Janitor

Year-Round
 
Full-Time
 Employment

Schedule and Salary

Days: 
Varies
Hours: 
8:30am to 5:00pm
Start Date: 
Salary: 
DOE
Classification: 
Non-Exempt
Contact:
joshfranco@oaklandzoo.org
Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
How to Apply

Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Janitorial Manager, the Janitor performs all necessary janitorial duties as required. The Janitor performs these duties at one or more designated areas. Upholds the mission and values established the East Bay Zoological Society (the “Zoo”) and adheres to policies and procedures as set forth by the Zoo.

Responsibilities

General office maintenance, including, but not limited to: trash removal; dusting; cleaning and re-stocking supplies in restrooms, break-rooms; sweeping and mopping floors; vacuuming; window washing; buffing floors; stripping and waxing floors; carpet cleaning.

Utility work as directed by supervisor including, but not limited to moving furniture, assisting in loading, unloading and distribution of supplies, servicing of lobbies and high public use areas, servicing complaints and performing special cleaning.

Ensure daily cleaning assignments are completed and that routine checks are conducted/completed to maintain cleanliness throughout Zoo.

Maintain supply and equipment inventory as directed and keep janitor closets clean and orderly.

Complete and submit accurate time/log sheets; work adjusted schedules and/or overtime as required.

Maintain a safe working environment and report any unsafe conditions to supervisor. Report accidents, and any out-of-order equipment in the buildings (e.g., leaking or broken fixtures) to supervisor and/or Maintenance Dept.

Read and follow label instructions on chemicals/cleaning materials, follow proper operating instructions for powered equipment, and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Operate powered equipment typically used in janitorial operations; performing simple preventive maintenance on equipment as needed or directed.

Drive Zoo cart or other Zoo vehicles as directed.

Demonstrates superior customer service with customers, both internal (i.e. co-workers) and external (vendors, visitors, customers, etc).

Demonstrates knowledge of, and supports, the East Bay Zoological Society’s mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of behavior.

Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Required Capabilities

Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to approximately 50 lbs.

Ability to operate powered equipment normally found in janitorial operations.

Ability to organize work and follow cleaning schedules.

Ability to work around the public.

Ability to work as a member of a team

Able to bend and twist, lift, stand, kneel, sit, walk, bend, stoop and speak regularly and for long periods of time (8 hour shifts or more)

Must have a current California Driver’s License and maintain a good D.M.V. Driving Record (that satisfies the Zoo’s Insurance Carrier). Must be able to drive relevant Zoo vehicles (janitorial cart, etc.).

Required Education

High School diploma or equivalent G.E.D

Required Experience

1 or more years of solid janitorial experience preferred.

Knowledge of total hard floor care and carpet care preferred.

Knowledge of general office maintenance preferred.

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How to Apply