Integrated DNA Technologies

  • Janitorial Services Coordinator Lead

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 4:30 PM)
    # of Openings
    MTWThF 4:00P–12:00A (United States of America)
  • Overview

    The Janitorial Services Lead oversees the work activities of contract cleaning personnel to ensure clean, orderly and attractive spaces within IDT facilities. This role will assign duties, inspect work and investigate complaints regarding janitorial service/equipment and take corrective action.


    • Oversees and directs work of contract cleaning personnel; including screening of applicants, monitoring behavior and performance.
    • Develops training for contract cleaning services.
    • Assigns work to contact cleaning personnel; inspects work for conformance to prescribed standards of cleanliness.
    • Coordinates work activities among departments.
    • Investigates complaints regarding cleaning service and equipment, and takes corrective action.
    • Makes recommendations to improve service and ensure more efficient operation
    • Establishes standards and procedures for work of Janitorial staff.
    • Purchases janitorial supplies/equipment and takes periodic inventories.
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Performs supplemental janitorial work as needed to keep the facilities up to the IDT standard.



    • Minimum of high school or equivalent (Required).
    • Associate’s degree (Preferred).

    Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of two years of janitorial/housekeeping supervision required; five years preferred.
    • Basic computer skills (Word, PowerPoint) required. 

    Other Job Qualifications:

    • Ability to direct/coordinate work of others.
    • Ability to monitor and control resources.
    • Ability to effectively supervise and lead contract staff.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management in both written and verbal format.
    • Basic workplace safety knowledge.
    • Ability to design and/or conduct training for an appropriate audience.
    • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers
    • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently

    Constant (67%-100% of work day)

    • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.

    Frequent (34% - 66% of work day)

    • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
    • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
    • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
    • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
    • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
    • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
    • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

    Occasional (33% or less of work day)

    • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
    • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

    Visual Acuity:

    • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
    • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

    Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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