UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
WINDOW WASHER SUPERVISOR
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
18778 (NE S WFSE Custodial Supervisor)
21878 (NE H WFSE Custodial Supervisor)
CLASS SERIES CONCEPT
Supervise assigned personnel performing window washing duties on the University of Washington Seattle campus.
With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, conduct training, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary action.
Under general direction, serve as supervisor to window washing staff. Perform window washing duties as a working supervisor. Provide estimates for recharge window washing work and communicate work schedules to building coordinators and department heads.
Determine staffing needs of assigned buildings; analyze workloads and assign work to employees;
Oversee safety practices;
Maintain compliance with applicable policies and procedures;
Prepare reports related to window washing services;
Conduct safety meetings and train subordinates; enforce safety rules and regulations; investigate accidents and fill out accident reports;
Ensure that all descent and safety equipment and rigging is in satisfactory condition, including making regular safety checks (with safety checklist);
Ensure staff follow an appropriate pre-approved fall-protection plan; oversee development of work-safety for each work site (building and/or wing);
Wash windows and perform related duties at heights above 35 feet;
Wash and clean windows (inside and outside), using ladders, bos’n chairs , other power tools; construct and work with spider scaling/swing-stage equipment, safety belts, safety ropes and harnesses, tucker and extension poles, power hoists, hydraulic (i.e., "Genie") lifts, etc. in populated areas;
Drive Genie Lift and other vehicles to various work locations with appropriate flaggers and spotters.
Perform the work of a Window Washer Lead; and
Perform other duties as required.
One year of experience as a Window Washer Lead
CLASS SPECIFICATION HISTORY
New to WFSE Custodial Supervisor bargaining unit: 3/18/21 as certified by PERC Case 132377-C-19.