Skip to Main Content

Kaiser Permanente Careers

Facilities Services & Materials Management

Ensuring Each Facility's Aesthetic and Success

From maintaining the aesthetic appearance of our grounds to driving environmental services at our facilities to managing product inventory and distribution, our facilities services and materials management team members are vital to the daily upkeep of our medical centers and business facilities.

Assistant Manager Environmental Services

Location: Richmond, CA Job Number: 635003 Date posted: 10/31/2017
Description: Reports directly to the Environmental Services Manager. Responsible for the site Environmental Services Department in the absence of the Site Manager. Assists with the management of 24-hour Environmental Services assigned staff, performing cleaning/project work at a Medical Center and Medical Office Building's). Assists the Environmental Services Manager in developing and implementing efficient/productive cleaning methods, supervising environmental services and grounds keeping staff. Assists with the administration of training programs, customer relations and budget administration. Ensures compliance with standards and regulations.

Essential Functions:
- Assists the Environmental Services Manager with the management of the daily operations of the department.
- Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
- Assists in regulating the daily activities of staff providing necessary guidance and support to maintain quality performance standards.
- Assists Environmental Services Manager in monitoring operational programs assuring that buildings are maintained in a safe, clean and operationally effective condition.
- Assists with the supervision of Environmental Services and Grounds keeping employees to ensure that work techniques, quality assurance standards, department policies and procedures and job specifications are adhered to.
- Assists with the interview and selection of Environmental Services personnel and overseas staff training and development as outlined by EVS Policies and Procedures.
- Assists with the annual competency assessment process. In conjunction with the Manager, develops, initiates and maintains EVS departmental policies and procedures relative to OSHA, DHS, The Joint Commission, NFPA, OSHPD and other governing agency regulations and standards.
- Documents staff training to ensure full program compliance.
- In the absence of the Environmental Services Manager communicates and coordinates department activities with those of other departments by attending and participating in Medical Center, Local Market and regional committees such as peer groups, safety, disaster, infection control, interior design and recycling committees.
- Assists with the evaluation of new products while adhering to National Purchasing Organization guidelines and National Facility Services standards.
- Maintains up to date knowledge of latest environmental trends, products and regulatory requirements necessary to deliver efficient and effective environmental services.
- Assists Environmental Services Manager in preparation of department budgets.
- Identifies opportunities to decrease costs and increase service levels.
- Identifies and implements best practices to generate new and innovative ideas to improve service and reduce costs.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of previous supervisory experience specific to health care or hospitality required.
  • Minimum six (6) months of prior supervisory experience in a union environment required.
  • Minimum six (6) months of experience with PC based word processing and spreadsheet applications required.
    Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with a diverse workforce.
  • Functional knowledge of infection control techniques, sanitation protocols and cleaning methods required.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in management OR five (5) years of practical industry experience preferred.
  • American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) or International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) Certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical and hazardous waste regulations, health facilities and their unique cleaning requirements preferred.
    Primary Location: California,Richmond,Richmond Hospital 901 Nevin Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: VARIABLE Working Hours Start: VARIABLE Working Hours End: VARIABLE Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Facilities Services Department: ENVIROMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. 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, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

    Glassdoor Logo

    See What People are Saying About Working at KP

    Sep 11, 2017

    "Sr. Business Consultant"

    Glassdoor Ratings

    Current Employee - Senior Business Consultant in Oakland, CA

    • Recommends
    • Positive Outlook
    • Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kaiser Permanente full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company mission, employees and leadership who truly care about our patients and the staff, great wages and benefits, positive morale, team spirit.Full Review

    More Kaiser Permanente Ratings & Reviews (3,975)

    Our Events

    Come introduce yourself to a member of the Kaiser Permanente team at an upcoming career or professional event. We look forward to meeting you in person.

    Recently Viewed Jobs

    You do not have any recently viewed jobs.

    Join Kaiser Permanente's Talent Network

    Please fill out the fields below and click "Join Now" to receive information about opportunities that relate to your selections.

    Interested InSearch for a category and select one from the list of suggestions. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

    • Facility Services & Materials Management, Richmond, California, United StatesRemove

    Interested in internships or early career opportunities? Click here to join our University Talent Network. Are you a Veteran? Click here to join our Military Talent Network.