Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
Supervise work activities of cleaning personnel in hotels, hospitals, offices, and other establishments.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Plan and prepare employee work schedules. Coordinate activities with other departments to ensure that services are provided in an efficient and timely manner. Inspect work performed to ensure that it meets specifications and established standards. Perform or assist with cleaning duties as necessary. Confer with staff to resolve performance and personnel problems, and to discuss company policies. Establish and implement operational standards and procedures for the departments supervised. Investigate complaints about service and equipment, and take corrective action. Maintain required records of work hours, budgets, payrolls, and other information. Inspect and evaluate the physical condition of facilities to determine the type of work required. Check and maintain equipment to ensure that it is in working order. Instruct staff in work policies and procedures, and the use and maintenance of equipment. Inventory stock to ensure that supplies and equipment are available in adequate amounts. Select and order or purchase new equipment, supplies, or furnishings. Prepare reports on activity, personnel, and information such as occupancy, hours worked, facility usage, work performed, and departmental expenses. Recommend changes that could improve service and increase operational efficiency. Select the most suitable cleaning materials for different types of linens, furniture, flooring, and surfaces. Screen job applicants, and hire new employees. Issue supplies and equipment to workers. Recommend or arrange for additional services, such as painting, repair work, renovations, and the replacement of furnishings and equipment. Forecast necessary levels of staffing and stock at different times to facilitate effective scheduling and ordering. Evaluate employee performance and recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Good
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $12.33   Entry $25,650.00
Mean $19.20   Mean $39,941.00
Experience $22.64 Experience $47,092.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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No postsecondary schools reported programs.
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37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers