Custodial Supervisor

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Custodial Supervisor

SALARY:	$6,779.75 - $10,383.87 Monthly
$81,357.00 - $124,606.44 Annually
DEPARTMENT:	Business & Administrative Services
DIVISION:	Facilities & Construction Services
OPENING DATE:	11/23/20
CLOSING DATE:	12/21/20 11:59 PM
PROBATIONARY PERIOD:	None. At-Will Employment.
WORK SHIFT:	Monday through Friday, 6:00 P.M. to 2:30 A.M.
SALARY SCHEDULE/RANGE:	Management Association M-4

Under direction of the Manager of Maintenance and Operations, the position performs duties that oversee the custodial services of the District. The position is responsible for organizing the work of day or night shift custodians at all District locations, approve time off, evaluate subordinate staff, conduct daily inspections of areas under responsibility, and maintain inventory of all custodial supplies and equipment.

1.	Organizes custodial care of all campus spaces to ensure that District locations remain safe, stable, functional, and retain a pleasant physical environment.
2.	Analyze employee performance to develop performance evaluations and devise strategies to address performance issues.
3.	Ensures that subordinate staff attend safety trainings and maintain appropriate certifications to operate equipment and comply with OSHA safety standards and District risk management policies; conducts monthly staff meetings/trainings to promote safe work place practices, proper custodial cleaning techniques, and equipment operation.
4.	Reviews purchase requisitions to verify available funds, appropriate quantities and accuracy of requested material.
5.	Participates in the District's recruitment process to assist the supervising managers in the hiring of full time and part time custodial staff.
6.	Travel to District satellite locations to assess the scope of custodial needs, organize custodial operations, and resolve custodial problems as they arise.
7.	Schedules custodial work assignments to ensure that campus spaces are cleaned, maintained, and functional.
8.	Performs timekeeping functions, prepares attendance logs, overtime assignments, accident reports, and other reports as necessary to ensure compliance with bargaining unit contracts, and District policies.
9.	Conducts daily inspections to take corrective action, report needed repairs and/or deficiencies to appropriate supervisor(s), and verify successful completion of work orders.
10.	Develops estimates and schedules for the contracting of custodial services.
11.	Prepares event schedules to organize set-ups, break-downs and clean-up for District events.
12.	Develops an inventory control system for all custodial supplies and equipment to ensure proper quantities are stocked and distributed.
13.	Inspects the work of subordinate staff to ensure quality of workmanship, accuracy, and adherence to pre-established facilities services standards.
14.	Develops a preventative maintenance program for Custodial equipment to ensure that equipment is repaired and replaced

This job description does not state or signify that these are the only duties that will be performed by the incumbent in this position. The incumbent will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties traditionally performed by a supervisory level specification.


1.	Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA) standards for cleaning techniques, custodial operations, square footage reports, and time and motion studies
2.	Cal OSHA safety practices and procedures
3.	Operation and maintenance of modern custodial equipment and tools
4.	Collective bargaining contracts, progressive discipline, and performance evaluations
5.	District policies and procedures related to hiring and risk management
6.	Training techniques
7.	General office software
8.	Time keeping software
9.	Cloud based work order system
10.	Web-based event calendaring, and scheduling systems
11.	Inventory control management programs, systems and methods

1.	Apply knowledge of APPA cleaning techniques, APPA custodial operations, Cal OSHA safety practices, custodial equipment, and custodial supplies to organize custodial operations at all District locations, develop estimates/schedules for custodial projects, and ensure the quality of workmanship of subordinate staff
2.	Apply knowledge of APPA square footage reports, APPA time motion studies, cloud based work order systems, and web based scheduling systems to inform staffing decisions, organize day-to-day custodial operations, apportion work equitably amongst subordinate staff, and organize custodial support for various District events
3.	Use training techniques to develop safety standards trainings, safety practices trainings, proper custodial cleaning techniques trainings, and equipment operation trainings.
4.	Apply knowledge of custodial equipment and supplies to ensure that equipment is functional and repaired/replaced at appropriate intervals.
5.	Apply knowledge of collective bargaining contracts to enforce attendance procedures, discipline procedures, appraise employees, and effectively supervise employees according to negotiated language.
6.	Apply knowledge of the District's hiring processes and worker's compensation to ensure compliance with the guidelines governing work related incidents, osha requirements, safety trainings, and the hiring of custodial staff
7.	Use time keeping software to verify and approve the use of paid time off for subordinate employees.
8.	Use general office software to communicate with District staff, develop reports, complete evaluation forms, prepare attendance logs, develop methods to apportion work equitably, and maintain inventory of custodial supplies and equipment.
9.	Use inventory control programs, systems, and methods to ensure custodial equipment and supplies are stocked, tracked, and that custodial equipment is repaired and replaced in a timely manner.

