Chumash Enterprises

Lead Textile Technician

ID 2024-1675
Sustainability/Custodial Services
Position Type
US-CA-Santa Ynez


Responsible for performing the routine duties of a Textile Technician, but will also serve as the “team leader” when assigned to specific tasks. Leadership and training skills will be implemented in order to perform assigned tasks efficiently and effectively. The Lead Textile Technician will assume responsibility for the completion of each assigned task and will report to the Textile Technician Supervisor regarding the status of his/her assignments. 


  • Leads Team Members to complete tasks in assigned areas.
  • Takes instruction directly from Textile Technician Supervisor and is accountable for the completion of the task.
  • Trains new Team Members on safe and proper operation of equipment.
  • Trains new Team Members on safe and proper application of various cleaning solutions.
  • Assists with Team Member evaluations.
  • Acts as acting Supervisor in the absence of the Textile Technician Supervisor.
  • Assists with the development of new programs that would improve productivity in their assigned area of supervision.
  • Ensures preventive maintenance is completed on machinery after every use.
  • Ensures monthly preventive maintenance is scheduled and on track.
  • Ensures logs are kept up to date and are accurate.
  • Keeps management team informed of progress and problems.
  • Completes assigned tasks in a timely and precise manner.
  • Preps carpet, carpet machinery, and related chemicals and equipment for cleaning.
  • Cleans carpets in assigned area using carpet extractor machinery to remove all dirt, stains, chewing gum, etc.
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs carpet extractor machinery, vacuum cleaners and other cleaning equipment.
  • Cleans upholstery with upholstery cleaning machine, inspects spots to determine composition and proper cleaning method.
  • Transports furniture and chairs to Upholstery Room for maintenance and repair.
  • Uses cleaning agents properly and as directed.
  • Operates carpet and upholstery equipment in a safe manner and in accordance with department standards.
  • Protects Team Members and casino guests from the work area during cleaning process by properly clearing and designating the area i.e. removing furniture, setting up appropriate barricades etc.
  • Coordinates the closing of areas for cleaning and repairs with Casino Operations.
  • In the course of a regular shift; works, cleans and maintains the areas of responsibility as often as necessary to keep them safe, sanitary and in neat appearance.
  • Notifies a supervisor when any unsafe, unsanitary, or defective condition is detected.
  • Interacts with casino guests and Team Members as needed in a courteous and efficient manner.  Answers questions and directs guests or other Team Members to a department or Team Member who can assist them or answer their particular question.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor.


  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate preferred.
  • Prior upholstery and carpet cleaning experience or completion of ISSA Custodial Technician course required.
  • Previous experience as a Custodial Technician or similar job preferred.
  • Supervisory and leadership skills and abilities.
  • Must be capable of operating cleaning machines and equipment.
  • Must possess basic mechanical knowledge and ability.
  • Capable of lifting substantial weight and using simple tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to read and write legibly in the English language.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated patience and respect.
  • Must be able to prioritize and complete tasks within time allotted.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Exceptional detail and follow-up skills.
  • Current Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must apply for, receive, and maintain a Gaming license from the Tribal Gaming Agency.
  • Native American hiring preference applies.


3400 Highway 246

Minimum Pay Rate

$20.08 per hour

Maximum Pay Rate

$23.62 per hour


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