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First Service Residental- Janitorial & Maintenance Supervisor

Updated: Jan 25

The following information was provided by First Service Residental

Job Title: Janitorial and Maintenance Supervisor

Hours: Wednesday – Sunday (6AM – 3PM)

Compensation: $20-23/hr

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Job Overview:  

The Janitorial and Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of our janitorial and maintenance staff, ensuring a clean, safe, and well-maintained environment for our clients.

FirstService Residential will compensate the successful candidate in accordance with the posted range. The salary or wage paid to the successful candidate will be commensurate with experience, education, and specific job responsibilities. For positions designated at a client's property, the salary or wage will also be premised upon the client's directive. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Your Responsibilities:

The job duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by positions in this job  classification. Not all duties assigned to every position are included, nor is it expected that all positions will be assigned every duty.

 Supervision and Leadership:

  • Lead and manage a team of janitorial and maintenance staff.

  • Provide guidance, training, and support to ensure high performance and productivity.

  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.

Operational Oversight:

  • Develop and implement efficient cleaning and maintenance schedules.

  • Ensure all work meets quality standards and client expectations.

  • Conduct regular inspections to identify areas for improvement.

Staff Scheduling:

  • Create and manage work schedules for janitorial and maintenance personnel.

  • Coordinate coverage for special projects, events, and emergencies.

  • Monitor attendance and address any scheduling conflicts.

Inventory and Supplies Management:

  • Monitor and manage inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment.

  • Place orders for supplies and equipment as needed.

  • Ensure cost-effective procurement practices.

Safety and Compliance:

  • Enforce safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a hazard-free workplace.

  • Stay informed about industry regulations and ensure compliance.

  • Conduct regular safety training sessions for staff.

Client Communication:

  • Maintain regular communication with clients to address their specific needs.

  • Handle client concerns or requests promptly and professionally.

  • Provide updates on completed tasks and ongoing projects.

 Budget Management:

  • Assist in budget planning and management for janitorial and maintenance activities.

  • Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality.

Problem Resolution:

  • Address and resolve operational issues in a timely manner.

  • Collaborate with other departments to find solutions to complex problems.

In addition to the above duties, this position will also be supervising and working with a

maintenance technician. At times, this position will need to assist or complete maintenance work

orders consisting of painting, plumbing, and other miscellaneous work orders.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish (written and verbal).

  • Proven experience in a supervisory role within the janitorial or maintenance industry.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

  • Knowledge of cleaning techniques, equipment, and maintenance procedures.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.

  • Familiarity with safety regulations and compliance.

  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.

  • Proven experience and expertise in painting, plumbing, woodworking, concrete repair, and

  • electrical work.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new tasks.

  • Physical stamina and the ability to perform manual labor as needed.

  • Possession of a valid driver's license may be required.

Education & Experience:

  • Possesses a high school diploma or equivalent work experience.

  • Bilingual in both English and Spanish (written and verbal),

  • Knowledge of the safe practices, methods, tools, and materials of the janitorial and maintenance industry.

  • Technical training or certification in a relevant field is a plus but not required.

Supervisor Responsibility:

  • Supervise Janitorial and Maintenance Technicians.

Physical Requirements and Working Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in a variety of environmental conditions, with exposure to outdoor temperatures, weather variations, traffic and equipment noise, equipment vibrations, vehicle and/or chemical fumes, chemicals such as cleaning solvents and grease, machinery and their moving parts and dust.

  • Work duties require the ability to stand or walk on hard surfaces for frequent and prolonged periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Some exposure to dust and noise.

  • Some heavy lifting, standing, climbing.

  • Must be able to move, bend, stoop, push/pull as appropriate for this physical job.

  • Must have finger dexterity.

  • Must be able to drive throughout the Community and run errands outside the community if requested.

  • The work environment characteristics are normal maintenance conditions.

  • Occasional overtime may be required.

  • Consistent and regular attendance required.

  • Based on business needs, schedule may change, including working on weekends and holidays.

Tools & Equipment Used:

  • General office equipment.

  • General janitorial and maintenance equipment/tools

  • General PPE

  • Phone


  • Valid California State Driver’s License and state-mandated insurance.

  • Must have reliable transportation.

What We Offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans (full time and part time 30+ hours)

  • Part time 20+ hours qualify for dental and vision

  • 401K match

  • Time off including vacation, sick, and company paid holidays

  • Pet insurance available

  • Verizon discount

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Legal services

  • Free emotional wellbeing and daily life assistance support for all associates

  • Domestic partner coverage

  • Health savings account

  • Flexible spending account

About Us:

FirstService Residential transforms the property management landscape by providing professional association management services to over 9,000 residential communities across the United States and Canada.

Our dedication to associate satisfaction and growth is recognized by our Great Place to Work certification, exemplifying our commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive workplace culture. Our 19,000 associates can count on competitive salaries, top-tier medical, dental, and retirement benefits, career training, and support for continued professional development. 

Experience exceptional service with a fulfilling career in property management with FirstService Residential.

To learn more about our company and culture, please visit


The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties, and responsibilities to this job at any time.

FirstService Residential is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances. All offers of employment with FirstService Residential are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

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