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Goals and Objectives

The Building Services Division provides solutions for problems large and small – including when your sink is clogged, your office is too cold, you are locked out of your office, or your light bulbs need changing - just to name a few. The responsibility of supporting the daily business and activities of County-maintained buildings rests with this key department and its workforce. They are likely some of the most familiar faces of County government - the people you see around the office everyday who keep the buildings and grounds clean, beautiful and most importantly, operating smoothly. This is accomplished under the following goals and objectives:

Goal 1 - Provide a Clean Working Environment.

• Maintain cleanliness of floors, halls, walls, and fixtures on a daily basis.

• Manage custodial / janitorial and pest control services.

• Keep restrooms, faucets, fixtures, sewers and drains in working order.

• Protect and maintain all building exterior surfaces, to include painting and graffiti removal.

• Provide seasonal or annual cleaning and refurbishment of building interiors.

• Assist in the continued improvement of the Office Paper Recycling Program.

• Implement energy management systems and "green building" performance standards.


Goal 2 - Provide a Comfortable Working Environment.

• Maintain electrical and lighting systems.

• Maintain heating, air-conditioning and ventilation systems.

Safe Work Sign • Maintain plumbing, ceiling and floor systems.

• Maintain the structural and water tight integrity of buildings.

• Manage a service request / work order request program.

• Monitor roof systems to ensure Manage the preventive maintenance program for all equipment located in County owned buildings.

• Perform carpentry, repair of furniture, cabinets and shelving.

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Goal 3 - Provide a Safe & Secure Working Environment.

• Manage security, alarm, elevator, and emergency generator systems.

• Respond to asbestos, lead paint, mold abatement.

• Perform snow and ice control on sidewalks and stairs.

• Provide directional, facility and building signage.

• Comply with federal accessibility standards. Monitor fire extinguisher and suppression systems.


Goal 4 - Provide a Friendly Working Environment.

• Give the customer a dedicated and personal service.

• Solve problems in a fast, efficient and friendly manner.

• Ensure all work carried out is done to the highest standard.

• Maintain the highest standards of appearance and health and safety awareness.

• Do what we do best.