Supervisor of Custodial and Maintenance Operations

Job | Posted 22 days ago
Start Date
Valid Through
Position Areas
School District/Cooperative



The Supervisor of Custodial and Maintenance Operation is responsible for the daily operation of all custodial and maintenance services including the supervision of staff, scheduling, assigning, tracking and inspecting all assigned work and related activities at all building locations.


  • Ensure the safety of students
  • Assists in development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures and standards of work
  • Provides direction to grounds and custodial employees, ensuring delivery of a full range of building and grounds maintenance and repair, and supportive work functions
  • Supervises custodial and maintenance staff to include assigning and monitoring of required duties, scheduling of coverage, inspection of assignments, and evaluation of performance
  • Monitor building activities in compliance with district objectives and quality control standards and work practices
  • Oversee districtwide building preventative maintenance programs performed by staff, vendors and trade contractors for compliance, quality and completeness
  • Recommendation changes in supplies, equipment or procedures to improve safety or to reduce costs
  • Investigate, document and report all unusual occurrences to the Director of Facilities
  • Assist with interviewing, selecting and training newly hired Facility staff
  • Assists the Director of Facilities in developing the department's annual budget
  • Oversee management of inventory of supplies and equipment
  • Identify, recommend, and oversee priority projects and/or repairs both urgent and non-urgent
  • Ensure all building and equipment are OSHA and safety compliant
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Update Director of Facilities and administrators of building issues as needed/required
  • Respond to emergencies during regular and after work hours, as needed/required
  • Assume responsibility for facilities management in absence of Director
  • Attends and/or facilitates meetings and/or trainings to staff or the purposes of professional development and/or new work assignments on an on-going basis
  • Other related duties as assigned by Director of Facilities, Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendent
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a role model
  • Practice professional and ethical behaviors in accordance with Windham Board of Education Policies
  • Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
  • Make contact with the public with tact and diplomacy
  • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation
  • Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner
  • Maintain a level of approachability by administration and staff
  • Carry paging device and/or cell phone as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Facilities, Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendent
  • Associates degree or 5 year’s work experience, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Three (3) years’ management experience, building, maintenance and/or custodial preferred
  • Valid Connecticut Class 2 driver’s license
  • Facility Management certification preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Requires good knowledge of financial terms and principles for operation and capital expenditure budgeting.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and /or Windham Board of Education may find appropriate
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of standardized best practices for janitorial and maintenance programs
  • Knowledge of standard custodial/maintenance practices, procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of Supervisory principles
  • Knowledge on Workplace safety including but not limited to understanding Risk Assessment, Method of Statement, Safety Data Sheets.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret service agreement documents, solve problems involving several options in situations requiring advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Working knowledge of architectural, office layout plan. Working knowledge of leases, sourcing contracts and related documents
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
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Windham Public Schools

It is the policy of the Windham Public Schools to ensure equal employment opportunity to every person regardless of  race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual preference or physical and mental disability; and to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students  and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities.

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Windham Public Schools

355 High St. Unit B , Willimantic, CT 06226

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355 High Street, Unit B , WILLIMANTIC, CT 06226