Environmental Services Technician I

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Jackson Laboratory, located in Bar Harbor, Maine,is currently seeking applicants for the position of Environmental Services Technician I.

Monday-Friday, 7 am - 3:30 pm.

Working under moderate supervision, the Environmental Services Technician position has the primary responsibility of cleaning properties owned or leased by The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) to promote the health and safety of The Jackson Laboratory's visitors and its employees. This includes traditional custodial tasks (maintaining public spaces and bathrooms) and housekeeping responsibilities (laundry and service to a conference center).

Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

Clean restrooms and re-stock them with supplies.

Gather and empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers.

Sweep, mop (dry-wet), spot-clean and/or vacuum building floors.

Move/lift furniture and equipment.

Handle bio-waste and/or recycling materials.

Clean ceiling vents, horizontal/vertical surfaces, glass/mirrors, etc.

Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs, make minor equipment adjustments/repairs, maintain equipment, re-stock/maintain supply area, special projects, etc.

Washes walls and equipment; uses ladders when required in work assignments.

Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.

Handles recycling materials.

Other duties as assigned.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Able to work under limited supervision and consistently achievereliable results.

Self-motivated with the ability to organize time effectively, demonstrated ability to manage details and provide excellent client service skills.

Ability to understand written/verbal instructions and communicate effectively with others.Must present oneself positively through appearance, attitude, and behavior.

Able to operatecleaning equipment in a safe manner.

Able to review and briefly respond to email, or other electronic correspondences.

Ability to pass computer administered ISSA Cleaning CITS 101 and field proficiency testing within 6 months of hire.

Successful completion of JAX Environmental Services Technician training program (Department Guidelines; Basics of Cleaning and Restroom Care within one year of hire (score of 75% or higher).

Ability to understand and follow Federal, State, and JAX safety rules and regulations, including wearing personal protective equipment as task require (PPE).

The Environmental Services Technician I position is currently scheduled for day shift or second shift Monday-Friday, but is subject to working third shift, and/or weekends to meet business requirements of the Facilities Department and The Jackson Laboratory.


High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Valid Driver's License.

Must have the ability to walk 10,000 steps, or more, during the shift.

Ability to lift and or manipulate heavy objects up to 50 pounds,

Ability to work for extended periods of time without sitting. The job requires long periods of standing, walking, bending, or kneeling.
Pay Range: $13.78 - $21.88


About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please visit.

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1063711

Posted On: Apr 04, 2024

Updated On: Apr 04, 2024

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