PERRY TECHNICAL INSTITIUTE: Custodial Supervisor - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
This is a year-round position with full-time appointment to the Facilities and Safety Department. This position reports to the Vice President of Facilities & Safety.

Responsible for the assignment and direct supervision of custodial staff and student workers in maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of facilities, furnishings, and equipment. Performs administrative duties and custodial duties for the Facilities and Safety Department. Duties include but are not limited to hiring, training, and supervising custodial staff, performing custodial duties daily, managing a variety of vendors and services, data management, utilizing Microsoft Office programs, assisting students and employees with facility related matters, department meetings and presentations, processing facilities requests using FMX, and assisting with event setup and cleanup. Must be professional, customer-focused, and able to work in a diverse and dynamic environment. Must use time and resources efficiently, have excellent interpersonal skills, and possess a special eye for detail and a knack for problem solving. Must be a self-starter, cool-under-pressure, and never hesitate to roll up your sleeves to get the job done.

Duties are performed on campus and off-site as needed. Working effectively and collaboratively in a team environment is a must.

Working conditions are as follows:
Duties are performed in a school campus and office environment. Working indoors and outdoors is required. When working outdoors, may be subject to inclement weather. The work may be strenuous at times and may include lifting heavy objects, and standing, stooping, and kneeling for long periods. Custodians risk exposure to blood, bodily fluids, blood borne pathogens, infections, and chemicals; and must follow strict safety procedures to avoid exposures.

This is a non-exempt, full-time, regular position. Overtime may be required as necessary. The schedule for this position is Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm with a 30 minute lunch break.

WAGE RANGE: $22.00-$24.00 per hour

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, prescription, 401(k) with matching, flexible spending plan, employee assistance plan, paid sick leave (accrue 4 hours per pay period), paid vacation (accrue 3.33 hours per pay period; increases over time up to a max of 5 weeks per year), 12 paid holidays, 4-day work weeks.

High school diploma or equivalent.
Five years of assignment-related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.
Documented experience supervising a team.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Documented experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, and computerized database programs.
Will on occasion be required to drive on behalf of Perry Technical Institute. Employee must possess a working vehicle, hold a valid driver’s license, have an acceptable driving record, and produce proof of insurance.
Must be willing to consent to a drug test.

Documented experience working with vendors and managing procurement services.
Experience working in a school or higher education setting.
Experience operating and maintaining Tennant floor equipment.
Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP) certified.

Supervise custodial staff and student workers directly, by using both verbal and written instructions, to ensure the quality of custodial services and adherence to best practices and standard operating procedures. Institute corrective measures when necessary.
Ensure that custodial services meet the needs of the school by coordinating normal and as-needed unique work schedules to compensate for changing priorities, special projects, scheduled events, and custodial absences.
Assist in hiring qualified employees. Independently train and evaluate performance to meet established standards. Perform semi-annual evaluations.
Ensure custodial staff understand the school’s policies and procedures regarding expected employee conduct and performance through policy and procedure review, as well as any necessary corrective actions.
Perform all aspects of custodial duties daily and as needed in support of the departmental mission.
Manage, track, and purchase custodial equipment, supplies, and consumables to maintain sufficient provisions and to aid in budgeting. This will require driving PTI owned vehicles.
Manage custodial staff schedules, time off requests, and timecards daily. Rearrange schedules and assignments due to absences and planned leave as needed.
Conduct weekly team meetings for the purpose of disseminating information to custodians.
Remain competent and current by attending training and/or courses required by the direct supervisor.
Perform a wide variety of data entry, record retention, and reconciliations.
Process incoming facilities requests using FMX.
Create and format professional and accurate e-mails, letters, forms, spreadsheets, databases, and other documents using Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Coordinate the collection and destruction of confidential records campus-wide.
Coordinate and maintain custodial equipment inventory database.
Process department purchases, track, and reconcile budget and provide updates to supervisor upon request.
Assist with coordinating events on campus, including setup, table linen, clean-up, etc.
Develop institutional recycling plans and goals to minimize waste. Identify local recycling vendors to carry-out recycling plans in an effort to reduce costs.
Assist students and employees with parking and ID badge related matters as needed.
Conduct Fitness Center orientations for new employees and retain proper records.
Participate in new employee orientations for all new hires for the Facilities & Safety Department.
Operate standard office equipment including computers, scanners, printers, copiers, telephones, and fax machines, and prepare outgoing mail per guidelines.
Communicate with vendors to acquire various products and services, monitor deliveries to ensure appropriate outcomes, and follow-up to rectify discrepancies.
Practice attention to detail, problem solving skills, organization, and multi-tasking skills.
Demonstrate professionalism, confidentiality, tact, and follow-through.
Use written and verbal skills to communicate effectively with employees, students, vendors, and visitors.
Use time management skills to prioritize daily duties.
Follow proper procedures for using chemicals and operating power equipment.
Monitor building security by double checking doors and gates are locked and reporting suspicious activity.
Monitor safe working practices and safety programs for the purpose of ensuring efficient practices and promoting proper working habits. Identify, report, and correct safety concerns immediately.
Requires the ability to inspect the cleanliness of facilities. Must be able to move throughout assigned areas. Requires the ability to lift and carry custodial supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electric powered cleaning equipment. Medium work requiring prolonged or repeated use of hands and wrists, standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
Other duties as assigned.

Contact Person:
Phone: 509-453-0374
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Apply online
Base Pay: $22.00 - $24.00/hr

Posted on February 08, 2023

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