Catholic Health Initiatives Manager Environmental Services I in HOUSTON, Texas

Manager Environmental Services I


Job Summary

Responsible for managing, planning, coordinating and developing the overall operation of Environmental Services in a designated location, establishing policies and procedures, objectives and work standards to maintain hospital facilities in a clean, sanitary and attractive condition and in accordance with CHI values and expectations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directs supervisors and staff by interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating, coaching, rewarding and managing the performance of the Environmental Services employees. Types of roles supervised include Supervisor of EVS; Team Leader of EVS; Environmental Services Tech; Environmental Services Associate.

  • Responsible for planning and establishing policies and procedures for Environmental Services, generally in two or more locations, or a complex single location (due to specialty, facility size, or other unique factors). Reviews policies periodically to make improvements and increase operating efficiency.

  • Is responsible for the employee competency and associated training programs necessary to operate the department according to The Joint Commission and OSHA regulations.

  • Oversees that the maintenance of the equipment is performed according to manufacturer’s specifications.


Job Requirements/Qualifications


  • HS Diploma or GED Required.

  • College Degree preferred.

  • Candidates may present a combination of Education and Experience to satisfy the educational requirements.


  • At least 3 years of experience, with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in hospital janitorial,

  • environmental services or maintenance.

  • Prior lead, supervisory or management experience preferred.

  • N.F.P.A., O.S.H.A., Joint Commission requirements, policy and procedure development and implementation preferred.

  • Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) certification required within 3 years of assignment or adoption of requirement.

Core Job Competencies

Core CHI Behaviors : The following behaviors have been identified as critical to all management roles at CHI:

  • Integrity & Character – exhibits high standards of personal conduct by engaging in ethical decision-making, honoring commitments, communicating openly/honestly, and living our values.

  • Spirituality – gives evidence that she/he finds a higher meaning in work and demonstrates caring for others in body, mind, and spirit

  • Performance – creates a clear line of sight between strategic priorities and individual goals, monitors progress, provides accurate and timely feedback, and recognizes contributions.

  • Communications – communicates clarity of purpose and direction in a manner that energizes, and fosters commitment; provides ongoing encouragement as well as information vital to success

  • Collaboration & Teamwork – seeks out and values diversity in people and perspectives; manages conflict in a manner that improves results and relationships; acts in the best interest of all CHI stakeholders

  • Caring & Service – Consistently treats others with respect; holds team accountable to high service standards; appropriately involves others in decisions impacting them

  • Learning & Growth - Regularly invests time in developing, and coaching others; energizes team innovate, to continuously improve processes, and share knowledge across CHI

  • Future Focus – Actively seeks opportunity for growth consistent with CHI’s Mission, Vision, Values

  • Change Leadership – Gains a willing commitment to change, and assists others in coping with ongoing pace of change

  • Achieving Results – Holds self and team members accountable for people, performance, quality and growth outcomes

  • Initiative: Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives, goes beyond what is required, seeks to resolve problems without being asked.

Role-Specific Behaviors : these additional behaviors are necessary in the role:

  • Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication using original or innovative techniques or styles. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to senior management.

  • Math Ability: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Computer Skills: Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Outlook and Excel. Must also be able to use vendor-based Internet software and have previous experience with databases.

CHI Core Expectations

At CHI, we expect all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence by:

  • Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit

  • Ensuring the highest quality of care for those we serve

  • Working together as a team to achieve our goals

  • Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback

  • Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve

  • Using our resources wisely

  • Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of CHI.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

EOE F/M/Vet/Disabled


Job Environmental Services


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0092240