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Job Req ID:  9196


General summary/purpose: Cleans office buildings, laboratories, classrooms, and/or outside areas. Moves furniture, appliances and/or equipment.


Specific duties & responsibilities:

Cleans, sweeps, vacuums, and polishes floors. Uses various tools, equipment, and cleaning materials such as hand and power scrubbing and polishing equipment, small and large vacuum cleaners, large commercial type buffer, broom, dust brush, dust pan, wet and dry mop, bucket mop wringer, special cleaning solution, and chemical cleaners.


Cleans kitchen, restrooms; and lounge areas with required cleaners and disinfecting solutions. Polishes windows, mirrors, and fixtures.


Cleans walls, windows, window blinds and shades, ceilings, and doors. May work from ladders or scaffolding.     -           '


Replenishes towels, soap, toilet tissue, linen, and other supplies as required.


Moves furniture, appliances and/or equipment in offices, classrooms, and/or laboratories such as file cabinets, desks, chairs, laboratory equipment, freezers


Picks up litter and/or recyclable materials, empties large and small trash containers, removes miscellaneous debris and discarded building materials such as broken plaster, wood, and brick.


Removes snow and ice from building entrances, sidewalks and other areas as required. Utilizes snow plows, salting machine, shovel, etc.


Maintains equipment and work areas in clean and orderly condition.


Observes safety precautions and uses equipment and cleaners properly to avoid harming floors, fixtures, self, and others.


Locks secured areas after work has been completed; May be required to be available for 24 hour calls.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):


Preferred qualifications:

High school education or equivalent preferred. One year or more years of experience preferred.


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.


Ability to read and write such as to be able to read labels on cleaning and detergent materials, disinfecting solutions, and so forth.


Ability to operate large powered vacuum cleaners, cleaning and buffing equipment.


Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner.



Requisition #: 9196

Range: 2

Level: 1

Salary: $12.91

Status:  Full Time (Casual / On Call during probationary period)

School: School of Medicine

Location: School of Medicine Campus

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: No


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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