Now Hiring: Janitor

NewTown Macon, 555 Poplar St., Macon, GA

Job Title: Janitor

Compensation: $11.00/hour, twenty hours per week, Part-time regular, exempt

Benefits: Earns 6.5 vacation days (1/2 full time rate)

Application deadline: Monday, March 25, 2019 by 5pm

Start date: As soon as possible

Office Hours: Can be scheduled flexibly, generally anytime other than 9am to 5pm on a minimum of three separate days (final schedule to be approved by the supervisor)

About NewTown Macon

NewTown Macon, a 501©3 non-profit organization, is the driving force behind revitalization in downtown Macon, Georgia. NewTown is one of the most dynamic, comprehensive and innovative revitalization non-profits in the country. Formed in 1996, NewTown has leveraged more than $600 million of investment in the urban core during its existence. NewTown’s mission is to “attract, leverage and invest in self-sustaining transformation” in downtown Macon by increasing the number of residents living in downtown, growing jobs, creating a sense of place, and advocating for progress. 

NewTown is a small office where professionals manage their own time independently within their area of responsibility.  Employees must be self-motivated problem solvers and must deploy their skills and abilities to bolster their colleagues, contribute to the success of the organization as a whole and fulfill our mission.  Because the staff is small, tasks and projects shift across job descriptions fluidly as we encounter new opportunities and challenges.

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The Janitor is a part-time regular, entry level, hourly exempt position responsible for fulfilling our mission by ensuring our offices and investment property is clean, well-presented and maintained.  The Janitor is responsible for inventorying all necessary supplies and reporting to the supervisor when supplies need to be restocked.  NewTown Macon will provide all necessary cleaning tools and equipment at the building where the cleaning services will be performed.  This position reports to the Construction Manager

Currently, these responsibilities include providing janitorial services at three separate buildings in downtown Macon.  Wages will be paid on the fifteenth and last days of each month (bimonthly)

555 Poplar St.      
Empty trash 3 30 1.5
Sweep & mop halls & offices 3 45 2.25
Clean restrooms 3 30 1.5
Restock bathroom supplies 3 10 0.5
Clean storefront glass 1 15 0.25
Clean office glass 1 30 0.5
Rotating cleaning (special projects) 1 30 0.5
Sweep & mop upstairs halls 1 30 0.5
520 Mulberry St.     0
Clean restrooms 1 30 0.5
Sweep & mop halls 1 45 0.75
Restock bathroom supplies 1 15 0.25
544 Mulberry St. (first floor)     0
Empty trash 3 30 1.5
Sweep & mop halls & offices 3 120 6
Clean restrooms 3 45 2.25
Restock bathroom supplies 3 15 0.75
Rotating cleaning (special projects) 1 30 0.5
TOTAL     20 hours per week

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to stand, walk, lift, twist and bend on a frequent basis, including up and down stairs
  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds and carry up to ninety (90) feet (or deposit into a trash receptacle)
  • Ability to work safely with clean supplies
  • Ability to safely use basic cleaning equipment
  • Ability to work evenings after 5pm and before 9am

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of prior cleaning or janitorial experience
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Performance Measures:

  • Wipe, dust and polish surfaces including seats, desks and tables- 20% of job
  • Clean restrooms including sinks, fixtures and toilets – 20% of job
  • Clean mirrors, windows and glass- 20% of job
  • Sweep, vacuum and mop floors including utilizing appropriate signage to avoid slips and falls – 20% of job
  • Collect and remove trash and deposit into central container- 10% of job
  • Stock bathrooms, closets and carts as needed and request reorders of supplies when they run low from the supervisor- 5% of job
  • Other duties as assigned- 5% of job

Application instructions:

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to, Attention Bill Fulger, Construction Manager, before the application deadline listed above.