reviewed by an administrative supervisor through consultation, oral and written reports.  Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

            Sets up work schedules for custodial staff and authorizes overtime assign­ments;

            Assists supervisory custodians in resolving personnel problems;

            Reassigns custodial staff as necessary to meet the varying manpower require­ments occasioned by the use of schools by various community groups and by extra- curricular student groups;

            Institutes and supervises custodial training programs;

            Inspects school building to assure that good levels of cleanliness and orderliness are being maintained;

            Prepares and controls the annual budget for the housekeeping function.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Comprehensive knowledge of the materials, equipment and methods used in large scale building cleaning; good knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques; ability to maintain records and prepare reports; ability to ac­curately estimate manpower requirements in accordance with varying school pro­grams and schedules; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

            OPEN COMPETITIVE

            Either:

            (a) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and five (5) years of experience in the supervision of custodial and/or building maintenance functions; or,

            (b) Nine (9) years of experience in the supervision of custodial and/or building maintenance functions.

 

NOTE:  Relevant additional education beyond high school from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university will be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four (4) years.

 

            PROMOTIONAL

            One (1) year of permanent competitive status as a Chief Custodian.

 

R3/16/01

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Competitive

RR1/7/03