The custodial services are designed to improve quality, contain costs, train and motivate employees, and minimize risks. According to the service provider, the custodial programs focus not only on the overall professional appearance of school facilities, but on the entire process of creating the best environment for learning. Each procedure is designed to provide a consistently clean and safe environment; satisfy students, staff and community; and comply with all state and federal regulations. The company's computerized custodial management system includes seven primary modules: production scheduling, quality control, personnel management, financial management, inventory management, program evaluation, and report utilities.
The provider's grounds management and landscape services focus around their customers' five top areas of concern: safety, appearance, cost effectiveness, people development, and environmental stewardship. The provider states that they will analyze an institution's specific needs and develop an individualized plan to address its grounds maintenance requirements. In addition, they will continually review and update the program to keep grounds maintained.
Finally, this company's plant operations and maintenance services are designed to help facilities increase the performance and efficiency of its equipment and cut costs without sacrificing comfort. These management services offer facility benchmarking, information access, target development, and management reports. In addition, each program implemented includes preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and casualty protection and control to help institutions reduce equipment downtime, minimize risk and liability, protect capital, extend the life of capital assets, and reduce costs.
ServiceMaster Company, Inc., One Service Master Way, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Tel: 800-937-5353. Fax: 800-271-2710.