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Custodian, CDC Foundation (Boston)

The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the sole entity authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has launched approximately 1,000 programs and raised over $740 million. The CDC Foundation managed over 300 CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 130 countries last year. 

The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for Custodians to support the COVID-19 response. The Custodian is responsible for providing clean and sanitized areas to help mitigate the spread of the virus. Work involves maintaining cleanliness of common areas, disinfecting and sanitizing areas that are commonly touched by employees and visitors such as doorknobs, counter tops, restrooms, etc. Performs related work as required.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with the nation’s lead agency charged with protecting the public's health. The CDC Foundation offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.  

• Maintains floors in a clean state by sweeping, scrubbing, mopping and waxing them.
• Empty and clean trash receptacles and collect recycling
• Clean, sanitize and restock bathrooms
• Clean and service custodial equipment as needed
• Clean and sanitize countertops, doorknobs, locks and windows as needed
• Perform minor repairs of furniture, buildings and equipment
• Report any safety, sanitary or fire hazards to the appropriate department
• Lock and unlock windows, doors and gates
• Ensure grounds are clean and orderly

• High school diploma or general education degree required
• Previous custodial or grounds experience required
• Ability to understand and follow and written instructions
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Comfortable squatting, twisting, bending, and kneeling while using tools and performing maintenance tasks
• Possess working knowledge of the methods, techniques and materials used in custodial work
• Ability to climb ladders and work from heights
• Familiar with operating, caring for and storing custodial equipment and supplies

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.
We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.


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2020-06-08 |  Quick link to this job