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Specialty Cleaner

Gesher Human Services

Gesher Human Services

Detroit, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

DEPARTMENT: Cadillac Place

SUPERVISOR: Site Manager, Cadillac Place

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.


Ensure the cleanliness of locations assigned



  • Nine months related experience and/or documented training in janitorial field required.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent


  • Must be able to follow designated janitorial task sequences
  • Must be able to follow verbal instructions
  • Must be able to pass Gesher background check; additional governmental clearances may be required
  • Must be able to pass drug screen
  • 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


  • Thoroughly vacuum all carpeted areas. Spot clean carpeted areas as necessary using approved methods.
  • Sweep and dust mop/damp. Mop/wet hard floor surfaces. Buff all vinyl asphalt, rubber, and similar type flooring as assigned. Strip and wax vinyl flooring as assigned using approved methods.
  • Empty waste receptacles, changing plastic liners as required. Transport waste to designated areas.
  • Pick up all recyclable paper from marked containers centrally located throughout the building and remove to designated containers in the loading dock area or other designated areas.
  • In restrooms, thoroughly clean and disinfect dispensers, sinks, toilets, urinal walls, doors, partitions and handrails. Clean glass and mirrors. Scrub restroom floors as required.
  • Fill all dispensers, i.e. soap, toilet tissue, paper towels, sanitary napkins.
  • Clean and/or disinfect drinking fountains, water coolers, break room tables, counters or other areas as assigned.
  • Dust fixtures and horizontal surfaces such as ledges, edges, shelves, exposed pipes, chair rungs, file cabinets, door frames, etc.
  • Clean glass, inside and out, in lobby areas as assigned.
  • Clean elevators, air bars and vents.
  • Spot clean walls as required.
  • Maintain exterior entrances by policing for trash and debris, emptying waste receptacles and replacing liners, emptying ashtrays, and performing snow removal as needed.
  • Maintain orderly clean and safe work areas.
  • Perform variable cleaning procedures as designated, i.e. light switches, area above revolving doors, door frames and kick plates. Includes cleaning of brass and stainless steel.


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.