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Supervisor Facilities and Janitorial Services

The Washington Post
Springfield, VA
Closing date
Nov 4, 2022

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Job Description

Front line supervisor of building services and facilities. Working position that also supervises and communicates with direct reports, communicates with planners, customers, and management. Lend guidance to workers on daily tasks to be completed. Ensure that the building, grounds, and workspace is safe and functional. Inspect and maintain facilities. Complete shift reports, maintain proper time keeping, ensure shifts are properly staffed.

Tasks Performed:
  • Lead, coach, mentor, motivate and inspire direct reports to achieve optimum results
  • Ensure compliance to the schedule for building up keep and scheduled work.
  • Communicate with the customer to understand issues, maintain uptime, ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain a culture of safety by auditing for PPE compliance, coaching employees through difficult jobs, ensuring the right tools are being used, and discussing safety regularly. Be involved in correcting safety issues throughout the plant.
  • Complete time keeping correctly.
  • Strive for continuous improvement throughout the facility.
  • Frequent use of a fork truck to load trailers with waste and recycling.
  • Snow removal, including plowing, salting, shoveling.
  • Running the compactors.
  • Use Outlook to schedule trailer loads.
  • Use Microsoft Office products to maintain schedules.
  • Meet the Department KPI's.
  • Monitor the safety and cleanliness of interior and exterior areas, such as offices, bathrooms, locker rooms, conference rooms, break areas, parking lots, and outdoor areas
  • Share knowledge up and down the org chart and across shifts.
  • Directs, monitors, and appraises the performance of all direct reports, provides regular feedback to direct reports in the form of annual reviews, quarterly reviews, and informal feedback sessions.
  • Collaborating with building owners and upper management on budgeting for facilities needs
  • Coordinates facilities work with other departments to ensure jobs get completed according to specification of the job.
  • Maintain a safety-first attitude.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • College or technical degree a plus
  • 3-5 years of management experience in facilities or maintenance
  • 1-3 years previous industrial cleaning experience
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service while problem solving
  • Great time management, organization, and prioritization abilities

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Thank you for your interest in a career with The Washington Post. We invite you to review all of our open positions to find the one that's right for you. We look forward to receiving your resume!

Since it first began publication more than 130 years ago, The Washington Post has grown into one of the most storied and respected news organizations in the world. A subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, today's Post is the indispensable guide to Washington. In print, we enjoy the highest penetration of any major metropolitan newspaper in the United States. On the web, we have the third largest news website with 17 million unique visitors each month, and have recently launched a celebrated news app for the iPad. We serve Washington in all media, on any platform, including paid products, events, and tailored content.

More broadly, The Washington Post Company delivers quality products to today's students, readers and viewers. What unites our company is the immediacy of our products and services, created by teachers and tutors at Kaplan; reporters and editors at our media properties; and associates at Cable ONE.
Washington Post Media views its employees as its most valuable asset and provides a comprehensive benefits package to promote healthy and balanced lives at work and at home. We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for training and career advancement and an outstanding, progressive benefits package including:
Health and dental benefits
Flexible healthcare and dependent care spending accounts
401(k) and company-funded cash balance plan
Life and disability insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Adoption assistance
Domestic partner benefits
Employee assistance program
Employee referral program

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1301 K Street, N.W.

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