Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Supervising JanitorREF#: WC-S-9080-14-07-S
Budget Title: same as aboveState Classified Position
Department: Campus Operations & MaintenanceState Line#: 20587
Grade: SG.11Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Status: Permanent
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Must have taken and passed the specific job related Civil Service exam and be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service list. Two years of experience in the care and maintenance of a large building. Must be able to move heavy objects weighting up to 50 lbs. (examples: trash bags, bags of salt and ice, floor machines and shoveling snow). Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. Applicants must submit their operator's license number on their application form for a motor vehicle check.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to supervise and train assigned subordinate personnel. Experience supervising. Excellent written and verbal communications. Strong computer skills.

Brief Description of Duties: The Supervising Janitor will direct in-house operational personnel as assigned in the cleaning of the Main Campus facilities to maintain and improve appearance and ensure the general safety, health and comfort of the students, faculty, and staff. The incumbent will ensure that all resources required to support the cleaning needs are provided for (including materials, equipment, and personnel) in order to complete the assigned work in the most economical, efficient, and timely manner possible with minimal inconvenience to the campus community. The successful candidate will:
  • Oversee all assigned buildings, supervising the staff to adhere to cleaning standards and cleaning procures within their assigned buildings. Routinely report maintenance deficiencies within their assigned buildings.
  • Supervise assigned staff, provide verbal and written reports as they relate to hiring, training, employee performance evaluation, personnel policy, verbal and written counseling. Plan a continual work schedule in the cleaning and care of the buildings assigned. Complete weekly time sheets for employees. Inform and instruct staff of agency policies and directives in meetings and in memoranda.
  • Inspect buildings and assigned areas for compliance with cleaning programs utilizing custodial software. Investigate complaints of unsatisfactory cleaning performance and take corrective action to avoid repetition and resolve problems. Enters work orders for any maintenance deficiencies found in their buildings.
  • Provide verbal and written instructions to staff for special requested services that vary from routine operations and ensure that staff has necessary supplies and equipment to perform tasks.
  • Prepare and supervise periodic reports such as work activity, cost reports, attendance records, and manpower utilization and advise management staff of the status of custodial operations in a timely manner.
  • Supervise the arrangement, set-up, and breakdown of premises for special events, such as graduation exercises and conferences.

Other Duties: As assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.

Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those who are interested in this position and meet the required qualifications, should submit a State employment application to:

Human Resource Services
State Classified Appointments
390 Administration Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0751


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 07/27/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: H) Service positions to include laborer or groundskeeper or janitor or cleaner.
Posting Date: 07/15/2014
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