Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC


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    Howard University Hospital Groundskeepers are an intelligent bunch that handles the core responsibilities at the hospital. As a member of this team, you know Provides various grounds keeping tasks, including maintaining grounds and other related duties assigned relative to the maintenance the hospital grounds including parking lots and garages. We take pride in our understanding that every job, no matter how big or small affects the experience of our patients. And our team strives to assure that all hospital patients receive quality medical care and we want YOU to be a part of that effort.

    Who are you?

    We are looking for a passionate person who wants to join our EVS department at Howard University Hospital. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Howard University hospital’s business objectives. Ideal candidates have experience in a fast-paced high growth environment and the ability to work part of a team.

    What will you do?

    Responsible for the cleaning of hospital grounds, including cleaning of the parking decks, parking lots and sidewalks. Removes and empties exterior trash from grounds three times a day or more frequently as needed.  Uses power washer and other equipment to clean outside surfaces.

    Performs routine cleaning of all internal areas of the Hospital, including Offices, Waiting Area, Lobbies, Lounges, Restrooms, Corridors, Elevators, Stairwells and building exterior to ensure a clean, neat and sanitary environment, according to established performance standards.

    Operates mechanical equipment such as buffers (high and low speed), automatic scrubbers, pressure washers, vacuum cleaners, shampooer, extractor, burnished and steam machine, baseboard machine and restroom cleaning machine.  Uses equipment properly and maintains assigned equipment in good safe working order.

    Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.

    What do you need?

    High School Diploma or GED

    One (1) year of environmental or janitorial work experience, preferably in a healthcare facility. Previous grounds keeping experience preferred.

    Who do you report to?

    EVS Management

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

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