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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
12.06 Per Hour
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Janitor - Oak Ridge

Job Title: Janitor Where: Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, TN Pay Rate: $12.06/hr Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and robust wellness program Work Schedule: Full Time – Day Shift Posting Date: April 30, 2018 Skookum’s mission is “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities”. Only applications of individuals with disabilities will be considered at this time.* Description: The Janitor cleans and keeps in an orderly condition factory working areas and washrooms, or premises of an office, apartment house, or commercial or other establishment. Duties involve a combination of the following: Sweeping, mopping or scrubbing, and polishing floors; removing chips, trash, and other r efuse; dusting equipment, furniture, or fixtures; polishing metal fixtures or trimmings; providing supplies and minor maintenance services; and cleaning lavatories, showers, and restrooms.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Restroom Cleaning – sanitize and clean all toilets, urinals, sinks, fixtures, partitions, walls & doors. Restock supplies. Collect trash and replace liners. Sweep and mop floor. Follow cross contamination procedures.
  • Office Cleaning – sweep, mop, vacuum according to schedule. Spot clean as needed.
  • Cleaning halls and high traffic areas – sweep, mop, vacuum according to schedule. Spot clean as needed.
  • Cleaning entrances and exits – sweep, mop, vacuum according to schedule.
  • Emptying trash receptacles both desk side, lunchrooms, restrooms and common area waste receptacles, to include recycling receptacles.
  • Restocking supplies – restock supplies daily.
  • Dusting, cleaning surfaces, spot cleaning, glass cleaning.
  • Clean drinking fountains, cleaning restrooms, locker rooms, break rooms, kitchenettes/eating areas appliances cleaning.
  • Cleaning stairwells – sweep, mop, vacuum, wipe handrails according to schedule.
  • Cleaning portable showers – clean all shower stalls, damp wipe for dust, restock supplies, mop floors following cross contamination procedures.
  • Maintaining lockers – clean and organize. Clean and rinse all equipment before storing.
  • Wet/Dry mopping – wet/dry mop each floor according to schedule.
  • Floor maintenance, carpet cleaning, spot cleaning, clean upholstered furniture.
  • Patio cleaning, sidewalks immediately around entrances.
  • Window cleaning interior and exterior glass cleaning, cleaning window blinds.
  • Cleaning whiteboards and trays.
  • Clean and empty smoking receptacles.
  • Clean and sanitize fitness equipment and matted areas.
  • Communicating with customers – always be courteous and communicate in a professional manner when talking with customers.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Maintain professionalism in both appearance and demeanor.


  • High School Diploma/ GED required.
  • Six months of janitorial experience is preferred; specialized vocational, technical or other formal training may be substituted in part for experience.
  • Ability to communicate with others in a courteous and helpful way.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers.
  • Ability to follow instructions and learn cleaning processes.
  • Ability to tell time and count work hours.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical.
  • Must be able to provide customer service in a professional and courteous manner.

Security Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be able to pass a National criminal background check. Must obtain and maintain an “L” level security clearance with the Department of Energy.

Driving Requirements: Valid State Driver License. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum’s insurance company. A Skookum application is required accompanied by a professional resume. Please visit our website at to apply online.

*Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46-48c)