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The Habitat Company Janitor C in Chicago, United States

The Janitor C is responsible for maintaining the physical integrity of the property at all times. This involves insuring a safe and secure living environment for residents, visitors and staff. It is the duty of Janitor C to follow all directives given by the Community Manager.


  • 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.

  • Conduct building walk-downs daily and replace all burned out bulbs from hallways and stairwells and batteries in emergency lighting as needed

  • Maintain curb appeal of the property at all times

  • Trash-out vacant units within 48 hours

  • Strip and Wax assigned floors quarterly

  • Monitor supplies and advise supervisor of items needed as necessary

  • Attend company meetings when requested

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Follows company guidelines in proper storage of chemicals maintaining Maintenance Data Sheets current and readily accessible

  • Must be aware of the condition of physical property throughout the property and must immediately report unsafe conditions; e.g., broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights, broken door locks, inoperable smoke detectors, gas leaks

  • Instills a “safety first” attitude not only with maintenance but also with all residents

  • Follows company guidelines for wearing safety items


  • Assists in custodial work, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning windows, etc., in common areas

  • Assists in grounds work when necessary

  • Participates in a standby emergency schedule for evening, weekend, and holiday coverage

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

  • Assists in apartments move in and move out inspections

  • Complete unit trash-out within 48 hours

  • Performs work area clean up and safety related duties

Schedule: Sunday & Monday 3:30pm-12:00am, Thursday - Saturday 12:00am-8:30am

  • Excellent Customer Service skills.

  • Full time maintenance or janitorial experience, or experience in related field.

  • Knowledge of industry safety standards preferred.

  • Experience working in resident/hospitality communities preferred.

  • If hired, must complete 10-week janitorial training program per the SEIU Local 1 Union.

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