Building Maintenance Worker (Aquatic & Fitness Center)
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Category: Recreation / Music Pier Department: Public Works
Location: Aquatic & Fitness Center
Days of Operation: Sunday thru Saturday
Approx. # Hrs/Wk: 40
Hours of Operation: 6:00AM to 9:00PM
Season Length: April thru October
Under close supervision of the Aquatic & Fitness Center Manager, maintains the cleanliness of facilities and prepares facilities for recreation and leisure programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Checks for cleanliness and cleans rooms, offices, gymnasiums, bathrooms, and restrooms, locker rooms, pool area, elevator, racquetball court, and sauna; checks restrooms and ensures proper lighting by replacing light bulbs, checks for working air conditioning and leaking faucets and reports problems to supervisor; empties trash, fills paper towel holders, toilet tissue, and soap containers; dusts, cleans and polishes furniture, fixtures, woodwork, and equipment; washes and cleans windows, sweeps, washes, strips, waxes, and polishes floors, sweeps and vacuums rugs; removes spots from carpets; distributes paper and janitorial supplies. Maintains list of needed supplies and notifies supervisor when stocks are low; moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds; mops or scrapes sticky or heavy liquids from floors; dry mops racquetball court; sweeps front steps, picks up trash outside of building; performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge of: Procedures, materials, and tools used in washing, waxing, vacuuming, and polishing wood, tile, cement, linoleum, glass, and other woodwork, furniture, and fixtures; use of and minor adjustment to sweepers, vaccum cleaners, floor waxers, polishers, and other equipment; how to make minor repairs to heating, electrical, plumbing, and other systems.
License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
Tools and Equipment Used:
Hand tools, pliers, hammers, screwdrivers and drills; buffers; vacuums; wet/dry vacuum; wet/dry carpet extractors; mops; brooms; dust pans; scrapers; power washers; squeegees; floor dryer; shovels; cleaning supplies.
Position requires employee to: Continuously use hands and fingers to operate equipment, reach with hands and arms to pick up trash, vacuum, clean mirrors, and carry buckets of water and disinfectant to clean drains. Frequently walk inside the building and also walk around the outside grounds for part of shift, talk and hear, stoop to pick up trash, kneel and crawl to clean baseboards and wax floors, crouch to pick up trash, vacuum underneath fixtures, and sweep with a broom, push and pull a vacuum cleaner, carry a full bucket weighing 11-25 lbs. from 15 to 75 feet, carry a large full trash bag from 20 to 100 feet. Occasionally climb 2 flights of stairs while carrying trash bags, up to a total 50 times per shift, climb and balance on 6 foot and 10 foot ladders while carrying light builbs, tools and disinfectant, stand on carpet, hardwood floors, and concrete, lift and carry up to 10 lbs. of trash bags, wet mop, broom, hand tools, cleaning supplies, disinfectants, buckets, and up to 60 individual chairs in succession, flip over, carry, and set up 8 foot tables weighing up to 25 lbs. each, lift and carry 26 to 50 lbs. of cartons of paper towels, toilet tissue, and liquid soap. Infrequently sit on a stool while relieving the front desk and lift and move weights in weight room from 5 to 100 feet.
Special Vision Requirements: Close, distance, and the ability to adjust focus.
Position requires employee to: continuously work in an indoor environment; Frequently work in wet humid conditions in restroom, pool area, and sauna; be exposed to fumes or airborne particles such as dust; be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals including bleach and disinfectants; Occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions such as sun, heat humidity and rain, work with vibration from the vacuum and floor buffer.