Richard York

Custodial & Operations Supervisor


Head Custodian with a proven track record of implementing preventative maintenance tracking systems and work order systems. Trained in carpentry, plumbing,  and electrical. Meticulous Custodian with more than eight years providing janitorial and maintenance services for schools. Managed the day-to-day scheduling for over 40 custodial staff during summers.


  • Facilities management
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Purchasing and procurement
  • MSDS knowledge
  • Janitorial equipment familiarity
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Interior and exterior cleaning
  • Bloodborne pathogen training

Work History

Work History
Nov 2009 - Present

Head Custodian

Dublin Unified School District 
  • Planning and assigning work schedules and supervising employees
  • Conducting performance reviews and evaluating work progress
  • Providing instruction to employees for sweeping, waxing, mopping, waxing and polishing floors, and other cleaning work
  • Conducting periodic inspections of the designated area and reviewing work of employees
  • Maintaining and ordering cleaning supplies
  • Keeping record of the distributed supplies to workers
  • Ensuring implementation of health, safety and sanitation standards at workplace
  • Supervising the custodial work and ensuring the tasks are completed in a timely manner
Jul 2007 - Aug 2009


Pleasanton Unified School District 
  • Schedule, coordinate, direct and perform routine and comprehensive custodial maintenance of assigned facilities.
  • Vacuum, shampoo and spot clean carpets and furniture; wash windows
  • Remove trash in accordance with established procedures.
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms, locker rooms, swim center, child care center, health occupations facilities and other facilities; order and stock facilities with paper and supplies.
  • Report and respond to emergency calls for custodial assistance.
  • Respond to service requests, coordinate  resources and implement the set up and take down of furniture and equipment for a wide variety of campus and community events.
  • Perform various maintenance and custodial duties such as installation and repair to fixtures in restrooms, labs and classrooms.
  • Troubleshoot and repair minor plumbing and electrical problems; replace a variety of light bulbs and lighting accessories.
  • Assist with, and perform refinishing of hardwood floors.
  • Identify stains and use proper chemicals for removal.
  • Maintain inventory and submit written requests for supplies; test and evaluate new supplies and equipment.
  • Operate power equipment such as forklifts, carpet extractors, pressure washer, hand and power tools and campus vehicles.
  • Perform preventative maintenance in and around facilities.
  • Serve as a lead worker in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Direct the work of student assistants and short-term, non-continuing employees.
May 2004 - Jun 2007

Maintenance Supervisor

Diamond Head Computers
  • Ensured that maintenance staff followed safety procedures.
  • Ensured that equipment are periodically inspected and maintained in good working condition.
  • Developed preventive maintenance program to avoid any breakdowns.
  • Recommended modifications to equipment to improve performances and safety.
  • Maintained adequate stock of spare parts.
  • Maintained accurate records of inspections, maintenances and repairs.



San Leandro High