• Head Janitor (SEIU)

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    ID 2018-1571
    Property Maintenance
    Postal Code
  • Overview

    Draper and Kramer is a family owned company with over 100 years of experience providing vertically integrated property and financial services throughout the United Sates.  Through our Residential Services Team, we offer full scale property management services for Rental, Condominiums and Commercial properties across the United States.


    With over 600 Draper and Kramer employees and another 1,200 managed property employees, we are one of Chicago’s best employers offering opportunities for career advancement, supportive work environments and competitive benefit packages. We encourage you to learn more about joining the extended Draper and Kramer Team.


    The Head Janitor reports directly to the Property Manager, and while specific responsibilities will vary based on location, the engineer will be responsible for physical asset management of the property and is on call 24/7 for maintenance emergencies. The ability to manage a staff, multi-task and be adaptive to changing responsibilities while keeping a positive attitude are crucial. Strong communication and organizational skills are also key. 


    • Ensure effective administration of building systems including HVAC, boiler maintenance and more 
    • Respond promptly and effectively to emergencies according to documented procedures 
    • Work in coordination with staff, vendors, contractors and residents to promote and sustain the safety, cleanliness and upkeep of the building including daily property walks, work orders and preventative maintenance Keep detailed records of facilities maintenance for mechanical systems, pool and elevators 
    • Schedule, oversee and inspect all contractor work to ensure work is being completed according to project scope 
    • Budgeting for supplies, equipment and payroll costs 
    • Schedule and manage a maintenance/janitorial staff


    • 5+ years’ experience in managing multifamily facilities 
    • HVAC Certification 
    • Exceptional customer service skills 
    • Proficiency in basic computer operation 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
    • Must be a self-starter and able to multi-task 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment which may require working holidays, weekends and nights based on needs at site location and in cases of emergency 
    • Strong time management, organizational and problem-solving skills 
    • Ability to assess, evaluate and recommend maintenance/replacement schedule for all building systems

    It always has been and continues to be Draper and Kramer’s policy that employees should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.


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