Job Details

University of Texas at El Paso
  • Position Number: 3059067
  • Location: El Paso, TX
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Building Services/Housekeeping Supervisor

Job ID: 7895
Location: El Paso, TX
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: $RegTemp

FLSA Status

Posting End Date
Open until filled

Earliest Start Date
June 1, 2022

$35,568 annually

Hours per Week
40 hours weekly (flexibility required for evenings/weekends as needed)

Hiring Department
Union Services

Required Application Materials
A resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references are required to apply.

Please submit all documents in a single PDF file to be considered.

Purpose of Position
Directs institutional housekeeping program to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive conditions of establishment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. Keeps internal areas and exterior entry areas of buildings in clean and orderly condition. Maintains an orderly, clean and aesthetically pleasing environment within our buildings for our students, faculty, staff, and customers.

Essential Functions
Supervises Building Attendant/Custodial personnel and projects.

Establishes standards and procedures for work of Building/Custodial staff.

Inspects and evaluates physical condition of establishment; submits to management recommendations for painting, repairs, furnishings, relocation of equipment, and reallocation of space.

Purchases and inventories shop supplies, machinery, and equipment; investigates new and improved cleaning instruments and methods. Provides training and safety protocols on use of equipment, chemicals, etc.

Assist with university special projects or new programs as required (i.e.; Recycling Program).

Carries two-way radio and cell phone.

Must be available for "On-Call Duty."

On occasion, may need to perform Building attendant/Custodial duties.

Interprets and assigns work order specifications to personnel and plans work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and service.

Estimates labor and material cost; reports the estimate to superior and work order initiator.

Interprets and translates company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations by conducting safety meetings.

Coordinates with other trades and department supervisors on work projects and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job.

Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and working conditions to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.

Analyzes and resolves work problems.

Attends weekly department staff meetings and performs performance evaluations for direct reports.

Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

Handles customer complaints.

Maintains timecards and attendance reports for proper entry into timekeeping software and Peoplesoft.

Flexible work schedule required for evenings, weekends, depending on events and/or department needs.

Other duties as assigned.

Complies with all State and University policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises employees in the Building Attendant/Custodial Department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Required Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Three to five years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Communication Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn to use institutional software systems.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must possess a valid driver's license issued by the State where the applicant resides and must be insurable as defined in the UT System BPM 16-05-02.

Other Qualifications:

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred and occasional travel may be required.

Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee will occasionally be required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.The employee will occasionally go up and down stairs carrying up to 25 lbs. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. May be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment to include: Steel toe or Non-slippery shoes, eye protection, and rubber or leather gloves.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and humid conditions and occasional to inclement weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes, dust or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; exposure to potential communicable diseases and blood born pathogen exposure; and risk of electrical shock, high pitched noise and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Information
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

EO/AA Statement
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

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