The Custodian performs a wide variety of janitorial and custodial duties such as cleaning, refuse collection and recycling. This position is responsible for adhering to industry standards and for assuring spaces are kept clean and sanitary. This position may require the ability to work a variety of overtime hours, which includes evenings, weekends and overnight hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Maintains a high level of cleanliness in a variety of types of rooms to include offices, guest rooms, restrooms, entranceways, hallways and common areas. Properly utilizes chemicals in accordance with company and state safety regulations and individual Material Data Safety Sheets. Appropriately uses Personal Protective Equipment to include safety glasses, gloves, masks, etc.
Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums floors. Strips / polishes floors, and shampoos carpets. Cleans and stocks restrooms. Dusts furniture, walls, machines, pictures, etc. Cleans windows, mirrors and glass partitions. Collects dirty linens, and replenishes areas with clean linens.
Uses a variety of janitorial machines such as floor buffers, vacuum cleaners, carpet machines, etc.
Maintains a clean and orderly appearance of the facility’s outside areas by emptying trash and cigarette receptacles. Clears trash and debris buildup around buildings.
Supports the site recycling program by properly emptying all inside and outside trash / recycling receptacles. Collects refuse and recycling from multiple common use areas, as well as individual deskside containers. Safely uses trash compactor to minimize refuse buildup.
Serves as an escort for services including (but not limited to) trash removal, recycling and sewage trucks.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of six months relevant janitorial / custodial experience, or equivalent combination of education / training / experience.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Skilled in commercial cleaning methods and the use of standard janitorial equipment and cleaning supplies
Detail-oriented with ability to produce quality work within specified timelines
Ability to follow directions and to implement / follow all safety and emergency procedures
Ability to be courteous and service-oriented in a work-related environment
Ability to work independently and in a team environment with a diverse group of coworkers and customers
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
Valid state driver’s license required if work involves operation of moving vehicles
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.