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Janitor SCA1

Gesher Human Services

Gesher Human Services

Detroit, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023

JOB TITLE: Janitor



Gesher Human Services is a bridge to hope and opportunity for people at work, at home, and in the community. Gesher’s workforce development, behavioral health, and inclusion programming serves all Metro Detroiters while meeting the needs of the Jewish community.


The janitor is primarily responsible for maintaining a clean facility by completing a variety of cleaning tasks.


  • Documented and verifiable disability required.
  • Six months related experience and/or documented training in janitorial field required.
  • Must be able to follow designated custodial task sequences.
  • Must be able to follow verbal instructions.
  • Must obtain and maintain security clearance with the General Services Administration.
  • Ability to push and lift equipment, office furniture, and accessories weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.


  • Dust mop or sweep all non-carpeted floors; damp mop floors as needed or vacuum carpeting walk-off mats as applicable as per schedule.
  • Empty waste receptacles and food containers, changing plastic liners as required.
  • Fill all dispensers, i.e., soap, toilet tissue, paper towels, sanitary napkins as per schedule.
  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect walls, doors, partitions, woodwork, and handrails in restrooms as specified.
  • Clean and disinfect waste receptacles and sanitary napkin containers as per schedule.
  • Clean and disinfect sinks, toilets and urinals.
  • Clean window glass and mirrors.
  • Sweep and damp mop bathroom room floors with a germicidal solution as per schedule.
  • Clean and disinfect drinking fountains.
  • Clean elevators and stair ways.
  • Dust/clean all fixtures, ledges, edges, shelves, exposed pipes, high and low dusting, door frames, or other hard surface areas.
  • Clean window glass, inside and out in lobby areas and partition glass.
  • Collect and transport recyclable materials from recycling bins and containers throughout the building.
  • Remove trash, rubbish and boxes from area to outside dumpster.
  • Spot clean carpet, rugs, and walk-off mats as needed.
  • Wash exterior entrances, steps, and platforms.
  • Police outside areas to remove gum, litter, debris, papers, trash, and other discarded materials.
  • Vacuum/clean fabric furniture.
  • Remove snow from entrance and sidewalks using a shovel or snow blower.
  • Perform variable cleaning procedures as assigned.


Environmental conditions:

  • Moderate noise (i.e., business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period.

Physical requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard, reach, stoop, kneel to install computer equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.
  • Light to moderate lifting in required.


As appropriate and fiscally reasonable.


This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay in accordance with the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

The above job description is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be all inclusive or limiting as to specific duties. The Agency reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Agency desires and in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying the position. The described job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability.

This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise and any employment relationship remains “at-will.”

Gesher is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.