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Custodian
Job Code:2019-STL-019
Company:Starr Textile Services of Louisiana
FT/PT Status:Regular Full-Time
  
Summary:

Starr Textile Services of LA is a Commercial Laundry facility located in Harahan, LA. We provide service to 5000 rooms in Metro NOLA. We are currently seeking a Full Time Custodian to join our team.

The Custodian will be responsible for cleanliness of production areas, office spaces, and common areas to include parking lot. Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and be able to push/pull with assistance up to 150 lbs. Candidate must be able to work between the hours of  6 AM to 3 PM. Custodian will assist the maintenance team in opening and preparing the plant for production each morning. Schedule will vary depending on requirements of the plant. Position offers two (2) scheduled days off per week and medical/dental/vision/supplemental benefits after 60 days as well as accrued paid time off after 90 days.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal background screens.

Starr Textile Services is an E-Verify company.

Please apply in person at 321 Time Saver Ave, Harahan, LA 70123

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting with  blowing and cleaning lint from all machines each morning prior to starting machines.
  • Clean and maintain lobbies, common areas, rest areas and guest entrances.
  • Clean and disinfect all restrooms.
  • Replenish toiletry items and soap products in restrooms.
  • Clean offices, conference rooms and meeting areas.
  • Sweep, mop and vacuum all floor areas.
  • Empty all waste baskets and garbage cans.
  • Clean and disinfect drinking fountains.
  • Clean kitchen sinks and counters.
  • Wash entrance and exit floors.
  • Clean entrance and exit doors including glass and hardware.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly area for cleaning tools and supplies.
  • Restock cleaning supplies and materials in a timely manner.
  • Report maintenance issues to management in a timely manner.
  • Perform general outdoor custodial responsibilities, if needed.
  • Work in production when assigned. Assigned area can vary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic workplace safety and proper cleaning product uses.
  • Ability to read and understand labels and instructions particularly on the use of application of cleaning chemicals and products.
  • Reading and numerical comprehension skills sufficient to utilize interactive touch-screen computer system required.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to take initiative and respond in prompt manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks including mopping, vacuuming, making beds and carrying laundry bags.

Education/Training/Certifications:

  • Minimum of six months service with the Company and/or previous commercial and residential housekeeping experience required. 
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions generally acquired through a high school education.
  • Reading and numerical comprehension skills sufficient to utilize interactive touch-screen computer system is essential.

Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work which requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Employee is subject to coastal climate conditions; extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.   Employee may be exposed to other conditions such as wind and high humidity.
  • Employee is subject to vibrations and exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
  • Employee is subject to hazards which may include physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current and high places, work in small crawl spaces, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • Employee is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: odors, dusts, mists or poor ventilation.
  • Employee must be able to extend hands, arms in any direction, move about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Employee must be able to raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. 
  • Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Must be able to consistently bend, stoop, reach, climb and descend multiple stairs and/or stairwells.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid driving license with good driving record and reliable transportation.   Valid auto insurance required.
  • Subject to pre-employment and/or random drug screening.
  • Company uniform shirt and name badge issued by Company required.