Environmental Services/Custodial Manager (Temporary)

System ID
Environmental Services / Custodial
Relocation Type
Employment Status

Unit Description

Sodexo Energy & Resource is seeking a Temporary Environmental Services/Custodial Manager with experience managing nighttime janitorial teams at a global Oil & Gas client in Richmond, CA. 


The ideal candidate demonstrates excellent communication, teamwork, and high-quality cleaning standards while managing a team of 50 employees. The work assignment will last approximately 6-12 monthswith the strong possibility of being brought on as a full-time team member. The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 3 pm to 11 pm.


Are You the One?


Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Environmental Services Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Directs nighttime custodial operations to ensure employees have appropriate equipment and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines
  • Ensures housekeeping and custodial service activities are completed according to standards and contractual requirements
  • Probes potential problems and apprises manager of the status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexo resources when necessary
  • Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning, and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations, as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g., quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel)
  • Establishes a safe work environment for employees by ensuring equipment safety and compliance with Sodexo safety and loss prevention programs and by providing safety-related training and equipment inventory and maintenance
  • Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements, and communicates them to employees
  • Manages the budget by controlling costs (e.g., labor, inventory, equipment, materials), complying with budget requirements, and adjusting when necessary
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and supervise functions and activities of the department
  • Establish and maintain effective lines of communication with the Account Manager to anticipate that the needs and requirements related to the facility management contract are being satisfied
  • Hold employees accountable when necessary, according to progressive disciplinary guidelines


Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Three or more years of Environmental Services/Custodial managerial experience. Experience working in a Commercial or Industrial environment is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills and can work independently to drive program compliance and reach project target dates of completion
  • Able to work a regular nighttime shift
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Proficient with computers and other technology

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 


Not the job for you?


At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, and Senior Living locations across the United States.  Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


Working for Sodexo:


How far will your ambition, talent, and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring, and career growth opportunities.


Make an Immediate Impact.


Sodexo is the North American leader in Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes. 


Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation, including education, corporate services, healthcare, and government services. We can offer a career full of variety, challenges, and tremendous growth opportunities.

Position Summary

Provides management oversight for Environmental Services non-exempt level staff (client and/or Sodexo employees) in the delivery of Sodexo Environmental Service Programs. Ensures Sodexo Operating Standards for Environmental Service are in place as required to consistently meet all company, client, and regulatory requirements. Responsible for non-exempt work force planning through effective scheduling, development of daily work flow assignments, training and development, and monitoring for compliance to the plan.
Key Duties
-Establishes a safe work environment for clients, customers and staff by ensuring equipment safety and compliance with Sodexo safety and loss prevention programs and by providing safety-related training and equipment inventory maintenance.
-Provide leadership and direction to non-exempt employees
-Coordinate/conduct employee training
-Administer Human Resource processes (hiring, performance reviews, constructive counseling, prepare work schedules, payroll, etc.)
-Interact with outside vendors
-Ensure Sodexo Operating Standards for Environmental Service are in place and consistently met.
-Develop/implement action plans for improvement in compliance with Sodexo Operating Standards as identified.
-Reviews and maintains assigned areas of the Sodexo/Client budget commitments.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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