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Custodian - (Bridge Housing for Women)

Adult Services | Whittier, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the interior and exterior of all buildings, parking lots and grounds in good condition
  • Performs custodial duties to assure that centers are clean and sanitary adhering to janitorial schedules as provided by VOALA
  • Performs or assists in executions of minor repairs that might include the following: Carpentry, Plumbing, Interior painting, Refurbishing, Cleaning, Landscape and Irrigation systems
  • Follows daily maintenance checklist provided by supervisor; Assures tools and supplies are stocked and appropriately secured in vehicles as well as in maintenance store rooms; maintains cleanliness and order of store rooms
  • Checks center daily for any safety concerns; understands and carries out VOALA, federal and other governmental regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Background and Skills:

Education:

  • High School or GED Equivalent or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Experience:

  • Must have basic building maintenance skills
  • Must be able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to:
    • Lifting up to 50 lbs on a regular basis without assistance
    • Bending, standing, climbing and walking continually
    • Working with noise and dust
    • Works in inclement weather conditions
  • Must be able to understand how to safely work with caustic chemicals and cleaning materials

Preferred for this Position:

  • 2 years of general maintenance experience
  • Ability to read and write instructions in English preferred
  • Custodial or building maintenance in a school setting preferred
  • Background in construction trades a plus
  • Proven familiarity with homelessness and related issues a plus

                                                 

Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.