General Cleaner - Janitorial Services - Seasonal

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Position Objective

Position Objective:

Looking for a position within a well-known company? If you’re looking, we’ve got the job for you. Harvard Maintenance is seeking energetic employees to work with our Amazon warehouse teams in the Houston, TX area.

The Cleaner ensures the warehouse buildings are kept in a clean and orderly condition. Cleaners ensure the warehouse buildings maintain a clean and orderly environment by performing janitorial duties within (or outside) the warehouse.      

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To include, but not limited to:

  • Basic cleaning in a large warehouse, including cleaning of all common areas, restrooms, entrances, elevators, walkways, stairs, and other assigned items/areas
  • Cleaning of restrooms includes restocking toilet tissue and other dispensers, emptying trash, clean and sanitize fixtures, clean mirrors, spot clean partition doors and walls, sweep and mop tile floors, and clean toilets and urinals
  • Replenish break room supplies, clean sinks, countertops, microwaves, and refrigerators as needed
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners
  • Cleaning includes dust mopping, damp mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, gum removal, dusting, picking up larger objects off the floor and spot cleaning glass
  • Performs additional duties as required, including attending to flooded areas, incidental spills, and related clean-up work for trash and restroom concerns throughout shift
  • Breakdown cardboard and empty out containers
  • Maintain janitorial area in a clean, organized, and safe manner
  • Restock carts and closets at the end of each shift
  • Assist with other duties as needed
  • Observes appearance and condition of premises and equipment; reports needed repairs, safety hazards, or conditions requiring outside vendor services

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Prior experience is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of cleaning products and/or willing to learn
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Must be willing to work assigned hours, and overtime hours as required (weekends and rotating shifts included)
  • Must be able to lift to 49 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation, frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach, and stand/walk for up to 10 hours
  • Comfortable working in a warehouse with temperatures ranging between 60-90 degrees, occasionally exceeding
  • Noise level varies in the warehouse and can sometimes be loud
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Background Check Required
  • Season is expected to run from November 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  This position may end sooner based on business needs and/or job performance.  


Harvard is offering a competitive salary structure.  Starting pay $11.50 hourly
Equal Opportunity Employer


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