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Float Janitor

Posted on July 5, 2022
OPEIU Local 8
Plymouth Housing
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled

The Float Janitor position works to maintain a safe, clean, living environment in the buildings.

To do this, the Float Janitor is responsible for all major janitorial duties such as cleaning common baths, showers, toilets, maintaining clean hallways, stairs, common areas, including vacuuming and shampooing carpets.

The Float Janitor prepares vacant units for incoming tenants.

The Float Janitor is responsible for maintaining the lobby, cleaning and waxing floors, cleaning windows, taking out the trash, and changing out light bulbs in common areas.

The Float Janitor may also assist the Building Manager or other building staff with special cleaning tasks, unit turns, and pest control.



(Responsibilities, accountabilities, and competencies; may not include all duties of this job)

  • Maintains order and a safe, sanitary living and work environment including offices, outside areas and grounds.
  • Performs floor stripping, waxing, and buffing in common areas and in units at turn.
  • Monitors all areas of the building and systems for cleanliness and maintenance needs.
  • Clean common baths, showers, toilets and kitchens.
  • May be required to clean body fluids.
  • Clean windows.
  • Clean common areas, including vacuuming and shampooing carpets, mopping floors, washing walls, and cleaning furnishings.
  • Take out trash and rotate dumpsters.
  • Performs light maintenance and cleans vacated units upon turnover.
  • Performs pest control treatments, including bed bugs.
  • Change out light bulbs in all common areas as needed.
  • Tracks and maintains janitorial supply inventory.
  • Works with Maintenance Supervisor to submit work orders.
  • Participates and contributes to meeting of team goals.
  • Assist in rooftop safety escorts.
  • Fill in for vacant Janitor positions.
  • Obtain certificate in fall prevention training.
  • Pre-inspection on vacant units.
  • Landscape/trim hedges.
  • Attend OSHA basic industry training.
  • Drive Plymouth-owned vehicles to access buildings, purchase and deliver materials as well as donations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.
About the employer: Plymouth Housing

Plymouth Housing works to eliminate homelessness and address its causes by preserving, developing and operating safe, quality, supportive housing and by providing adults experiencing homelessness with opportunities to stabilize and improve their lives.
Our staff are the core of our mission. We strive to create a community of compassionate, dedicated, and talented people.

About your union: OPEIU Local 8

OPEIU Local 8 is a progressive, democratically run union working for social and economic justice since 1945. Local 8 represents more than 6,000 members all over Washington state working in many settings including offices, health and home care, housing, social services, the insurance industry, legal services and the public sector.


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