1.	Effectively hire and discipline subordinate employees.
2.	Effectively follow provisions of collective bargaining agreements and District policies.
3.	Conduct recruitment processes in a timely manner.
4.	Effectively promote equitable distribution of work assignments and schedules.
5.	Effectively manage staff to attain desired goals and objectives.
6.	Effectively ensure that repairs of deficiencies are addressed in a timely fashion.
7.	Effectively maintain the inventory of custodial equipment and supplies; ensure timely distribution of custodial supplies at all District locations; ensure the proper maintenance of all custodial equipment.
8.	Organize, schedule, and conduct trainings on related to OSHA requirements, work place safety, custodial cleaning techniques, and equipment operation
9.	Effectively monitor the custodial budget to make recommendation related to custodial projects, the repair/replacement of custodial equipment, and the purchase of custodial supplies.
10.	Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, to: provide direction to subordinate staff, provide constructive feedback related to work performance, develop attendance records, develop reports, develop cost estimates, project schedules, conduct trainings, inform the purchase of custodial equipment/supplies, and dictate the departmental expectations of the quality of work expected of custodial staff
11.	Develop and maintain collegiate relationships with District staff and outside vendors to: organize custodial operations with users of District spaces, provide constructive feedback related to work performance, address attendance issues, address safety issues, organize the purchase of custodial equipment/supplies, and resolve any issues related to the quality of workmanship.

1.	A High School Diploma,
2.	Four (4) years of experience working in custodial operations with three (3) years working in a lead capacity,
3.	A valid Class C Driver's License

Physical Demands:
This position is required to continuously (5.6 hours to 8 hours per shift) exhibit the ability to communicate.

The position is required to frequently (2.6 hours – 5.5 hours shift) exhibit the ability to stand, walk, and use of sight while inspecting the work of subordinate staff, while organizing events, conducting inventory duties, and while conducting daily inspections of all district spaces under supervision.

The position requires the ability to occasionally (31 minutes – 2.5 hours per shift) sit and exhibit fine manipulation to operate a computer, to operate district vehicles, to travel to off campus District locations, and to grasp objects while performing inventory duties. The position will require occasional use of colored sight to ensure proper maintence and application of chemicals used in custodial operations.

The position requires the ability to seldom (30 minutes or less per shift) bend at the waist, stoop (slight bend at the knees), squat, kneel, reach above shoulder level, reach below shoulder level, push, pull, lift, and carry objects weighing 11 lbs – 25 lbs to inspect the work of subordinate staff, conduct inventory duties, conduct daily inspections of all District spaces under supervision, and to and retrieve miscellaneous office supplies.

Environmental Elements:
The position will continuously (5.6 hours to 8 hours per shift) work with customers, end users, and the general public while organizing custodial operations for the District.

The position will frequently (2.6 hours – 5.5 hours shift) work in an outdoor work environment exposed to moderate weather, work around chemical hazards, biological hazards, sharp objects, dirty/dusty conditions while working around custodial tools, custodial machinery, custodial supplies, and various spaces that require custodial attention.

The position will occasionally (31 minutes – 2.5 hours per shift) work in an indoor office environment and work around wet slippery floors/surfaces while inspecting spaces under supervision, to inspect the work of subordinate staff, and to organize custodial operations.


Pasadena City College utilizes an online application process. Hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes are not accepted. You can apply for a position from any computer with Internet access. All materials are submitted electronically through PCC's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) at Please keep in mind the following:
•	If you do not follow the process or your application/resume is incomplete, your information will not be processed.
•	The hiring committee will review, evaluate, and consider applications and supporting materials received by the deadline. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. After a review of applications received, the District may require the completion and submission of supplemental documents prior to the interview process. A teaching demonstration may be required at the interview stage. It is, therefore, important that the application be thorough and detailed.
•	While the acceptance of the application packet is done through PCC's Applicant Tracking System (ATS), all hiring decisions are made by a hiring committee.
•	Once applications are submitted they are final. Please carefully review your application and the documents which you are attaching to make sure that they are free from errors and complete. If you require assistance, please contact the Human Resources office at [email protected].

