Under general supervision, performs general cleaning and housekeeping duties in all Laboratory buildings.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Requires a High School diploma, GED, or higher. * Must have 1-year prior commercial cleaning experience, including stripping and waxing floors, commercial carpet cleaning and ability to operate commercial cleaning machines. * Shift 7am to 3:30pm. Please Note: Applicants must have the ability to occasionally work night shift 12pm- 8:30pm, on an as needed basis. * Must possess a valid NYS driver's license. * Must complete OS1 training.
* Must meet the medical requirements of the "Job Assessment Form". * Must have a telephone and must provide the number to BNL for callout and contact purposes. * Must possess written and verbal skills. * Must be capable of following written instruction procedures, work orders, and similar documents. * Must possess the writing skills to sufficiently complete work orders and other required documents. * Must be able to communicate verbally with customers, fellow workers, and supervisors. * Must be able to complete all the requirements of the Job Training Assessment.
Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:
* Standing, bending, and lifting. * Moderate lifting < 30 lbs. * Heavy lifting > 30 lbs. * Ability to climb portable ladders. * Work in warm environments. * Work around moving machinery. * Physical coordination dexterity and balance. * Use of powered operating hand-tools. * Exposure to cleaning chemicals, fumes, and dust. * Ability to maintain respirator qualifications. * Ability to wear proper PPE such as safety glasses, safety shoes and hearing protection.
The Lab's placement policy is to select the best qualified candidate for an available position. With respect to Bargaining Unit positions, candidates are considered in the following order: (1) present benefits-eligible employees within the department/division and/or appropriate bargaining unit, with preference for those within the immediate work group; (2) present benefits-eligible employees within the Laboratory; and (3) outside applicants.
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
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