Search, Inc. is seeking a janitorial professional to help maintain and clean a site that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Job duties include daily cleaning of the building and light maintenance throughout the site. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detailed cleaning, not just mopping the floor and removing the garbage.
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Support the Mission Statement and agency values of Search,
Demonstrate kindness, courtesy, flexibility, responsiveness and consistency in meeting physical plant needs,
Present yourself in a professional manner as a representative of Search to coworkers, family members, guardians, community members, and representatives from affiliated agencies,
Maintained assigned work sites according to Search standards for good repair, cleanliness, order, and safety,
Maintain all equipment in good working order and monitor supplies of materials necessary to maintain physical plant environments,
Follow established safety procedures in handling or using equipment or hazardous materials, including the proper use of protective clothing and equipment,
Complete assigned duties in a time efficient manner in the absence of direct supervision,
Communicate regularly with supervisor regarding status of assigned tasks, material supplies, and general site needs,
Maintain compliance with personnel policies as stated in the employee handbook,
Demonstrate an understanding of the Corporate Compliance policy including the employee work rules and state/federal regulations related to services provided by Search,
Participate in training sessions and meetings as assigned,
Complete reports and other documentation as assigned,
Demonstrate flexibility in schedule as to respond to physical plant and weather related emergencies, including but not limited to snow removal at other assigned sites,
Completes other duties as assigned.
Preferred applicants will have experience in a social service setting and must have reliable transportation to travel to other sites as needed. All applicants must be able to submit to several background checks and a drug screen.
This position is full time (40 hours/week), Monday - Friday. We offer a generous benefits package that includes:
health and dental insurance
paid sick and vacation time
2 retirement plans
employee assistance program
employee recognition program
Preferred applicants will have experience in a social service setting and must have a driver's license and reliable transportation to travel to other sites as needed.
Search empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. Search provides a wide range of flexible, personalized services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These include supported living arrangements, adult learning and employment progr...ams, as well as medical, behavioral, therapy and home-based services.
Outstanding Services, Life-Changing Experiences
Search makes a promise to each person we serve to provide exceptional services and truly memorable experiences that inspire and empower. This is reflected by our vision of a world where all people live, learn, work and play alongside one another, bringing their unique abilities to the community.
Search is a community-based nonprofit. Our programs serve more than 600 people and their families annually at locations stretching from the southwest side of Chicago to the northern suburbs of Waukegan and Mount Prospect. Search has provided high-quality services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for 45 years.
Experienced and Certified
Search, Inc. is licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
CARF accreditation means Search has passed an in-depth review of its services. It is your assurance that we meet rigorous guidelines for service and quality -- an endorsement that Search conforms to nationally and internationally recognized service standards and is focused on delivering the most favorable results for you.
Our board of directors is a dedicated group of some of Illinois’ finest business, community and civic leaders. Through their dedication and service we are able to provide people with intellectual disabilities the quality of life they so truly deserve.