Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Service Worker

Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Jan 18, 2022
Ref
req2413
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

THE FREDERICK NATIONAL LAB IS HIRING SERVICE WORKER (CUSTODIAL) OPENINGS AT OUR FREDERICK, MARYLAND LOCATIONS. THESE ARE FULL-TIME JOBS WITH GOOD PAY AND EXCELLENT BENEFITS. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES The Service Worker will:

  • Perform a variety of cleaning duties in laboratory and office areas
  • Clean and wash windows, woodwork, furniture, floor coverings, fixtures stairwells, fire doors, bath-and restrooms
  • Vacuum, dust and wet mop floors, spray buff, strip and refinish floors, clean carpets
  • Operate autoclaves
  • Operate industrial power equipment for cleaning

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent (Applicable experience may be substituted for education.)
  • Ability to operate industrial power equipment used for cleaning
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions
  • Ability to perform physical duties including:
    • Lifting and carrying up to 50lbs
    • Walking, standing, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, and working in confined areas, potential exposure to particulates, vapors or noisy environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Knowledge of stripping and waxing procedures for hard surfaced floors

JOB HAZARDS

  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations
  • This position may require continuous or intermittent exposure to and exertion in environmental conditions such as working outdoors, temperature extremes, humidity extremes. etc. as part of the job