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CUSTODIAL WORKER 9/20/2017

Melwood Horticultural Training Center Inc. Washington, DC

Company
Melwood Horticultural Training Center Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
17-0365
Location
Washington, DC
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
579565612

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Seeking Night Shift Custodial Workers

Hours: 5:30 pm - 1:00 am, M-F

Must have reliable transportation!

** THIS POSITION IS SET ASIDE FOR PEOPLE WITH DIFFERING ABILITIES. DOCUMENTED PROOF OF DISABILITY IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO INTERVIEW. PROOF OF DISABILITY IS A WRITTEN REPORT SIGNED BY A LICENSED PHYSICIAN, PSYCHIATRIST OR QUALIFIED PSYCHOLOGIST, REFLECTING THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF THE DISABILITY OR DISABILITIES THAT CAUSE SUCH PERSON TO QUALIFY AS A PERSON WITH A SEVERE DISABILITY**

This position is located in Washington, DC

The hourly wage is $12.66

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.


INTRODUCTION
Under the supervision of the Custodial Foreman, performs those cleaning tasks necessary to meet custodial contract specifications.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
*1. Sweep and mop hallways, stairs and offices.

*2. Empty wastebaskets and dispose the trash in prescribed manner.

*3. Dust horizontal surfaces.

*4. Empty and wash ashtrays.

*5. Clean bathrooms.

6. Wax and buff floors with prescribed buffers.

*7. Clean glass and windows.

*8. Wash walls and other vertical surfaces.

*9. Sweep and clear snow from outside steps and sidewalks.

*10. Polish kick panels, doorknobs and other designated fixtures.

11. Strip and wax floors.

*12. Vacuum rugs.

13. Mix cleaning solutions.

14. Maintain issued equipment.

15. Notify supervisor when supplies and equipment are needed to perform tasks.

16. All other duties assigned by Custodial Foreman.

*Essential Functions


PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS
The incumbent must be able to stand 80% of the work time, walk 15%, and sit 5%. 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. 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, benches and corners. Must be able to communicate with supervisors and co-workers; must be able to see, have depth perception and tell colors for safety reasons and to distinguish between chemicals.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must have three to six months training or experience, or be capable of learning to perform the essential functions. Must be able to pass security clearance for designated contracts.

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.