Goodwill of Greater Washington 2062 - Custodian (Alexandria, VA) in Alexandria, Virginia

Impact Your Future, While Impacting Your Community. Our Company. Your Career. Together We Transform Lives!REPORTS TO: General Manager - Retail, Area ManagerPOSITION SUMMARY:Provide preventative cleaning services for retail store in accordance with green cleaning methods and best industry practices.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Maintains cleanliness of all assigned areas in the retail store, ensuring store is clean, hazard free (within the custodianand#39;s span of control) and customer ready prior to opening.Performs cleaning duties such as dusting lights, furniture, shelves and other horizontal surfaces, dry and/or wet mopping hard floor surfaces, vacuuming carpets, emptying and cleaning trash containers and ashtrays, spot cleaning walls, carpets and windows, and using the high speed buffer to burnish hard floor surfaces.Cleans, maintains and ensures basic security of assigned equipment.Notifies supervisor of equipment and facilities needing repair or replacement or any other potential safety hazard.*This position requires frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of up to 40 pounds. Prolonged walking and standing are required as well as frequent bending, reaching and stooping.Required Qualifications: Two years previous commercial cleaning experience.Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.Ability to decipher/comprehend signs indicating danger.Skilled in the knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment such as a scrubber and extractor as required by site specifications.Proven track record of dependability.Excellent customer service skills i.e. ability to communicate positively and consistently with the customer, co-workers and supervisor; deliver professional consistent results.Ability to obtain security clearance, pass a background check and drug screening as required by assigned site.Physical Demands Medium - Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of up to 40 pounds. Prolonged walking and standing are required as well as frequent bending, reaching and stooping.Work Environment Moderate - Occasionally exposed to extreme atmospheric conditions (temperature, noise fumes, dust, etc.) Please ensure that your resume reflects a history consistent with the duties and requirements desired for this position. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer minority/female/disability/vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.