Custodial Supervisor - Facilities Worker


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College Overview

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits that empower us to be productive and caring members of our society.

HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the foundation for the life changing and transformational education we offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we serve.

HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus campus has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recognized with the 2012 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, was one of just five finalists in the U.S. for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Student Success Award, and was presented with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Good Neighbor Awards in 2009 for the Culinary Conference Center, in 2012 for the North Hudson Campus, and in 2015 for the award-winning Gabert Library. In 2016 the Gabert Library was one of three academic libraries in the United States to receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and in 2019 the Tutoring Center received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream as part of its expanding effort toward continuous improvement in student success.

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all its forms.



Facilities; reports to Facilities Manager.


Position Summary

Leads, coordinates, and performs various custodial and janitorial work for various campus buildings/ locations to ensure optimal operating efficiency and cost effectiveness of custodial operations across the College. Effective customer service skills and practical knowledge of various cleaning/janitorial methods and procedures required. Knowledge of federal, state, and local policies and procedures directly related to custodial, trash removal/recycling, etc. required.  Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with employees and management at all levels on a regular basis, along with effective organization, prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills required.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required with a minimum of three years of hands-on experience in custodial/ janitorial operations and services.
  • Prior work experience in a lead or supervisory role preferred. Prior work experience in coordinating the activities of an outsourced staff also preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally diverse population and to effectively and respectfully function and communicate within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Bilingual/Spanish preferred.
  • Salary: $38,000
  • NJ First Residency Act Applies: As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Follows, observes, and enforces applicable operating and safety regulations in providing custodial and janitorial services for various campus buildings/locations in strict compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and ordinances and ensuring adherence to College and industry standards.
  • Responds to work orders received from Facilities management; maintains a daily work order system, prioritizes and assigns work to outsourced custodial staff, or personally completes work to ensure the cleanliness and safety of College facilities at all times, overall customer satisfaction, and adherence to work order completion deadlines.
  • Serves as liaison with outsourced vendor for the provision of custodial/janitorial services to all campus buildings/locations. Leads outsourced custodial staff in providing janitorial cleaning services, trash removal and/or recycling, medical waste removal, exterminating, furniture/equipment/building physical moves, snow removal services, etc.  As necessary, accompanies custodial/janitorial staff during service performance to inspect and ensure the quality and timely completion of work.
  • In accordance with College needs and established completion deadlines, coordinates or personally performs packaging, shipping and delivery of large/heavy packages, furniture, textbooks, donated materials and supplies, etc., to designated receiving locations; all aspects of small-to-large scale furniture and equipment moves both within and outside of the College; preparation and set-up of onsite and offsite College special events (commencement exercises, course registrations, fund raisers, student orientations, etc.); e.g., cleans/prepares location both before and after the event; removes, replaces, and sets-up furniture, tables, chairs, podiums, signage, etc.; packs, transports, and unpacks various event equipment and materials; emergency requests for custodial/janitorial services.
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of materials, supplies, equipment, tools, uniforms, etc. Safely operates all tools and equipment; provides training and guidance to outsourced custodial staff regarding the safe operation of all tools and equipment.  Ensures proper care in the use, maintenance, and storage of equipment, supplies, and chemicals to ensure a safe work environment at all times.
  • Coordinates College asset inventory and disposal activities in accordance with established procedures. Maintains current and accurate records of College inventory, ensures all inventory is properly tagged for asset insurance purposes, determines the usability of old furniture, and properly disposes or places old furniture in College inventory for re-use.   Prepares asset inventory reports for review by Controller on a timely basis.
  • Coordinates annual auction of College furniture and equipment in accordance with N.J. State policies and procedures. Arranges for public viewing of auction items; retrieves, cleans, prepares, and delivers auction items to auction site; interacts with potential bidders to provide general information regarding auction items, etc.
  • Effectively communicates with all levels of employees and management, faculty, outside contractors, vendors, suppliers, Purchasing Department, etc., regarding custodial/janitorial operations and services.
  • Provides assistance, support, and information to Facilities management in ongoing custodial/janitorial operations and services. Provides recommendations regarding the continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate documentation of work performed and ensures that outsourced custodial staff follow proper documentation procedures.
  • May provide recommendations to Facilities management regarding vendor contract renewals and agreements, as necessary. May obtain vendor bids and make onsite vendor visits.
  • Projects a positive self-image of technical skill, appearance, confidentiality, courtesy, conduct, honesty, fairness, and personal integrity at all times.
  • Coordinates and/or performs other custodial activities, as required. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by College and departmental needs.


Review of applications to begin:

To begin immediately. Position will be open until filled.



For full consideration please a send resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to Ilya Ashmyan, Executive Director Engineering and Operations via email at IashmyanFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.


As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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