All materials listed below are required for your application packet to be considered complete:
1.	Resume or Curriculum Vitae
2.	Cover Letter

After a review of applications received, the District may require the completion and submission of supplemental documents prior to the interview process. A teaching demonstration may be required at the interview stage.

Established in 1924, Pasadena City College, (PCC), has been serving the West San Gabriel Valley for 96 years. PCC enrolls more than 29,500 students each semester and offers 107 academic degree programs and 72 Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to its students. PCC serves one of the most culturally diverse student populations in the nation. The College sets the stage for preparing students to meet the demands of a changing world. Building relationships with community partners provides opportunities for PCC faculty and its students to engage in opportunities not often available to students in other areas.

The main college campus occupies a 53-acre site, while the Foothill Community Education Center and Child Development Center are located in separate nearby off-campus facilities. Due to the geographic size of the District, PCC has two additional satellite sites – the Rosemead Center and its newest site, PCC Northwest at John Muir High School. For more information, go to

PCC has many institutional strengths that distinguish it among its peers, both in the state and across the nation. Among them are:
A highly multicultural student body:
47% Latino/a/x 4% Black/African American
27% Asian 4% Two of More Races
15% White 3% Unknown/Other

Annually, at 49%, the College achieves recognition for one of the highest rates for transfer degrees to baccalaureate level institutions, both in California and across the nation. Additionally, PCC boasts a 52% bachelor's degree attainment rate for Pasadena graduates who transfer to a four-year university, compared to 42% nationally. The College is well known for national mathematics and forensic honors, as well as its extensive study abroad opportunities.

PCC was once again named one of ten national finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, widely recognized as the nation's premier honor for two-year colleges. The Aspen Prize recognizes institutions for their outstanding outcomes in four areas: student learning; certificate and degree completion; employment and earnings; and high levels of access and success for minority and low-income students.

PCC is ranked by the Military Times as the top community college in California for military veterans, and the College is similarly ranked among the top community colleges in the nation. The PCC Courier, the student newspaper, is a perennial award winner

Twelve students are elected annually by the PCC Associated Students to represent and advocate on behalf of the student body. There are 80 student clubs and organizations representing the interests of a culturally diverse student population.

In February 2017, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of School and Colleges reaffirmed PCC's status as a fully accredited institution. For more information, go to

Pasadena City College is an equity-minded learning community dedicated to enriching students' academic, personal, and professional lives through an array of degree and certificate programs, campus engagement, and customized student support.
•	A Passion for Learning — We recognize that each one of us will always be a member of the community of learners.
•	A Commitment to Integrity — We recognize that ethical behavior is a personal, institutional and societal responsibility.
•	An Appreciation for Diversity — We recognize that a diverse community of learners enriches our educational environment.
•	A Respect for Collegiality — We recognize that it takes the talents, skills and efforts of the entire campus community, as well as the participation of the broader community, to support our students in their pursuit of learning.
•	A Recognition of Our Heritage — We recognize that we draw upon the College's long-standing tradition of excellence to offer innovative services to our students and communities.

•	Successful applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
•	Successful completion of background check including Live Scan and Tuberculosis (TB) assessment/screening.
•	Pasadena Area Community College District will not sponsor any visa applications.
•	Applicants must be available for interviews at Pasadena City College at no cost to the District.
•	Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the Office of Human Resources directly at (626) 585-7388.
•	The Pasadena Area Community College District does not discriminate in the educational programs and activities operated by the District or in employment procedures and practices of the District. The Policies of Title IX as developed to date are available for inspection during normal business hours at the District office at 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.
•	Crime awareness and campus security information are available from Campus Police. (Public Law 101-542).
•	The Pasadena Area Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and the disabled.
•	An applicant, who attempts to contact individual Board members or members of the screening committee with the intent of influencing the decision of the committee or the Board, will be disqualified. General inquiries regarding the position and/or District employment should be directed to the Office of Human Resources.

PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Section 504 Employer

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Job No:
Posted: 11/24/2020
Application Due: 12/22/2020
Work Type: Full Time