Custodial Supervisor @ Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Brooklyn, NY

Job Overview

11 days ago

Custodial Supervisor

Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Brooklyn, NY

Position Title:

Custodial Supervisor

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Department: *

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Reports to: *

Facilities

Senior Manager of Security & Custodial Services

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FLSA Status*:

Nonexempt; union

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Position Description: *

Under general supervision, the custodial supervisor performs work of ordinary difficulty and responsibility supervising the cleaning and maintenance of buildings, their furnishings, and their immediate grounds. The custodial supervisor oversees a small- to medium-sized group of employees, principally cleaners, engaged in cleaning and maintaining Garden buildings and their furnishings. The custodial supervisor provides supervision to the custodial team during BBG’s festivals and all public programming.

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Primary Responsibilities: *

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Inspect work of subordinates to ensure maximum efficiency, economy, and quality of work.

  • Prepare work schedules utilizing institutional tracking systems.
  • Store and issue supplies.
  • Train or arrange training for new employees.
  • Maintain records and prepare required reports.
  • Oversee the use and maintenance of cleaning equipment such as compactors, extractors, buffing machines, and vacuum cleaners, etc.
  • Oversee custodial staff during BBG festivals, events, and all public programming in accordance with existing scheduling and overtime provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Operate motor vehicle to remove, collect, and dispose of trash and debris from the Garden’s interior and exterior, and to inspect the work of junior building custodians assigned to these tasks.
  • Operate motor vehicles on NYC streets to travel to DSNY sites when necessary for recycling duties.
  • Perform custodial and maintenance work.
  • Ensure that all appropriate safety procedures are observed in the performance of tasks.
  • Perform other related duties or special projects as directed.

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Primary Schedule: *

Saturday: 4 p.m.–12 a.m.
Sunday: OFF
Monday: OFF
Tuesday: 12–8 p.m.
Wednesday: 12–8 p.m.
Thursday: 12–8 p.m.
Friday: 12–8 p.m.

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Schedule will be subject to change based on departmental needs.

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Qualifications: *

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High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum three years of full-time paid experience in cleaning
  • Supervisory experience a plus
  • Ability to pass written and/or practical test
  • Possession of a motor vehicle driver’s license valid in the state of New York
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays and occasional overtime

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How to Apply: *

Applications submitted without a résumé and cover letter will not be considered.
Please go to bbg.org/about/careers to apply for the position. No telephone calls for position inquiries, please. Applicants with disabilities who need assistance with the online system may contact Human Resources at [email protected]
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden requires all employees be vaccinated and therefore, new hires must provide proof of vaccination prior to their first day of employment. If you believe that you may have an exemption from the vaccine mandate by federal or state law, please contact HR.

Job Type: Full-time

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