Sanitation Specialist


Posted: 05/02/2021


Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 437 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt with full benefits

Hiring Range: $13.00- 15.00/hr DOE


Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Migration and Refugee Services and Basic Needs programs.

CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental insurance for employees working 30+ hours per week, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to ensure ongoing sanitation and disinfection of the Weigand Homeless Resource Center, providing guests with a safe and clean environment. With the heightened awareness around sanitation and disinfection of the Weigand Center surrounding the COVID-19 virus outbreak, they will consistently disinfect the Weigand Center's common areas and attend to some janitorial duties as assigned.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Disinfect the common areas in the Weigand Center every hour; bathrooms, foyer, and high-touch surfaces and objects.

  2. Maintain cleanliness of common areas of the Weigand Center.

  3. Sweep and mop floors routinely.

  4. Must be able to properly and safely use cleaning chemicals per manufacturer's instructions.

  5. Perform other duties as assigned.


Work Environment inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.

  1. Clean up /human biohazard materials, vomit, excrement, soiled clothing, and blankets.

  2. Properly dispose of drug paraphernalia when found.

  3. Will be exposed to various cleaning chemicals.


Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving

  1. Ability to move around a large room each hour.

  2. Ability to work on feet for extended hours.

  3. Ability to lift and carry approximately 40 lbs.

  4. Salt walkways during winter months.

  5. Ability to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


Skills, knowledge and abilities:

  1. Ability to work cooperatively with others.

  2. Ability to maintain a positive attitude.

  3. Ability to follow instructions.

  4. Must be able to understand the proper use of cleaning chemicals and cleaning procedures to work in an efficient yet effective manner.

  5. Possess the personal qualities of integrity, compassion, and empathy, which encourage others' trust and confidence.

  6. Must use personal protective equipment.

  7. Must be flexible with varying job assignments and working conditions.


Education, training and or experience:

  1. High School diploma or GED.

  2. Essential, maintenance and janitorial skills and experience.


Background Screen/BCI requirement

  1. Must pass a BCI/FBI background check.


Licenses, certifications and credentials

  1. None required.


Position status and expected schedule

  1. Full-time, 40 hours a week.

  2. Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: Please go to the company website: and apply under the employment tab.

Position closes: Open until filled

Requisition #: 21.04.07