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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Melwood Horticultural Training Center Inc. Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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This position is located in Washington, DC

The core working hours are 6am -3pm, M-F

The hourly wage is $13.00

This is a full time position offering a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and 100% employer paid health care coverage

This position requires that the employee must successfully complete criminal history information background check and drug screening and be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

Responsible to the Project Manager/Assistant Manager for the performance of assigned custodial and maintenance duties at the contract site.

*1. Maintains the loading dock in a neat and orderly condition daily.

*2. Operates the compactor as needed.

*3 Performs general cleaning tasks such as emptying trash, emptying recycling, policing grounds, glass cleaning, vacuuming, wall washing, spot cleaning, sweeping and mopping floors and stairs.

*4. Assists Maintenance Tradesman as needed.

5. Maintains issued equipment.

6. Notifies supervisor when supplies and equipment are needed to perform tasks.

*7. Assists in the set-up/arrangement of conference rooms.

*8. Watches out for safety and fire hazards and reports them promptly or takes direct action to eliminate them.

*9. Assists other maintenance personnel in maintaining an efficient facility operation.

*10. Assists Building Manager and/or building tenant as requested.

11. Other duties as assigned by Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager.

*Essential Function

The incumbent must be able to stand 85% of the work time. He/she must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds and push/pull 50 pounds in order to clean work areas and handle supplies and equipment. He/she must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach and handle. All of these requirements are necessary for using ladders and stairs, cleaning low areas, high areas, bench and corners. He/she must be able to communicate with all staff, consumer and public. He/she must have good vision and hearing, as use of power equipment and compactor operation is required.

Must have a High school diploma or equivalent, able to read and write. Must be able to work with hands and work around power equipment. Ability to satisfactorily complete medical exam. Must be able to pass security clearance for contract.

Melwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free workplace. Pre-employment background checks, including E-Verify, are required for all employment positions. Melwood has an Affirmative Action Plan in place.