Janitor (Term-Limited Temporary), Seattle, Washington

Created 11/25/2022
Reference 580549
Job type Temporary
Country United States
State Washington
City Seattle
Zip 98104
Salary $23.14 - $24.92 Hourly
Position Description
Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.

The Facilities team is looking for experienced Temporary Janitors to help City Light combat the impacts of COVID-19. There are positions located at the North (1300 N 97th St, Seattle, WA 98103) and South (3613 4th Ave S #2207, Seattle, WA 98134) Service Center. This position will report to the Building/Facilities Operations Supervisor.
Job Responsibilities
Here is more about what you’ll be doing:
  • Cleans restrooms, facilities, and offices in assigned buildings and building areas.
  • Gathers and disposes of trash and wastes; replenishes restroom supplies; washes walls and windows, dusts furniture, polishes metal work.
  • Collects and recycles paper to reduce disposal costs; monitors volume, checks for contaminants and initiates removal or regrading.
  • Cleans lighting fixtures, windows, windowsills, screens, tops of windows, doors frames, and other high areas.
  • Cleans, waxes and polishes floors. Operates mechanical cleaners, polishers or other specialized floor care equipment.
  • Assists in moving furniture and other objects on occasional basis.
  • Sweeps outside areas and sidewalks and removes trash.
  • Operates a high pressure washer unit to clean walls, ceilings, and comfort stations. Operates light utility vehicle transporting washer unit; performs minor adjustments on washer unit.
  • Performs basic maintenance on equipment.
  • Reports evidence of damage and vandalism.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: In addition to the skills and experience mentioned below, a successful applicant will have experience that reflects a commitment to creating fair and equitable outcomes and has:
Experience: One year janitorial services experience cleaning a variety of building types and/or structures with different business uses; operating floor machines and mechanical cleaners; and experience with waste and recycling programs.

Certification/License: Washington State Driver’s License

Work Environment/Physical Demands:
  • Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently required to lift objects weighing 50 pounds or less.
  • Requires handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances.
  • Required to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Required to work on ladders/scaffolding above ground level.
Desired Qualifications - You will be successful if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities:
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment with good interpersonal skills.
Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice .
Additional Information
Application Process
Please submit the following with your online application:
  • A current resume of your educational and professional work experience.
Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Seattle City Light encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance , SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 . A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020 . Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information.

Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ .

The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents.

More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at:
"Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov

Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
Employer City of Seattle, WA

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