CAW - Residence Supervisor - Cleaning Staff

Revision Date: October 2001
Classification: Residence Supervisor - Cleaning Staff
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


This position calls for responsible work in the cleaning and maintenance of residence buildings. The incumbent is required to direct the work of three or more cleaning staff, including the distribution of work arising from seasonal or maintenance variances or special occupancy schedules. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Household Manager.


  • Makes daily rounds of inspection and initiates requisitions for supplies required.
  • Assigns routines, directs or trains staff when necessary;
  • Keeps records of time spent by cleaning staff in various areas for billing purposes.
  • Controls supplies by keeping inventory in each supply area;
  • Performs or ensures performance of routine maintenance repairs to windows, lights, etc., or refers as required to the Physical Plant Department.
  • Does basic cleaning tasks as time allows, or arranges for commercial cleaning as required;
  • Responsible for the storage and return of luggage and other possessions of students as required.


The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • Education to an acceptable level.


  • Acceptable related experience including two years related cleaning experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to allocate and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and students.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.

"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students. 

Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period.  Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."

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