This position is responsible for all custodial services at the Zoo, to schedule, train, purchase supplies, assign and supervise the work of all employees assigned to the custodial department.
Day-to-Day Supervision - Supervise and manage tasks associated with day-to-day operation of custodial division including: scheduling, training, interviewing, hiring, and provide performance feedback and input into potential corrective action.
Prioritize Jobs - Responsible for the set-up and logistical aspects of special events, including liaison with event organizers, and catering staff for private and corporate picnics and parties.
Personnel Management - Responsible for training of employees, in all aspects of housekeeping including the use of equipment, chemicals, and the safe handling of blood borne pathogens.
Time Keeping and Scheduling - Responsible for daily work assignments, bi-weekly schedules, the recording and tracking of employee time in the Dayforce timekeeping system.
Record Keeping - Maintain accurate records and inventory of products and supplies. Maintain Data Safety Sheets for all chemicals that are used by the division in collaboration with Risk Management.
Weekend Supervisor - Oversee and run personnel and activities within the Grounds/Maintenance/Custodial Divisions on a rotating weekend and holiday schedule.
Miscellaneous - Perform other tasks as assigned including attending meetings, training sessions, and working as needed to perform tasks and assignments of front line staff.
Equipment, Tools, and Materials – Operate trucks, cars, carts, scrubbers, extractors, buffers, vacuums, and lifts.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Experience, Education, and License/Certification
High School diploma or GED required
At least five (5) years of custodial work experience required
At least three (3) years of custodial supervisory/management work experience required
Valid Wisconsin Class D Driver’s License required
Floor scrubbing and waxing experience preferred
Internal and external Customer Service experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.; ability to push and pull 150 lbs.
PG 20M Org. Unit: 9000 R. Vasquez
Milwaukee County offers competitive benefit package including group life, health and dental insurance; including major medical coverage of employees and dependents; deferred compensation and contributory pension plan, pre-tax childcare and dependent care program. Additionally, the federal government offers a loan forgiveness program for employees that serve in the public sector.