Janitor
Athelas Institute - Woodlawn, MD

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Schedule:
Monday - Friday 3:00 - 7:00 pm (Part-Time)

Position Overview:
Responsible for cleaning buildings, removing debris, and keeping areas neat and tidy. Vacuums and buffs floors, shampoos carpets, empties trash receptacles, and replace lining of trash cans

Essential Job Functions:
  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Clean buildings by emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces.
  • Clean and disinfect laboratory equipment.
  • Sterilize patients' rooms.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Steam-clean carpets.
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Mix various cleaning agents.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Apply wax to coat floors and buff.
  • Apply sealant to floors.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Mow lawns, trim shrubbery, plant flowers, and apply pesticides.
  • Move heavy equipment and furniture.
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Fix minor plumbing leaks.
  • Shovel snow from sidewalks and sprinkle salt on surface.

Education:
  • High School Diploma, One year of experience in the care and cleaning of buildings, including one year equivalent to a Janitor.

Physical Requirements:
  • The job duties require an employee to walk, bend, reach, push, lifting 10lbs or more and standing for extended periods.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools, and equipment of the janitorial
  • service.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of chemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to operate and use janitorial tools, equipment, and supplies such as floor buffers, vacuum cleaners, and cleaning compounds and solutions.

Please Note: This job description is not all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
All working hours and location may be subject to change

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