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Requisition Number 11-180 Janitor - Hope Harbor/Watts
Post Date 10/16/2020
Title Janitor
City Los Angeles
State CA

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


The Custodian performs custodial, Regularly cleans and disinfects restrooms, offices, common area space ; stocks and keeps inventory of facility paper products and supplies and responds to emergency calls relating to janitorial services, implements setup and takedown for a wide variety of events; works closely with employees and to meet the custodial needs of the facility, and surround ground area to ensure efficient and safe operations.


• Performs routine and comprehensive custodial assigned to the facilities.
• Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedure.
• Vacuums, shampoos and spot clean carpets and furniture; identifies stains and uses proper chemicals for removal.
• Removes trash in accordance with established procedures.
• Regularly cleans and disinfects restrooms, offices, waiting area and other common areas; stocks and keeps inventory of facility paper products and supplies.
• Reports and responds to emergency calls for custodial assistance.
• Responds to service requests, coordinates resources, and implements the set up and take down of furniture and equipment for a wide variety of staff, and clients.
• Performs various custodial duties such as changing light bulbs and fixtures in restrooms, and classrooms.
• Strips, cleans, buffs and applies floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuums and shampoo carpets.
• Maintains inventory and submits written requests for supplies; tests and evaluates new supplies and equipment. Receives the supply order and stocks it.
• Operates and maintains power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
• Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; empty and clean ash trays and cigarette urns; replace light bulbs; refill restroom dispensers.
• Wash accessible interior and exterior windows. Clean blinds. Launder cleaning rags and dust mops.
• Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, following directions, comprehension, calculating, and reading.
• Performs related duties as assigned.


Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead. Ability to operate computer and telephone. Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.


1. Minimum 3 years’ experience in custodial service
2. Must have floor care experience
3. Ability to operate power tools.
4. Ability to read, understand, and explain manufacturers’ warnings, labels, instructions, and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
5. Driving Test and clean MVR check (if applicable).
6. If working in vicinity of children a criminal background check is required with certification for Protect the Mission policies and procedures.


1. Maturity and good judgment
2. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of personnel and residents.
3. Ability to work
4. Independently and follow instructions.
5. Methods of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces;
6. Proper use of a wide range of chemicals according to state and federal regulations;
7. Handling and disposing of hazardous materials and blood borne pathogens with care.
8. Identify stains and use proper chemicals for their removal;
9. Work effectively in and around the public
10. Operate manual and power equipment
11. Perform physical labor
12. Maintain cooperative working relationships
13. Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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