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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: V6001 / Supv,Custodial Services
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 09

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The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.

Summary

Under general direction, supervises the daily activities of custodial services, including personnel assignment, training and management, quality assurance, and inventory control.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
  2. Trains employees on cleaning and equipment techniques, methods, and procedures.
  3. Estimates job costs, and develops and implements cost-cutting procedures; reviews work orders and and orders necessary supplies, chemicals and materials.
  4. Maintains records on employees, equipment, and maintenance activities.
  5. Follows up with clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
  6. Organizes workload to ensure deadlines are met; schedules work assignments in order of priority and date received.
  7. Assists in ordering, care, maintenance, and utilization of department equipment, supplies, keys, and inventories.
  8. Assists in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitors expenditures.
  9. Inspects work areas to ensure consistency and quality of work and adherence to established procedures, safety regulations, and infection control standards.
  10. May oversee and/or assist with snow removal activities.
  11. Ensures adherence to established University and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, and safety standards.
  12. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to observe, assess, and record work, safety and infection control standards.
  • Knowledge of cost analysis techniques.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.

Distinguishing Characteristics

    Position requires: a) Supervising personnel including recommendations for hiring, performance evaluation, and problem resolution; b) Estimating job costs and implementing cost-cutting procedures; c) Reviewing work orders and following up with clients to ensure customer satisfaction; d) Training employees on equipment and procedures; and e) Assisting in annual budget planning process, and monitoring expenditures.

Conditions of Employment

  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017