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Crew Chief

Company: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

53457BRAuto req ID:53457BRJob Code:220002 Crew Chief A Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Crew ChiefSub-Unit: Salary Grade ( :000Time Status:Full-time Union:01 - Serv Emp Int Loc 615-Custodial Basic Qualifications:At least five years year cleaning industry experience required and a proven history of providing responsive customer support in all phases of custodial and related building operations. Additional Qualifications and Skills:Must demonstrate strong leadership, judgment and decision making skills. Must have demonstrated mastery of the proper operation and maintenance of all primary floor care and carpet cleaning equipment. Must be able to routinely communicate clearly in English (verbally and in writing) with co-workers and customers in a professional environment. Must observe and comply with all standard safety codes and practices and perform work in accordance with recognized industry and university standards. Must be quality focused and customer service oriented. Must be available to respond to off-hour emergencies as needed. Required to wear a clean, neat uniform and maintain a professional image at all times. Required to wear safety equipment and clothing when appropriate and/or required.Additional Information: Harvard Medical School Mission and Community Values ( This position is eligible for a shift differential Harvard Medical school cannot provide visa sponsorship for this position. Department:Custodial ServicesPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, IdentitySchedule:40 hours per week | 10:00pm to 6:30am | Monday-Friday | This position is eligible for shift differential payJob Function:Facilities Job-Specific Responsibilities:Performs routine and specialized cleaning of academic and non-academic spaces, including but not limited to: offices, dormitories, laboratories, libraries, athletic facilities, classroom and assembly spaces, restrooms, common areas and entryways, as assigned. Maintains all assigned areas in a clean, orderly, and sanitary manner. Sanitizes bathroom surfaces, fixtures, and food handling/preparation areas. Restocks restroom and kitchen area consumable supplies daily. Broom sweeps, dry/damp/wet mops hard surface floors and stairs as assigned. Dusts and/or washes furniture, walls, and horizontal surfaces. Vacuums and shampoos carpeted floor surfaces using light and/or heavy-duty vacuums. Empties and cleans trash and recycling receptacles and moves trash and recyclables to designated pick-up points. Strips, waxes and burnishes floors using power floor machines. May move furniture/prepare set ups. May be required to clear snow from immediate entryways of buildings during winter months. Washes interior windows and first floor exterior windows. May be assigned to work independently or as part of a team under the guidance and direction of the Area Supervisor and/or other Crew Chief. In addition to Custodian responsibilities detailed above, performs the following: Under the supervision of management, issues daily assignments to custodial crew members for a building or group of buildings. Inspects and monitors the quality and timely completion of assigned work and provides additional direction, as needed. Provides training for crew members in proper cleaning methods, techniques, and building operation requirements. Requisitions custodial supplies, maintains records of work schedules and work performed, as required. Secures, distributes and tracks keys to crew members. Reports needed repairs, unsafe conditions and/or malfunctions to building operations or maintenance personnel. Updates area supervisor on status of cleaning operations, resource needs, and emerging staff issues.School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Physical Requirements: Ability to perform repetitive tasks as listed in the Duties and Responsibilities. Such tasks require repetitive stooping, bending, reaching and carrying, especially to vacuum, sweep and mop stairwells, perform high and low dusting or cleaning, etc. Must be able to tolerate dust and other airborne particles as well as approved cleaning chemicals. Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lb. routinely, on a daily basis. May be required to lift and carry five gallon pails of cleaning liquids at various times (weighing up to 40lbs.) May be required to move furniture or other heavy objects for extended periods of time. Performs snow removal assignments including shoveling, sweeping and applying ice melt or sand. May be required to operate equipment, including heavy floor machines.

Keywords: Harvard University, Cambridge , Crew Chief, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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