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Environmental Operations Associate

POSITION TITLE: Environmental Operations Associate

REPORTS TO: Environmental Operations Team Lead

SURPERVISES: N/A

EXEMPT OR NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt

PERCENTAGE OF FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT: part-time temporary

POSITION SUMMARY:

An Environmental Operations (E/O) Associate is responsible for the daily cleaning, both interior and exterior, of the aquarium. To provide both guest and staff a safe and sanitized atmosphere by keeping the facility neat, orderly and clean. This (1st/2nd/3rd) shift position requires open availability for weekends and weekdays.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possess the following attributes and abilities to:

  • Lift up to 50lbs to waist level – Frequently.
  • Lift up to 20lbs to shoulders and above head – Moderate Frequency
  • Walk/stand for long periods of time – Frequently.
  • Maneuver safely on uneven terrain or in tight spaces – Frequently.
  • Safely climb ladders when needed – Moderate Frequency.
  • Squat, bend, kneel, twist and reach – Frequently.
  • Reach above the shoulders – Frequently.
  • Push and pull larger equipment – Moderate Frequency.
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions and adapt to changing weather – Frequently.
  • Work indoors, under cover without air conditioning or heat – Frequently.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform general custodial responsibilities such as vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, dusting, scrubbing, trash removal, restroom care, sanitization, etc. with efficiency and attention to detail.
  • Be able to follow safety protocols during cleaning tasks.
  • Be able to efficiently follow a cleaning schedule and a Standard Operating Procedure at all times.
  • Utilize equipment (floor scrubbers, vacuum cleaners, ladders, floor burnisher, etc.) to accomplish tasks.
  • Perform special cleaning tasks as directed from Supervisor.
  • Assist with Facilities Projects as directed by the department Supervisor.
  • Provide excellent customer service for guests and staff with regards to information, directions or assistance as requested.
  • Replace light bulbs.
  • Replace ceiling tiles.
  • Safely operate hand tools to perform light maintenance tasks as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Safely operate cleaning equipment to perform daily assigned duties.
  • Properly maintain cleaning equipment.
  • Safely handle cleaning chemicals to perform daily assigned duties.
  • Carry the company provided radio and efficiently respond to environmental operation’s needs.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Great time management skills and be able to multitask.
  • Efficient in daily activities.
  • Great communication skills with both staff, other departments and guests.
  • High work performance standards to all work related activities.
  • Attention to detail on every task. Be a team player by positively supporting team members in our goals.
  • Possess the ability to use Microsoft Office and other internet based apps/websites.
  • Follow the company dress code at all times.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 2 years janitorial/maintenance duties preferred.

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.

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