The Salvation Army

Porter

US-NY-Springfield
Job ID
2017-3947
Category
Maintenance
Compensation Min
USD $12.02/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.87/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Under the direction of the Building Superintendent, the Porter helps to ensure the facility is properly cleaned, safe and sanitary for all residents, staff and visitors into the building. The Porter helps to complete work orders, minor building repairs and completes the cleaning of all vacant units within the regulatory time frame of four hours.

Responsibilities

  • The Porter reports directly to the Superintendent regarding all janitorial and facility related issues; immediately reports any major building repairs, hazards, defects and/or supply needs to the Superintendent.
  • The Porter cleans and sanitizes all assigned vacant units within the DHS regulatory timeline of 4 hours post discharge.
  • The Porter cleans all public areas and workspaces as assigned.
  • The Porter completes all work orders as assigned.
  • The Porter empties all trash from the compactor as assigned.
  • The Porter cleans and maintains floors (strip, wax, buff, mop and/or vacuum) as assigned.
  • The Porter cleans and sanitizes all bathrooms as assigned.
  • The Porter paints and makes minor repairs of the facility and facility property as assigned.
  • The Porter assists in moving furniture and belongings of clients into and out of units as assigned.
  • The Porter assists with ground clean up and snow removal as assigned as assigned.
  • The Porter stores and retrieves deliveries and supplies as assigned.
  • The Porter assists in any special projects as assigned.
  • The Porter takes responsibility for proper care and maintenance of tools, supplies, and equipment being used in the performance of duties.
  • The Porter drives agency vehicle as needed. Accurately tracks all mileage within van log book.
  • The Porter retrieves and/or delivers interoffice mail to DHS, DHQ as needed.
  • The Porter maintains a safe and sanitary workspace and follows all OSHA regulations.
  • The Porter must be available to contact 24/7 in the event of a facilities emergency (i.e. snow, flood, fire, etc.).
  • Other assignments and tasks may be added at the discretion of the Program Director or Salvation Army Department Heads.
  • Has respect and consideration for the people being served.
  • Consistently reports to work on time and is ready to begin work at the start of the shift
  • Always provides proper notification as per Salvation Army procedures when late or absent.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of workflow.
  • Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of direct supervision.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of clients, shelter/programs, agency, and/or The Salvation Army.
  • Wears I.D. badge while on duty.
  • Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with clients, visitors, contract staff, volunteers and co-workers.
  • Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude at the work place and towards job.
  • Projects a good image in dealing with the public and its clients. Is willing to make an extra effort to help build a quality and caring shelter/program.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Experience working with a disadvantaged population is a plus.
  • Must have ability to lift at least fifty pounds and be able to work at least an eight hour shift primarily standing and moving.
  • Must have ability to take and follow instructions and follow through with assigned tasks; familiarity with basic cleaning equipment.
  • Skills in repair and technical knowledge of working of physical plant preferred.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License is strongly preferred.
  • Must be willing to become certified as a fire safety coordinator.

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