BUILDING CUSTODIAL SERVICES SERIES

 

 

                                                                                    Occ.     Work     Prob.      Effective    Last

Code No.                     Class Title                               Area     Area     Period    Date           Action

4502                   Building Service Worker                   08        026         6 mo.      02/01/07    Rev.

1848                   Building Service Sub-Foreman          08        026         6 mo.      02/01/07    Rev.

1600                   Building Service Foreman                 08        026         6 mo.      02/01/07    Rev.

3445                   Building Service Supervisor              08        026         6 mo.      02/01/07    Rev.

 

 

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Series Narrative

Employees in this series perform and/or supervise custodial services and maintenance of assigned buildings.

 

 

DESCRIPTIONS OF LEVELS OF WORK

 

Level I: Building Service Worker                                                            4502(4241)

Employees at this level perform custodial work required in the routine cleaning and upkeep of buildings. They work under direct supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

A Building Service Worker typically –

 

1.           mops, sweeps, and scrubs floors and other surfaces

 

2.           cleans, renovates, and renews floor surface finishes

 

3.           cleans and dusts furniture, tables, exhibit cases, fixtures, windows, doors, trim, and related furnishings

 

4.           washes and/or cleans window and door glass, washes interior glass, including partitions, framed pictures, and doors

 

5.           moves furniture, supplies, and miscellaneous equipment as directed

 

6.           sweeps or shovels snow from steps and walks at building entrances and connecting walks

 

7.           locks and unlocks doors to buildings, classrooms, lecture rooms, or offices

 

8.           cleans and services lavatories and rest rooms

 

9.           cleans and services smoking urns and ash trays

 

10.       collects and places debris and recyclable material removed from buildings in containers for removal

 

11.       cleans and waxes furniture

 

12.       reports items that need repair

 

13.       changes light bulbs and cleans light fixtures, as required

 

14.       provides services for maintenance of carpet floor coverings

 

15.       operates automatic scrubbers and power sweepers, including rider type, used in connection with building cleaning and also provides operator-type maintenance

 

16.       performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

Level II: Building Service Sub-Foreman                                                            1848

Employees at this level supervise an assigned group of custodial employees and perform custodial work as directed. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

A Building Service Sub-Foreman typically –

 

 

1.           provides training in various phases of work performed by lower-level custodial employees, operates and/or provides instruction in operation of power equipment (such as auto-scrubbers)

 

2.           acts for the supervisor during his/her absence, assists the supervisor in the assignment and direction of work,

 

3.           maintains operating records as required

 

4.           as assigned, may regulate and/or monitor ventilating, heating, and/or air-conditioning equipment to maintain proper ventilation, temperatures, humidity; read and check gauges, meters, thermometers, and record readings on log sheets; and check operation of building and mechanical equipment informing supervisor of needed repairs

 

5.           requisitions and is responsible for supplies and equipment

 

6.           mixes and applies cleaning and waxing compounds

 

7.           performs duties of lower level employees in this series such as, mopping, sweeping, and scrubbing floors, cleaning and waxing furniture, and collecting and disposing of refuse and related duties

 

8.           performs other related duties as assigned

 


 

Level III: Building Service Foreman                                                                  1600

Employees at this level assign and control the performance of building service work. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

A Building Service Foreman typically –

 

1.           assigns and controls the work of building service employees, inspects work of assigned personnel and directs corrective measures to secure satisfactory performance and meet established standards, evaluates job assignments and prepares reports

 

2.           determines and employs corrective measures to achieve and maintain satisfactory performance, conducts performance evaluations

 

3.           trains employees in established building services, methods, and techniques

 

4.           procures, distributes, and is responsible for security of operating supplies and equipment

 

5.           collects and submits time and operating data, with responsibility for pro­viding requested recommendations

 

6.           performs duties of lower level employees in this series

 

7.           performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

Level IV: Building Service Supervisor                                                                3445

Employees at this level supervise the work involved in building service activities (such as cleaning, floor treatment, window washing, elevator operation, general housekeeping, and other similar functions). They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

A Building Service Supervisor typically –

 

1.      supervises and controls the work of personnel assigned to building service activities and prepares daily work sheets that outline job stations and tasks to be performed by each employee, schedules personnel to meet needs of building service functions, revising assignments when necessary

 

2.      approves time cards and attendance records

 

3.      initiates disciplinary actions as necessary

 

4.      demonstrates and instructs workers in cleaning and operating techniques and procedures

 

5.      conducts periodic inventories of supplies, computes monthly consumption of goods, and estimates future needs

 

6.      assists in the development of technical standards for determining cleaning procedures and frequency of treatment, use, and upkeep, assists in the testing and evaluation of new products and machines

 

7.      performs duties of lower level employees in this series

 

8.      performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO:

 

Level I: Building Service Worker                                                            4502(4241)

 

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

None

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.      Ability to comprehend basic written instructions

 

 

Level II: Building Service Sub-Foreman                                                            1848

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      Two years of experience in building custodial work

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.           Knowledge of cleaning solutions and custodial methods

 

2.           Supervisory ability

 

3.           Ability to read and write work-related communications, reports, etc.

 

 

Level III: Building Service Foreman                                                                  1600

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      Three years of experience in building custodial work

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.           Knowledge of building services materials, methods, and procedures

 

2.           Supervisory ability

 

3.           Ability to read and write work-related communications, reports, etc.

 


 

Level IV: Building Service Supervisor                                                                3445

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      High school graduation or equivalent

 

2.      three years of experience in building service operations or related work, one year of which included the supervision of others

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.      Knowledge of accepted cleaning methods and techniques used in providing institutional building services to universities

 

2.      Ability to conduct and interpret results of tests with various kinds of cleaning equipment and supplies

 

3.      Supervisory ability

 

4.      Ability to read and write work-related communications, reports, etc.