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Area Manager

Area Manager

Job Description

Job Summary: The incumbent's primary job responsibility will be the management of an assigned area or multiple areas. Specific responsibilities include work-scheduling of all account personnel, establishing work standards, conducting site evaluations/audits, overall inventory/equipment usage, budget control, employee performance appraisals, troubleshooting/problem solving, orientation/training of Account Supervisors and support personnel, customer relations, and special project work as requested. This individual will also ensure that all managed services are being provided in a proper and cost effective manner.

Major Duties: (Essential Functions):

  • Oversee custodial operations.

  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with customer.

  • Ensure proper usage of supplies and equipment through the training and development of supervisors and employees.

  • Monitor daily work hours.

  • Be able to operate and teach subordinates how to safely operate and maintain all types of cleaning machinery and equipment.

  • Train employees how to safely use chemicals and agents.

  • Adhere to company guidelines for employee discipline and termination procedures.

  • Provide safe working environment for the employees.

  • Respond to emergency situations in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Resolve and follow-up on all complaints/issues.

  • Conduct building inspections.

  • Perform various administrative duties.

  • Handle other assignments as directed by site Manager.

  • Schedule and monitor periodic work.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Bachelor's Degree OR related experience AND three to five years supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Strong commitment to high level service and quality standards.

  2. Proficient written and verbal communication skills.

  3. Demonstrated ability to coach, motivate, develop and lead a team.

  4. Ability to plan, organize, direct and delegate.

  5. Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

  6. Strong sense of urgency; self-directed.

  7. Experience managing custodial operations in an educational environment.

  8. Must pass background check.


  • Ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods. Requires bending, stooping, reaching up, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Possible exposure to chemicals requiring special clothing or safety equipment.

A criminal background check, results of which are not necessarily a bar to employment, and a drug screen are required.  

Related Keywords: custodial, janitorial, supervisor, manager, account manager, facilities

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Strategy - Planning, General Labor, Professional Services
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries, Hospitality, Hotel - Resort
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 164903-2
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Area Manager

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