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Janitor (50013-50014)

Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong and communities are vibrant.LSF is looking for a talented Janitor who would like to make an impact in the lives of others.Purpose & Impact:Performs cleaning and maintenance activities, including dusting, mopping, finishing, and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms. Ensures that the facility is clean, safe, and functional.Essential Functions:

  • Cleans the facility on a daily basis and ensures that assigned areas are clean and free of hazards. Cleans classrooms, hallways, floors, rooms, bathrooms, offices, entrances, etc.
  • Performs routine maintenance of building and grounds during program breaks and more often as needed.
  • Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to supervisor and/or staff person in charge of facilities.
  • Performs outdoor tasks such as sweeping steps, porches, and drives, maintaining parking lot, mowing lawns, trimming shrubs and trees, raking gravel or leaves, clearing parking areas, etc.
  • Maintains cooperative relationships with Center staff and Operations staff.
  • Attends safety and operational training as directed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.Other Functions:
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
    • Develop and maintain effective communication and working relationships with staff, co-workers, physicians, and youth.
    • Provides support and empathy to youth.
    • Learn shelter policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; preferably bilingual in Spanish.
    • Ability to work with a team.
    • Must complete the Dream Center orientation and all required background checks.Physical Requirements:
      • Must be able to lift at least 45 lbs. Reasonable accommodation may be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities.
      • Must have the ability to remain in standing position for extended periods of the workdayEducation:High school diploma or G.E.D.Experience:This is entry-level position. - Some experience in cleaning and maintaining childcare or educational facilities preferred.Skills:
        • Ability to understand verbal instructions.
        • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
        • Ability to operate vacuums and other related equipment.
        • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
        • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
        • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
        • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
        • Ability to understand written and verbal communications.Other:Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs. -Principal Accountabilities:
          • Team player with staff, co-workers, physicians, and youth. -
          • Accurate, complete and timely submission of paperwork (including reports) to various entities.
          • Flexible and adapts to changes in workflow and environment.
          • Adherence to LSF personnel policies and procedures.Why work for LSF?LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need. -Mission Driven -staff members become part of the LSF community while -transforming the lives of those in need. -Our staff additionally find -growth opportunities -as they explore areas of interest within the -organization. - -Amazing benefits package -including:
            • Medical, Dental and Vision
            • Teledoc (24/7 online access to Doctors)
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
            • Employer paid life insurance (1X salary)
            • 13 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
            • Generous PTO policy (starting at 16 working days a year)
            • 403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match OR 3% student loan repayment reimbursement
            • Tuition reimbursementLutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity -employer.

Keywords: Lutheran Services Florida, Sarasota , Janitor (50013-50014), Other , Sarasota, Florida

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