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Performs supervisory work in the provision of linen services and cleaning of institution buildings and facilities.
Work involves responsibility for assisting in the planning, and for directing, assigning, and supervising the work of a large staff in the cleaning of rooms in buildings and facilities, and the provision of linen services. This individual conducts inspections of work to insure quality and conformity to requirements. Work also includes maintaining records and preparing reports, hiring employees, and making recommendations for terminations. Work is performed under general administrative supervision. Work assignments are received through conferences, oral request, and by written memoranda. Work is reviewed by observation of results and comments of users of housekeeping services.


Plans, directs, and supervises the work of a group of custodians in the cleaning of buildings and facilities and provision of linen services.

Inspects rooms, halls, and laundry room to insure proper cleaning and laundering.

Maintains simple records on employees' time and linen used.

Interviews and hires new domestic workers; recommends terminations.

Performs related work as required.


Graduation from a standard high school; and some supervisory housekeeping experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Considerable knowledge of materials, supplies, equipment, and practices used in cleaning of buildings and appurtenances.

Considerable knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques.

Ability to understand and follow instructions.

Ability to maintain good working relationships with subordinates, superiors, and other employees.

Ability to maintain records and to prepare and submit reports.



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