Janitorial (part-time)

Evergreen Real Estate is looking for a Janitor!!

The Janitor is responsible for keeping the building(s) in a clean and orderly condition at all times by performing heavy cleaning duties such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, removing rubbish, etc. Responsibilities may include tending to the furnace and/or boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.


Conduct all business in accordance with company policies and procedures, state and federal laws; e.g., OSHA, ADA, Fair Housing, etc

  1. General Janitorial

· Removal of snow and salting of walkways during the appropriate months

· Walk the property exterior on a frequent basis and removes litter, debris and pet droppings

· Walk the property interior on a frequent basis and removes litter, graffiti or other vandalism, ensures that specific areas remain locked

· Perform “trash-out” duties in vacant units (removes abandoned furniture, trash, boxes, etc. to dumpsters or storage, as directed)

· Clean vacant units at turnover

· Perform floor care and maintenance, as determined by manufacturer (carpet, tile, etc.)

· Dust, vacuum and clean common areas (rest rooms, laundry, common area kitchen, offices, multipurpose rooms, and stairwells)

· Clean mechanical rooms and maintain proper storage of materials

· Assist with various exterior maintenance tasks, as directed (i.e. tearing down fences, digging post holes, cleaning units, replacing screens, exterior painting)

· Distribute resident communications, i.e. newsletter, correspondence, pest control notices, etc.

· Assist with light maintenance inside the units or common areas (i.e. painting units, screen replacement, toilet clogs, closet doors, etc.)

· Keep grounds maintained (if no Grounds position is at the site) and work with professional landscaper, if available. Tasks could include lawn care, weed control, trimming bushes, mulching beds, sweeping sidewalks, edging plant areas and sidewalks, fertilization, turf maintenance, etc.)

· Assist with pool maintenance, as directed

  1. Preventive Maintenance

· Must be aware of the condition of physical property throughout the community and immediately notify management of any unsafe conditions; e.g., broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights.

· Replace interior and exterior lighting, and monitor locked areas such as storage, laundry, etc.

· Perform work orders, as assigned.

  1. Safety

· Be on the look out for any safety hazards, including LBP, asbestos, radon, hazardous spills and workplace safety. Notify management immediately if safety hazards exist

· Maintain a "safety first" attitude

· Ensure all safety equipment is used consistently and appropriately

· Perform work area clean-up and safety related duties


Knowledge (Required):

Minor maintenance knowledge Understanding of plant care and types of plants Frequent need to inspect property, grounds and apartments Must be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-faceted and customer service-oriented environment Must be able to work as a team, interact with others in a professional/pleasant manner and exercise problem-solving skills Must be able to read directions and labels Skills (Required):

Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following tools: Hand Tools Various wrenches, hammer, grips, saws, sledgehammer, snips, pothole diggers, etc.

Power Tools Wrenches, grinders, sanders, drills, saws, etc.

User-Moved Aids Wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, step ladders, full ladders, double ladders

Mechanical Equip. Motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electric and hand power augers, etc.

Measuring Devices Calipers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, PH tests, gauges, etc.


Education (Required):

None specified Education (Desired):

High School Degree or GED equivalent Pool Certification (at properties with a pool) Experience (Required):

No less than 2 years of previous janitorial experience and working with the tools required Experience (Desired):

Previous experience with a professional janitorial service Painting experience PHYSICAL DEMANDS

· Have constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to perform the following physical activities:


Perform routine maintenance/repairs, pick up tools and needed equipment

Climb Stairs

Service requests, make-ready needs for 2nd and 3rd floor apartments

Push or Pull

Move equipment, appliances, open and close doors, etc.

Reach Above Shoulder

Climb Ladders


Finger Dexterity


Perform routine maintenance/repairs, stock and remove equipment, parts, etc.

Perform routine maintenance/repairs

Handle tools and equipment, perform routine maintenance/repairs

Handle tools and equipment, perform routine maintenance/repairs

Inventory maintenance, requisition requests, required maintenance reports.

· Lifting/Carrying (supplies, replacement parts, ladders, etc.):

Over 150 lbs.

Rare need (less than 1% of the time)

75 lbs. – 150 lbs.

Occasional need (1% to 33% of the time)

25 lbs. – 75 lbs.

Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time)

1 – 25 lbs.

Constant need (66% to 100% of the time)

NOTE: Lifting and carrying of weights exceeding 50 lbs. is to be accomplished with assistance from one or more persons. Examples of heaviest items lifted include washer/dryers, refrigerators, A/C units, abandoned sofas, etc.


· Indoors (66% to 100% of the time). Frequently outdoors (33% to 66% of the time), all conditions, often for extended periods.

· Occasional exposure (1% to 33% of time) to paint fumes, solvents, adhesives, etc. Example: Apartments during/after make-ready.

· Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time) to work in awkward and confining positions.

· Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to be on feet.

Job Type: Part-time

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