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Janitor/Maintenance

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Lutheran Settlement House
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Philadelphia, PA

Lutheran Settlement House


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Published 15 days ago

$13 - $14

Mission:

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Over the past century, the programs and services offered by LSH have changed in response to the evolving needs of the community. However, the core mission of Lutheran Settlement House —"to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services"— has remained constant.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Resident Advisor Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing janitorial duties for the Jane Addams Place emergency family shelter. Quality customer service must be provided at all times. Knowledge or willingness to learn proper cleaning techniques and perform light maintenance duties is essential.


Essential Functions; Daily job responsibilities/functions to include, but not limited to:

  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping of all flooring and stairs
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms
  • Clean sinks, counter-tops, microwaves, and refrigerators in dining and break rooms
  • Restock supplies in bathrooms, break rooms, offices, and common areas
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners, clean receptacles as necessary
  • Cleaning all glass doors and windows in common spaces
  • Maintain janitor closets and storage space in a clean, organized, and safe manner
  • Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe, and operable condition
  • Proper labeling and use of all chemicals
  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment and clothing
  • Communicate needs for ordering cleaning supplies as necessary
  • Fix light plumbing issues, ex: clogged toilets, small leaks, etc. 
  • Paint as needed
  • Unload and unpack deliveries
  • General maintenance of grounds
  • Other routine maintenance duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good client service skills and openness to learn trauma-informed care practices
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team to support the group effort
  • Basic knowledge of cleaning products/processes and willing to learn and/or accept feedback if needed

Qualifications:

  • Six months or more related experience
  • PA Criminal Background check and PA Child Abuse History Certification check conducted during the hiring process

Working Environment:

The work is performed mainly at the shelter site, with the possibility of coverage for other LSH facilities as requested, with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities.

Physical Demands:

The work requires routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying items weighing less than fifty pounds, and routinely taking stairs.


Scheduled Hours:

Monday through Wednesday: 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8:00am - noon

*30 minutes of total break time each day

Mission:

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Over the past century, the programs and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Entry level

Benefits

Schedule flexibility, 14+ org-wide holidays and/or flex days for essential staff and an overall family friendly organizational culture.

Schedule flexibility, 14+ org-wide holidays and/or flex days for essential staff and an overall family friendly organizational culture.

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English (reading/writing/verbal communication)

Proficient in English (reading/writing/verbal communication)

Location

Philadelphia, PA

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