Kaiser Permanente Assistant Director of Environmental Services in Riverside, California

Manages the 24 hour/7 days a week environmental services operations of a Medical Center(s) and attached and/or detached Medical Office Building(s). Develops and implements efficient/productive cleaning methods, supervises environmental services personnel and manages administration of training programs, customer relations as well as budget administration. Ensures compliance with standards and regulations.

Essential Responsibilities:

Manages the daily operations of the department.

Regulates daily activities of staff, providing necessary guidance and support to maintain quality performance standards.

Selects, coordinates and monitors applicable contracted services.

Supervises environmental services and/or grounds keeping personnel (as applicable) to ensure that work techniques, quality assurance standards, department policies and procedures and job specifications are adhered to.

Interviews and selects environmental services personnel and oversees staff training and development as outlined by environmental services policies and procedures.

Administers annual performance assessment process. Develops, initiates, and maintains EVS departmental policies/procedures relative to OSHA, DHS, TJC, NFPA, OSHPD, and other governing agency regulations and standards.

Documents staff training to ensure full program compliance.

Communicates and coordinates department activities with those of other departments by attending and participating in medical center, service area and regional committees such as peer groups, safety, disaster, infection control, interior design and recycling committees as applicable.

Participates in the preparation of departmental operating budget, manages resources and monitors performance to ensure adherence to financial targets.

Identifies and implements best practices to generate new and innovative ideas to improve service and reduce costs.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum three (3) years previous supervisory experience, including previous experience in a health care environment required.


High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

Bachelor's Degree required OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

License, Certification, Registration


Additional Requirements:

Required management/supervisory skills: interviewing, organizing, planning, problem solving and verbal/written communication.

Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Excellent communications skills and ability to communicate effectively with a diverse workforce.

Functional knowledge of infection control techniques, sanitation protocols, and cleaning methods required.

Preferred Qualifications:

American Society for Healthcare Environmental services (ASHES) or International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) Certification preferred.

Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) preferred.

Supervisory experience in a union environment preferred.

Experience in a Labor/Management Partnership environment preferred.

Master's Degree preferred OR four (6) years of experience in a directly related field.

Knowledge of medical and hazardous waste regulations, health facilities and their unique cleaning requirements preferred.

Knowledge of hospital infection control, sanitation protocols and cleaning methods preferred.


TITLE: Assistant Director of Environmental Services

LOCATION: Riverside, California


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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.