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Environmental Services Technician I

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

Job Description

The Jackson Laboratory, located in Bar Harbor, ME currently is seeking applicants for the position of Environmental Services Technician!

 

Working under moderate supervision, the environmental services 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.

 

Monday-Friday, 3:30pm - 12:00am.

 

Must have the ability to wear a face mask for the entire shift and nitrile surgical gloves for 80% of the 8 hour shift!

 

Responsibilities:

Cleans and sanitizes restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures.

Cleans, dusts, and wipes furniture; sweeps, mops, or vacuums floors; empties/cleans wastebaskets and trash containers; replaces light bulbs; refills restroom dispensers.

Strips, cleans, buffs and applies floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.

Uses and maintains assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.

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

Follows instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.

Locks and unlocks assigned buildings: secures building when facilities are not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights.

Handles recycling materials.

 

Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Must have the ability to walk 26,000 steps nightly or approximately 10 miles during the course of nightly duties

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 (to clearly and effectively exchange information)

Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects up to 50 pounds

Effective interpersonal skills sufficient to permit incumbent to work effectively with a wide variety of people and personalities representing both internal clients and external suppliers. Must be able to present oneself in a positive manner through appearance, attitude and behavior

Ability to use computers and basic business computer programs (e-mail, web, word processing, spreadsheets, et.al.)

 

Please submit a resume to complete the application process!

 

About JAX:

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

 

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: 626512

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Oct 21, 2021