Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933. The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.
The Custodial Supervisor is a working Supervisor also responsible for the day-to-day supervision of a large team of Custodians, ensuring that efficient and effective service standards are delivered within the College at all times. The Custodial Supervisor will play a key role in ensuring that the buildings and the College environment are maintained to the highest possible standards and maintained according to best practices to create a safe, secure, clean, and esthetically pleasant, physical environment.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Maintenance and Facilities, the Custodial Supervisor assists in the planning, scheduling, and supervision of the custodial staff in the most cost efficient manner.
Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:Supervises, schedules, and coordinates day-to-day priorities, assigns and supervises custodial staff.Assumes subordinate assignments as necessary.Perform regular physical inspections of buildings and grounds.Supervise snow and ice removal and report on progress.Provide training for custodial personnel.Identify staff opportunities and keep the Assistant Director informed.Prepare requests for purchases of materials, supplies, tools, and equipment.Maintains records of equipment and supplies to ensure compliance with labeling and the requirement of the Right to Know Act.Coordinate the set up for various College and/or Community events and functions.
Maintains a liaison with the various vendors to ensure timely response times in emergency situations.On call to handle problems, vandalism, special events, and other after hours calls to maintain the campus operation programs.Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director.
Education Requirements:Associates Degree or equivalent combination of appropriate custodial or property management experience.Requires certification in Rutgers University's Educational Facilities Management, IFMA Facilities Management, or obtain certification within three years.
Experience:Five (5) years' experience in physical plant or building facilities operations.Two (2) years supervisory experience.Must be able to read, write and speak English. Ability to read, write and speak Spanish is a plus.
Competencies and Skills Required:Five (5) years' experience in physical plant or building facilities operations.Two (2) years supervisory experience.Must be able to read, write and speak English. Ability to read, write and speak Spanish is a plus.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:This position's duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.Works inside and outside and may be exposed to extreme temperatures.Exposed to dirt and disagreeable odors, and possible skin irritations from cleaning chemicals and solutions.Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and may occasionally lift up to 40-50 pounds.Care is required when working from ladders or lifting heavy equipment to prevent injury.May move heavy equipment. Possibly sets up and works from ladders.Some travel required.
Terms of Employment:
Full Time. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. Ability to travel to and work at the Cranford, Elizabeth and Plainfield campuses as needed. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to be on call for special events, vandalism, or other after-hours calls. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.
Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services.Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/DisabledDisclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes twenty medical plans to choose from including PPO, HMO and HD plans offered by BC/BS and Aetna, three dental plans including two PPOs and one DMO offered by Delta Dental of NJ, and a pension plan with seven investment carriers. We also offer twenty vacation days, ten paid holidays, and a ten week summer work schedule which allows the college to close on Fridays. Other additional benefits include gym privileges, tuition remission for credit and non-credit courses at Union County College, and tuition reimbursement for an approved degree program at an accredited college or university.