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NANA Regional Corporation Lead Janitor - Valdez, AK - $22/HR DOE in Valdez, Alaska

Req ID: ALY00443



This Lead Janitor position provides and directs the activities of those involved in a variety of cleaning services and other related duties required to keep food service areas, office facilities, and similar areas in a clean and orderly condition. This position will expedite product, supplies and equipment from facility to facility. 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 janitor or other assigned employee.

  • Is accountable for meeting all of the obligations required of assigned employees.

  • Promotes NMS Core Values in the workplace.

  • Helps direct and guide assigned housekeeping and janitorial employees.

  • Follows and informs assigned employees of client directed site specific worksite guidelines and procedures

  • Helps train new staff and provides ongoing training to existing staff.

  • Regularly conducts inspections to maintain the quality of provided services.

  • Coordinates associated equipment care and maintenance.

  • Makes sure all quality standards and work procedures for staff are met.

  • Personally resolves minor maintenance or client emergencies as they occur or takes steps to permanently address them.

  • Assist employees in the resolution of work-related difficulties.

  • Identifies, resolves, or appropriately reports site’s safety hazards.

  • Utilizes safe work practices and uses proper PPE in the performance of all tasks.

  • Cleans, vacuums, mops, or restocks hallways, stairways, offices, food preparation or break areas, kitchen areas or equipment, , work areas, off-site areas, common areas, restrooms, public areas, or other similar areas.

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

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

  • Uses appropriate equipment and cleaning solutions for all tasks.

  • Removes and properly disposes of discarded materials.

  • Removes and transports trash via vehicle to the appropriate disposal areas.

  • Remove linen, towels, and trash from various areas.

  • May require cleaning of indoor and/or outdoor smoking lounges.

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

  • May keep building entryways free of snow and debris.

  • Participates in and supports corporate and client safety programs.

  • Operates a vehicle to travel and work at several client locations nightly, on and off site.

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

  • Notify supervisor of equipment and supply needs.

  • This position has 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 experience that evidences a working knowledge of cleaning equipment and general cleaning processes.

  • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience in a directly related field.

  • 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 pass all pre-employment contract requirements which may include but are not limited to: 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 10-12 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: Night Job

NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.