Environmental Services Technician (DII East Lake ALU)
Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies
The Environmental Services Technician provides routine cleaning and upkeep of the interior and exterior of the Assisted Living Unit and performs some maintenance on ALU equipment and small appliances.
• High School diploma or GED is required.
• Previous experience in janitorial and maintenance work strongly preferred.
• Additional training in preventive maintenance and minor repairs desirable.
• Knowledge of Privacy Data Act and ability to maintain strict confidentiality of tenant facility and Band.
• Knowledgeable of chemicals used in facility and Right to Know program.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning various types of building surfaces and items of furniture.
• Knowledge of OSHA guidelines concerning hazardous chemicals.
• Knowledge of proper disposal techniques for bio-hazardous waste.
• Basic understanding of procedures for shutting off equipment and securing building as required to reduce hazards.
• Ability to read and interpret material safety date sheets on chemicals.
• Ability to maintain schedules providing for regular cleaning of all facilities assigned.
• Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
• Prior experience in and sensitivity to a Native American culture is preferred.
• Must have drivers license
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in servicing, repair and maintenance of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, electronic systems and equipment such as boilers, water softeners, air conditioners, washers, dryers, heating and cooling equipment, etc.
• Conduct preventative maintenance checks and tasks in accordance with established maintenance program.
• Maintain clean and organized work area.
• Conduct routine maintenance and minor repairs on tools and equipment.
• Perform janitorial duties including mopping of kitchen, laundry, public restrooms and other tile surfaces, vacuuming hallways and other carpeted areas, removing trash from kitchen and other public areas, cleaning public restrooms, shampooing carpet, keeping public areas free from dust and debris, keeping all walks free of snow and ice and ensuring all exits are accessible.
• Perform minor carpentry work such as painting, plaster patching, etc.
• Haul garbage, unload vehicles, unload freight, and store inventory as assigned.
• Cut grass and perform other outside grounds maintenance.
• Assist residents and staff with moving of furniture and other heavy items throughout the facility.
• Run errands for the facility as requested and directed by staff, and/or supervisor.
• Report unsafe conditions, equipment or items needing repair. Recognize safety hazards and act on them appropriately.
• Respond appropriately to fire/disasters, fire drills, emergency situations, safety hazards, etc.
• Use proper body mechanics to perform necessary lifting/carrying of supplies, equipment and materials, and pushing/pulling of equipment (lawn mowers, carts, etc.).
• Demonstrate safe practices in operating vehicles and transporting residents, equipment or materials from or to the facility.
• Comply with rules, regulations, policy, procedure, etc, including safety procedures, the Vulnerable Adults abuser policy and reporting procedure, the Mille Lacs Home Care Bill of Rights, Universal Precautions, Infection Control, and facility policy and procedure.
• Record or otherwise document work activities as appropriate.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Work exposes incumbent to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation. Some work may be conducted in crowded or cramped areas or otherwise uncomfortable conditions.
• Work exposes incumbent to possible bodily injury from moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools, or machinery.
• Work exposes incumbent to hazardous chemicals, blood borne pathogens, and respiratory hazards.
• Work is performed for sustained periods outdoors and occasionally in hot, cold, or inclement weather.
• Work requires use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, safety shoes, and other types of protective clothing.
• Hours are typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Some extra hours are possible.
• Limited local travel is required.