Housekeeping Supervisor Duties
This is administrative work involving management and direction
of custodial and linen services at institution housing
Work involves supervising and directing a group of domestic and
custodial workers engaged in a variety of cleaning and laundry
tasks. This employee is responsible for the training,
assignment, direction, and supervision of a housekeeping and
custodial force and for scheduling work in such a manner as to
meet normal housekeeping requirements. Work assignments and job
orders are received by conferences, memoranda, or requests. An
employee in this class must use considerable independent
judgment based on experience in planning and assigning
housekeeping work. All work is performed under general
administrative direction and is reviewed by conferences,
discussion of work problems, occasional inspection, and
observation of results obtained.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, lays out, schedules, and assigns the work of a group of
housekeepers and custodial workers performing a variety of
custodial and miscellaneous housekeeping services such as
cleaning, scrubbing, mopping and washing rooms, toilets,
hallways, and other areas.
Conducts training which familiarizes custodial workers with
particular problems involved in housekeeping and custodial
services in a housing facility.
Holds conferences with assistants and superiors; makes frequent
inspections of the building, including room, toilets, storage
spaces, hallways, fixtures, and equipment to observe the results
of work of the staff.
Requisitions linen and supplies; supervises laundry service,
window washing, and trash disposal.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school and considerable
experience in responsible supervisory positions in housekeeping
work, including some administrative experience; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of materials, implements, and devices used in
building cleaning operations.
Thorough knowledge of effective supervisory methods and
Ability to plan, assign, supervise, and inspect the work of a
large group of subordinate personnel.
Ability to instruct new employees in custodial techniques.
Ability to work from written and oral instructions, to make
changes in the work program, and to meet frequent changes in
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with employees and heads of the various