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Custodial Supervisor

Springfield Museums Corporation Springfield, MA

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Job Description

The Springfield Museums has an immediate opening for a Custodial Supervisor who will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the daily custodial functions in order to maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of assigned buildings through a variety of routine custodial work such as sweeping, mopping, washing, dusting, stripping buffing floors, shoveling snow, along with other similar duties as assigned. This is a hands-on position as a working supervisor.

 

Essential functions of the position include bit are not limited to the following:

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities, coordinate and oversee the daily custodial functions throughout the Museums’ buildings.
  • Provide custodial/ janitorial supervision that display effective leadership skills to ensure the timely completion of staff custodial duties.
  • Develop and maintain a check list comprised of daily, weekly, monthly, etc. assigned duties.
  • Perform weekly inspection of properties to ensure adequate custodial services. Responsible for following-up with custodians regarding issues of substandard performance.
  • Develop and maintain a custodial supplies inventory.
  • Train individuals hired as custodial staff.
  • Participate in the interviewing process of custodial candidates. Provide input to supervisor regarding, performance and general personnel issues regarding custodial staff.
  • Perform the following duties in the capacity of the “Custodial Floater”:
  • Sweep and/or vacuum, mop, wax and buff floors; wash, dust and/or polish woodwork, windows, walls, sinks, toilets, or other furniture or fixtures as assigned; remove trash and other items to be trashed. Work from regular cleaning schedule, clipboard, work requests, or verbal instructions.
  • Maintain area outside building as assigned; shovel snow or spread sand/salt as needed and operate company owed vehicle to plow all Museum owned properties. Weed as necessary, remove debris/leaves or use blower to clean sidewalks. Respond to emergencies such as snow and ice removal, water damage, etc. to ensure adequate safety conditions.
  • Perform set-ups of chairs, tables, equipment, etc. for routine meetings, classes, or programs. Clean area after meeting, classes or programs. Move/relocate furniture, books, or other objects for special projects such as renovations, using hand trucks or dollies.
  • Assist with the delivery and removal of exhibits.
  • Maintain adequate restroom and cleaning supplies, including those to be stored in supply area. Maintaining adequate amount in storage to perform duties. Maintain order and neatness in work areas; detect and report defective equipment or other questionable matters to supervisor.
  • Perform various tasks as required or requested, such as changing light bulbs; unplugging sinks, toilets, or assisting other staff members as needed.
  • The incumbent of this position is considered essential personnel. In the event of inclement weather or emergencies the individual filling this position will be required to report to work.
  • Perform other similar duties as required or requested by supervisor.

 

Qualifications include but are not limited to the following:

  • A High School diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods, supplies, and equipment.
  • The ability to read, interpret, and follow directions.
  • Ability to: operate various cleaning and snow removal equipment; shovel snow; climb ladders, and lift items weighing up to 70 pounds.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish speaking preferred.

 

Benefits Include:

  • Healthcare: medical, dental, vision
  • 100 % employer paid Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Term and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Retirement plan 401(k)
  • Free parking
  • Family Membership to the Springfield Museums
  • Generous discounts for Museum School courses
  • Museum Store discount 

 

Interested candidates should submit their letter of application to: rlyon@springfieldmuseums.org by Monday, October 25, 2021.

The Springfield Museums is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability status or any other protected area. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.

The Springfield Museums are closely following the guidelines set by the CDC and Massachusetts regarding COVID-19, and we are requiring that everyone on-site wear masks and adhere to social distancing rules.

 

Company Description
The Springfield Museums is a multidisciplinary, nonprofit organization comprised of five separate museums representing the disciplines of art, history, and science. The Museums were founded in 185 and have evolved with each new generation of visitors. The Springfield Museums’ first freestanding museum building, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, opened to the public in 1896 as a space devoted to sharing the beauty of global cultures with the people of this city. This initial purpose has expanded to include themes of innovation, STEM learning, and literacy acquisition across many disciplines all intertwined with playful, transformative, and inspiring learning. Today, more than 450,000 annual visitors benefit from permanent collections, changing exhibitions, educational programs, and special events at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, the Springfield Science Museum, the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History, and the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum.

The Museums house rich, deep and varied collections that, especially when facilitated by our remarkable education staff, help visitors of all ages expand their understanding of other cultures, the natural world, and how history, arts, and science play a part in our daily lives. We strive for universal participation, welcoming diverse visitors from many communities and of all abilities. As a trusted community hub and educational partner, we work to make our resources accessible to all with relevant, relatable story telling. The Museums also actively pursue anti-racist practices, working to ensure those who have been under-represented have a voice and presence in every aspect of the Museums systems.

With an eye on equity, the Museums aim to make our resources accessible to all people, especially people from our neighborhood – all Springfield city residents, 31% who live below poverty level, receive free admission. Additionally, veterans and active service military receive free admission, EBT recipients from any state receive $3 admission, and registered human service agencies can bring clients at no cost. We provide complimentary passes to over 250 non-profit organizations for their own fundraising efforts. The Springfield Museums are a Universal Participation designated organization championing arts access through accessibility and inclusion. The Museums and Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden are situated “Smithsonian-style” on a 5.4 acre park known as the Quadrangle in downtown Springfield.

For more information about the Springfield Museums please go to: springfieldmuseums.org.

Springfield Museums Corporation

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Five museums, beautiful grounds, and great employees make it a pleasure to come to work each day!

The Springfield Museums is a multidisciplinary, nonprofit organization comprised of five separate museums representing the disciplines of art, history, and science. The Museums were founded in 185 and have evolved with each new generation of visitors. The Springfield Museums’ first freestanding museum building, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, opened to the public in 1896 as a space devoted to sharing the beauty of global cultures with the people of this city. This initial purpose has expanded to include themes of innovation, STEM learning, and literacy acquisition across many disciplines all intertwined with playful, transformative, and inspiring learning. Today, more than 450,000 annual visitors benefit from permanent collections, changing exhibitions, educational programs, and special events at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, the Springfield Science Museum, the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History, and the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. The Museums house rich, deep and varied collections that, especially when facilitated by our remarkable education staff, help visitors of all ages expand their understanding of other cultures, the natural world, and how history, arts, and science play a part in our daily lives. We strive for universal participation, welcoming diverse visitors from many communities and of all abilities. As a trusted community hub and educational partner, we work to make our resources accessible to all with relevant, relatable story telling. The Museums also actively pursue anti-racist practices, working to ensure those who have been under-represented have a voice and presence in every aspect of the Museums systems. With an eye on equity, the Museums aim to make our resources accessible to all people, especially people from our neighborhood – all Springfield city residents, 31% who live below poverty level, receive free admission. Additionally, veterans and active service military receive free admission, EBT recipients from any state receive $3 admission, and registered human service agencies can bring clients at no cost. We provide complimentary passes to over 250 non-profit organizations for their own fundraising efforts. The Springfield Museums are a Universal Participation designated organization championing arts access through accessibility and inclusion. The Museums and Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden are situated “Smithsonian-style” on a 5.4 acre park known as the Quadrangle in downtown Springfield. For more information about the Springfield Museums please go to: springfieldmuseums.org.

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21 Edwards St.

Springfield, MA
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