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Maintenance Custodian Worker / House Keeping - Westland Family Center, $10/hr

Maintenance Custodian Worker / House Keeping - Westland Family Center, $10/hr

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Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan.


Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan.


We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.


Job Summary


Assists in the general maintenance and housekeeping of the building and grounds.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure equipment is properly cleaned and maintained.
  2. Provide recommendation to enhance quality of services provided.
  3. Clean and prepare vacant rooms.
  4. Clean and ensure building's exterior and interior are maintained as expected.
  5. Perform housekeeping tasks as directed.
  6. Perform external grounds keeping functions at center, including lawn care and snow removal as directed.
  7. Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies and submit orders to supervisor. Assist with loading and unloading deliveries.


Job Qualifications


Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.



  • One year housekeeping or janitorial experience preferred.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic applications such as addition, subtraction and multiplication.
  • Ability to relate effectively and harmoniously with staff, residents and general public.
  • Ability to display compassion and empathy towards persons served.


Additional Work Requirements

  • N/A


Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Ability to stand and routinely move throughout building and outdoors.
  • Ability to move freely about building and grounds.
  • Ability to push/pull weights of up to 250 pounds and lift weights of up to 50 pounds.
  • Excellent eye-hand coordination.