Environmental Services

Job Description: 

Depending on placement within specified department, will perform duties of Custodian, Janitor, Housekeeper or Laundry Tech. Each position has specific job duties, with the possibility of cross-training. Perform all assigned tasks effectively, in a responsible team environment. Among other duties, performs routine cleaning, vacuuming, waxing, and buffing of departments, restrooms, hallways, stairways, and associated locations. Hi-low dusting, damp wiping, wall washing, and glass cleaning. Clean and restock restrooms. Detail cleaning of resident living units including bathrooms and bed making. Collects office, patient, bio-hazard trash, and soiled linen from receptacles and disposes into designated areas. Completes work assignments in a timely manner. Utilize appropriate chemicals and supplies according to manufacture direction, policy and procedure. Uses and maintains equipment properly. Report safety hazards as appropriate. Follows all Infection Control practices, including bio-hazard waste handling, hand washing techniques, and standard or isolated precautions. Maintain a clean and neat cart, station, closet, and equipment storage area. Operates and maintains cleaning equipment, such as: extractors, buffers, auto-scrubbers, and burnishers. Maintains a quality standard while performing job duties. Works days, evening, night and weekend shifts as assigned with little or no supervision.

High School Diploma or GED required. Ability to read, write, comprehend, and correspond simple instruction. Ability to present information in a one-on-one and/or small group situation. Must be able to perform basic cleaning duties. Good working knowledge of cleaning chemicals, their usage, storage and disposal.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: Constant=67-100% of work day, Frequent=34-66% of work day, Occasional=33% or less of work day. CONSTANT – stooping, crouching, standing, walking, talking and hearing. FREQUENT – reaching, pushing, and lifting. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force constantly.

Occupational fields: 
Environmental Services
Required degree level: 
Years of experience: 
Less than 1