Responsible for detail cleaning of all restrooms, offices, classrooms, stairways, hallways, window cleaning, outside entrance ways, and event set-ups.
High School diploma.
Six months to one year of work experience directly in housekeeping, custodial or environmental maintenance field.
Knowledge, ability, skills, and proven experience at successfully using base custodial equipment, (duster, cloth, straight broom, push broom, dry mop, wet mop, bucket, dustpan, putty knife, custodial cart, vacuum cleaner, buffer, burnisher, wet vac)
Knowledge, ability, skills, and proven experience to successfully disinfect and sanitize contact surfaces including but not limited to restrooms and all therein, hard floor surfaces, carpeted floor surfaces, walls, furniture, fixtures, railings, switches, and hand touch surfaces, etc.
Knowledge, ability, skills and proven experience at successfully and safely using cleaning chemicals and products to perform all of the duties of the respective position
Knowledge, ability, skills and proven experience at successfully performing both hard surface floor (buffing, burnishing) and soft surface floor (shampooing, extracting, scotch guarding) care.
Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.
Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time.
Ability to safely be able to work around and directly with cleaning chemicals and products without allergic reaction or hinderance to ability to perform the job.
Ability to be able to lift constantly and often repeatedly a minimum of 50 lbs., both male and female personnel as a condition of employment.
Ability to be able to perform all of the required functions of the position in full as there is no light duty" in Environmental Services.
Proven ability to be able to successfully operate all of the following equipment: (upright vacuum cleaners, back-pack vacuum cleaners, walk-behind wide vacuum cleaners, side-to-side 375-600 rpm buffers, straight-ahead 1000-2000rpm high speed burnishers, and 1000-2000rpm walk-behind burnishers).
Ability to be able to work in extreme cold temperatures (for some 50 degrees to S degrees Fahrenheit), and extreme hot temperatures, (for some 80 degrees to 105 degrees Fahrenheit), this for short but extended periods of time as required, (anywhere 1 to 2 hour blocks), both indoors and outdoors, this has mandated to perform exterior cleaning functions such as stoop and around building cleaning as needed in winter and summer periods. Ability to be able to climb and use ladders as needed, (usually 3' to 8' in height), to accommodate high level cleaning, and to go down into lower level and subbasement building areas such as sump pump rooms, custodial closets, and mechanical rooms if and when necessary.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Prince George's Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu.
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