Brehm Preparatory School
  • 29-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Facilities
  • Carbondale, IL, USA
  • TBD
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance; Paid holidays; Paid Time Off; Retirement Account with employer matching; Professional Development Reimbursement



Brehm Preparatory School, Inc., currently has openings for a full-time Janitor. Successful candidates will have excellent customer services skill, flexibility, and must be outcome-oriented.

Position Overview:

Responsible for cleaning buildings, removing debris, and keeping areas neat and tidy. Vacuums and buffs floors, shampoo carpets, empty trash receptacles, and replace the lining of trash cans. Responsible to keep our buildings and grounds in a clean and orderly condition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Dust furniture, equipment, partitions, walls, picture frames, etc.
  • Clean and disinfect sinks, countertops, floors, toilet, mirrors, tables, chairs, refrigerators, microwaves, etc. in restrooms, break rooms and kitchens
  • Replenish supplies in restrooms, break rooms, and kitchens
  • Sweep, mop, vacuum and/or hand scrub floors using brooms, mops, and vacuum cleaners
  • Empty trash cans and recyclables into disposal areas
  • Wipe down walls and woodwork, doors, wall hangings, baseboards, etc.
  • Identify potential safety or maintenance issues and communicate them to the Director of Facilities.
  • Arrive to work at the scheduled time, perform duties to established standards and ensure the buildings are locked and secured when you finish and leave
  • Handle special projects, as appropriate and assigned, and report to the Director of Facilities of their completion
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures relating to the performance of tasks, use of products or supplies and incident reporting
  • Steam-clean carpets, vehicles, and upholstered furniture
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees
  • Scrub surfaces clean
  • Apply wax to coat floors and buff
  • Apply sealant to floors
  • Mow lawn, trim shrubbery, plant flowers, and apply pesticides
  • Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Move heavy equipment and furniture
  • Shovel snow from sidewalks and sidewalks and sprinkle salt on surfaces
  • Carry out the heavy cleansing task and special projects

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven working experience as a cleaner
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Integrity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to deal with prospective families while they are on-site for a visit while cleaning is being performed
  • Ability to work within a team where members depend on each other to get work done
  • Organization of resources and establishment of priorities
  • Superior time management, attention to detail, and follow through
  • Good judgment skills with the ability to solve practical problems
  • Comfort and efficacy operating independently or with supervision
  • Quick and efficient responsiveness when urgency is required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely lift 50 lbs overhead.
  • Physical demands include walking and standing, climbing, bending, kneeling, push and pull objects, lift and move objects, repetitive bending and lifting, and repetitive arm movements.
  • Travel to and from different buildings and locations on our campus

Working Hours:

  • Full-Time
  • Working hours include early mornings, days, and evening hours, generally from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Days vary between Sunday - Saturday

Educational Requirements:  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Experiential Requirements:

  • Experience in a service environment is preferred, but not required 


  • Hourly, based on experience


  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance paid 100% by Employer
  • College Tuition Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • AFLAC Voluntary Benefits
  • Retirement Account [403 (b)] with employer matching
  • Standard Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Provided meals while working
  • Professional Development Stipend


  • No overnight travel away from home required

Conditions of Employment:

  • A valid Illinois driver's license, or ability to obtain a valid driver's license within thirty days of hire
  • Ability to pass a driving background check
  • Ability to meet the Illinois State Board of Education employment requirements including passing a criminal background check, physical exam, and TB test


Please submit your application directly via Hand-delivered and mailed submissions are accepted. Please do not email submissions. Brehm Preparatory School, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer.


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