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Janitor FBH-3

Gesher Human Services

Gesher Human Services

Detroit, MI, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

DEPARTMENT: Vocational Rehabilitation

SUPERVISOR: Environmental Services Trainer

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.



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent


  • Documented and verifiable disability strongly preferred.
  • Six months related experience and/or documented training in janitorial field required.
  • Must be able to follow designated janitorial task sequences.
  • Must be able to follow verbal instructions.
  • Work involves ability to work flexible hours.
  • Work involves the ability to obtain police clearance or bonded.
  • Work involves ability to push and lift equipment, office furniture, and accessories weighing up to 50 pounds.


  • Fill all dispensers, i.e., soap, toilet tissue, paper towels, sanitary napkins as per schedule.
  • Dust mop or sweep all non-carpeted floors; damp mop floors as scheduled.
  • Vacuum all carpeting and walk-off mats per schedule.
  • Empty waste receptacles and food containers, changing plastic liners as required.
  • 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 drinking fountains, sinks, toilets and urinals.
  • Clean window glass and mirrors.
  • Dust all fixtures, ledges, edges, shelves, exposed pipes, high and low dusting, door frames, etc., as scheduled.
  • Sweep and damp mop toilet room floors with a germicidal solution as per schedule.
  • Clean window glass, inside and out in lobby areas and partition glass as assigned.
  • Remove trash, rubbish and boxes from area to outside dumpster as assigned.
  • Spot clean carpet, rugs, and walk-off mats as needed.
  • Empty and replace sand in smoking receptacles as scheduled.
  • Vacuum/clean fabric chairs in conference rooms or offices as assigned.
  • Wash desk tables and tables where applicable per schedule.
  • Wash marker boards, blackboards, and electronic blackboards as assigned.


Environmental conditions:

  • Moderate noise (i.e., business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.

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.
  • Light to moderate lifting in required.
  • Must pass required background check and drug tests (as required by contract).


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.