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NANA Regional Corporation Back-up Courier/Janitor - Valdez, AK in Valdez, Alaska

Req ID: ALY00432



This Back-up Courier/Janitor primarily serves as a backup or fill-in for the main courier driver, which provides safe, reliable, efficient and prompt transportation for personnel and mail items around the Valdez Marine Terminal. When not performing courier duties this position is responsible for performing janitorial duties for office buildings and related facilities by providing a wide variety of cleaning services and other related duties required to keep facilities in a safe, clean and orderly condition. Services are provided on and off Alyeska’s Valdez Pipeline Marine Terminal and this position provides back up service for any cafeteria events. All duties are to be performed in accordance with NMS’ mission, vision, and values as well as housekeeping policies, practices, and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs all duties required of a courier and janitor.

  • Transports personnel to and from various destinations at the terminal.

  • Transport personnel to and from the airport as requested.

  • Transports high priority mail items and processes routine mail items, including, but not limited to boxes, packages, etc.

  • Maintains a log of packages received and distributed.

  • Completes and maintains a daily vehicle use logbook.

  • Performs daily preventative maintenance on assigned vehicle such as checking brakes, lights, windshield wipers, etc., as well as refueling the fuel tank before it reaches a half tank.

  • Keeps the interior of the vehicle, including windows, clean and operational.

  • May lift luggage and personal belongings to and from a Suburban or Pickup Truck to assist passengers.

  • Performs emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires.

  • Operates a postal machine and scale.

  • Constantly monitors mobile telephone and/or radio to maintain service delivery.

  • Cleaning hallways, stairways, offices, food preparation or break areas, kitchen areas or equipment, laundry rooms, clinics, living areas, work areas, off-site areas, common areas, restrooms, public areas, or other similar areas.

  • Restocking break areas, restrooms, supply closets and janitorial areas.

  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, extract, waxes, buff, vacuums, etc. all types of floors.

  • Empty trash cans and replace liners, and clean receptacles as necessary.

  • May compact trash.

  • May change light bulbs and perform very light facility maintenance.

  • May keep building entryways free of snow and debris.

  • Dusts both low and high areas. Wipes down or cleans various surfaces.

  • Uses appropriate PPE, equipment and cleaning solutions for all tasks.

  • Maintain work areas and janitor closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.

  • Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.

  • Remove linen and towels from various areas and places them in the appropriate locations.

  • Removes and transports trash and recyclables to the appropriate disposal areas.

  • Operate and maintain various types of vehicle(s) to work at various locations.

  • Stocks vehicle with required supplies, goes to remote facilities to clean, stock and maintain those facilities. Required to go outside in extreme cold conditions to get in a vehicle, warm up the vehicle, and to go inside different facilities and locations.

  • Required to carry items (up to 48 pounds) up and down stairs and across grated platforms.

  • Attend JSA Tool Box Meetings.

  • Identifies, resolves, and/or appropriately reports site’s safety hazards and any potential safety hazards.

  • Notify supervisor if safety and sanitation standards are not being met.

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • At least one (1) year of directly related experience that demonstrates a general working knowledge of commercial cleaning and commercial cleaning processes.

  • Currently hold or have the ability to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) within 30 days of hire.

  • A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under NMS’ vehicle insurance policy.

  • Must be able to drive 8 passenger Suburban and 5 Passenger Crew Cab long bed Pickup Truck, 4-wheel drive vehicles safely

  • Must pass all pre-employment contract requirements which may include but are not limited to: hair follicle drug test, physical and fit for duty assessment and hearing test. Applicants not located near a testing facility are responsible for paying for travel to the nearest testing facility.

  • Must be able to cooperate and work as part of a team with fellow employees, customers and clients.

  • Must be able to make decisions in the moment with little to no supervision.

  • Must be able to be on your feet for 8-12 hours per shift.

  • Contract requires employees to speak, understand, read and write English.

  • Must meet and adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations set forth by the company and client.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Weather: Indoor/Outdoor. Frequently exposed to arctic conditions.

Noise level: Moderate to Loud

Description of environment: Employees must constantly be able to stand, walk, climb, push, pull use hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch. Employees are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

Physical requirements: Fit For Duty Test

  • Lift: Lift 50 lbs. from floor to knuckle x2

  • Lift: Lift 50 lbs. from floor to waist x 2

  • Lift: Lift 38 lbs. from floor to shoulders x 2

  • Carry: Carry 38 lbs. with two hands for a minimum distance of 30 feet x 2, self-paced.

  • Allow a 60 second rest period between carry tests.

  • Push: push horizontally with a peak force of 50 f-lbs. with two hands

  • Pull: pull horizontally with a peak force of 75 f-lbs. with two hands.

  • Stoop & Twist: Perform alternate cross over toe touches x 5 each side, self-paced but continuous.

  • Squat Test: Functionally squat x 5, self-paced but continuous.

  • Stairs: Climb up and down 12 steps x 15 for a total of 180 steps,

  • Allow 30 second rest after climbing up and down each set of 50 steps, self-paced.

  • Stairs & Carry: Climb up and down 10 steps x 5 for a total of 50 steps while carrying 38 lbs. in one hand and using the other hand to grasp a railing for safety, self-paced.

  • Allow a 60 second rest period after climbing up and down 25 steps while carrying.

  • Slanted Ladder: Climb a slanted ladder with 3 rungs x 3 repetitions for a total of 9 rungs, self-paced but continuous.


* NMS Core Values*

Safety guides our behavior.

Honesty and integrity govern our activities.

Commitments made will be fulfilled.

All individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

The environment will be protected and sustained.

Organization: Camp Services

Job: Housekeeping/Janitorial

Primary Location: US-AK-Valdez

Shift: Day Job