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Job ID: 147694

Building Service Foreman
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Oct. 14, 2020
Title Building Service Foreman
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Building Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Primary Function
Assume responsibility for supervising, coordinating, training, and directing Building Service Workers in performing custodial and sanitation services for the University

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)
Supervise, coordinate, assign and direct Building Service Workers in performing custodial and sanitation services for the University. Review and approve time cards, vacation requests, and other leaves of absence. Conduct performance evaluations for assigned staff.

By example and instruction, ensure that all work is performed in a safe manner. Ensure that the department’s methods and guidelines for washroom cleaning and sanitizing, floor care, carpet care, and all other sanitation procedures are strictly adhered to.

Procure and distribute the necessary job related supplies and monitor their proper usage. Assume responsibility for the instruction of proper operation, maintenance, cleaning and storage of all equipment. Recommend proper supplies and equipment for the department’s use.

Maintain continuing review and evaluation of buildings on campus through daily inspections and interface regularly with building users to ensure their needs are being met. Ensure that all janitor’s rooms and storage areas are organized and free of trash. Report all repair needs of equipment and building areas.

Conduct individual and group training sessions with employees to assure proper departmental cleaning procedures are being utilized. Attend departmental meetings. Conduct regular meetings with crew to communicate changes in methods, materials, operations, or policies.

This individual will perform his/her duties under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Building Services. The VP of Administration & Finance may advise in determining priorities for the position in conjunction with the Building Services Supervisor.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position
1. High school graduation or equivalent.
2. Three years (36 months) of experience in building custodial work.

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