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Custodial Supervisor

Company: Castilleja School
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Castilleja School is a dynamic, diverse, and intentional educational community for grades 6-12 that believes in the power of women learning and women leading. Founded in 1907 by Mary Lockey, Castilleja continues to educate young women to become confident thinkers and compassionate leaders with a sense of purpose to effect change in the world. Castilleja provides outstanding benefits, free lunch every day, generous time off (four weeks a year plus 21 days of holidays), and more importantly, a work environment where we actively support one another and where professional growth opportunities abound.We are looking for a customer service oriented, engaged individual to oversee and supervise our experienced custodial staff and maintain operational excellence on our campus weekdays from 12:30pm to 9:00pm during the school year (summer hours may shift to approximately 8:00am to 4:30pm.) This position may be asked to occasionally work weekends and off hours to handle occasional emergencies on campus. This position reports to the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds.Custodial Supervision - Oversee 3-5 custodians, including scheduling, evaluating, directing work, and supervising daily operations. - May perform custodial duties as needed. - Ensure buildings are maintained in a clean and orderly manner.Customer Service and Event Support - Is available and responds promptly to after-hour needs or emergencies. - Works appropriately, politely and collaboratively with a wide range of people (students, Board members, parents, employees, vendors, etc.) who make up the community. - Works with members of the staff and community to provide event set ups and clean ups.Equipment and supplies - Orders and controls inventory of chemicals, safety equipment and supplies. - Ensures cleaning equipment is properly maintained in in working order as well as replaces worn or damaged equipment.Maintenance - May complete routine maintenance jobs - Reports maintenance needs and issues through proper channels. - In coordination with the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, will develop and follow a preventive maintenance schedule as well as coordinate a cleaning and deep cleaning schedule that coordinates with school break times.Safety/Transportation - Train and monitor employees for proper use of personal protective equipment, use of cleaning equipment and solvents, chemicals, supplies, equipment, - Ensures MSDS sheets are up to date and available in designated areas - Compile safety reports as needed - Ensures building security, including closing and securing facilities at the end of the night. - Transport students in school vehicles. - May need to drive to pick up supplies or tools. - other duties maybe added as required.Experience, Knowledge, Skills - Prior experience supervising custodians or other housekeepers. - High school diploma or general education degree required. - AA in Facilities Management or other related field preferred. - Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing (emails and reports). - Ability to work weekends and/or after hours as needed. - Minimum of five years prior experience working in facilities and/or custodial work preferably in a school setting or large institution. - Minimum of 3 years supervisory or lead experience. - Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.Required Licenses and Background check: - Possess a valid California driver's license and be insured through our school policy. - Must pass federal and state background and fingerprinting check - Be able to provide negative TB Screen. - Current First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to procure one.Physical Demands - This requires the ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time. - Use of hand tools, mechanical tools, ability to climb ladders. - Frequently bending and/or twist at the neck and trunk - This requires the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds such as cleaning supplies, bags of sand, and pails. - This requires a person the ability to see color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus to work with small objects. - Occasionally sit; and lift or move up to 90 lbs such as furniture.Job Type: Full-timePay: $31.00 - $40.00 per hourSchedule:

  • 8 hour shiftWork Location:
    • One locationWork Remotely:
      • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Castilleja School, Palo Alto , Custodial Supervisor, Other , Palo Alto, California

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