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Larkin University welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. Larkin University is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advance on the basis of merit within Larkin University.

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Job Title –Janitor/ Custodian
Job Type – Full Time
Location – Miami Gardens, Florida
Anticipated Start Date – Available Now
Position Reports to – Facilities Manager
$12 per hour

This announcement will CLOSE on the day that 100 applicants have applied or at 11:59 pm EST on the set close date - whichever comes first.

Your complete Application Package containing all required documents must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the day the announcement receives 100 applications. It is much to your benefit to apply early to ensure you are among the first 100 applicants - as this announcement is likely to close PRIOR to the set close date.

Applicant Must 
  • Speak English
  • Have a car and a phone
  • Have flexibility in schedule
Larkin University (LU) do not only need to appear clean to form a good impression; since there are Students involved, LU need to be clean to ward off the danger of diseases.

LU Janitors need to constantly clean and sanitizing the facilities. Janitors are responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance around the Campus.

Janitor Duties shall include but are not limited to the following
  • Clean bathroom basins and sink
  • Scrub taps and refill toilet dispensers
  • Refill paper towels on towel stands
  • Replenish liquid soap and hand sanitizer in dispenser
  • Wipe and wash floors using appropriate cleaners and disinfectants
  • Clean and polish mirrors and wipe any residual paintwork
  • Empty trash bins and place them in recycling receptacles
  • Vacuum rugs and carpets and remove stains using brushes and cleaners
  • Dust and mop hard flooring using appropriate cleaning devices such as brooms and mops
  • Clean and dust furniture such as desks and chairs
  • Wipe down grubby hand marks and sanitize floors
  • Empty trash bins and clean / wash bins on a regular basis
  • Remove marks from doors and windows
  • Clean telephones and extension phones
  • Clean and polish brass fixtures and fittings such as lights and doorknobs
  • Dust and wipe skirting, pipes and window ledges
  • Sweep driveways and parking areas and clear them of dangerous or unsightly debris
  • Clear grounds of hazardous materials and empty grounds trash bins

Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary but does require frequent walking or standing for short periods or carrying light loads of papers, book, or reports that do not require special physical demands. Light Lifting (under 15 lbs); Light Carrying (under 15 lbs); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Hearing (aid permitted).

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Experience in two or more of the following areas, or other work related to Housekeeping;
  • Experience that demonstrated a practical working knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry, biology, and bacteriology as applied to environmental sanitation, infection control, and to the choice and use of antimicrobial agents in the disinfection, sanitization, and/or sterilization of surfaces and equipment.
  • Experience in laundry and linen management.
  • Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of waste management, including the requirements relating to hazardous, toxic, and infectious wastes and provisions for their final disposition.
  • Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of pest management, including alternative methods of control and the selection and application of chemicals.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE

Benefits:
LU provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package.

Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent resident or possess a valid work permit to apply for this job
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • You will be required to serve a probationary period of 90 days
  • Subject to background/security investigation
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an on boarding process

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