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The Habitat Company Janitor A in Chicago, United States

The primary responsibilities of the Janitor A involve the upkeep of the property in order to enhance and maintain its curb appeal. The Janitor A will also assist the rest of the staff, as directed.


  • Conduct all business in accordance with The Habitat Company’s policies and procedures, state and Federal Laws; e.g. OSHA, ADA, Fair Housing etc. Perform activities to maintain the continuity of essential environmental services in order to guarantee resident comfort and security.

  • Maintains awareness of proper safety precautions at all times.

  • Complete assigned work orders according to company guidelines.

  • Complete final work of all units turned over for leasing.

  • Performs electrical repairs on items such as appliances, fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits, etc.

  • Performs plumbing work, such as clearing stoppages, replacing fittings, etc.

  • Replaces tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliances, blinds, locks, etc.

  • Paints interior and exterior.

  • Performs scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturer’s recommendations and operating manuals.

  • Has knowledge regarding water and gas cutoffs, all units and fixtures cutoffs and sewer clean outs.

  • Assists in unit move in and move out inspections.

  • Removes and transfers heavy appliances and equipment from storage area to apartment as necessary.

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 2:00PM-10:30PM

  • Minimum 1 year experience as Janitor A required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Concern for work-safety programs.

  • Ability to participate in a standby emergency schedule for evening, weekend, and holiday coverage.

  • Successful completion of the SEIU Local 1 Two-Year Apprenticeship Program or ability to complete upon hire

    We operate in an environment where diversity is valued and individual initiative is rewarded. The scale of our portfolio offers challenges and opportunities for individuals who are looking to further their careers with an innovative company. We offer competitive compensation and benefit package along with development and growth opportunities.

    The Habitat Company is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity