Sanitation Specialist

Squaxin Island Tribe   Shelton, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 18, 2021

Squaxin Island Tribe
Job Description

Job Title: Sanitation Specialist
Department: Parks and Recreation
Reports To: Parks and Recreation Director, Janita Raham
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
TS Range: 4/5 ($15.89 hourly)
Opening Date: May 14, 2021
Closing Date: May 28, 2021
SUMMARY: Provides cleaning and sanitation services to the Squaxin Island Tribal Parks and Recreation
buildings during the R.O.O.T.S. Day Care Program per Parks and Recreation service standards and CDC
guidelines. Ensures the safety of our youth and community, reduces the potential of spreading COVID-19
or other communicable disease.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. On a daily schedule, this
position must provide the following services:
 Sanitize toys, games, and equipment.
 Mop, vacuum, and sweep.
 Dust.
 Keep restrooms clean and high touch areas sanitized while youth are present in the
 Sanitize tables and chairs.
 Sanitize Locker rooms after used by youth during scheduled swim times.
 Unlock playground portable toilets daily.
 Sanitize touch point areas at the end of each day; door handles, light switches and etc.
 Assist with laundry as needed.
 Must be available to work the entire week of pre-program staff training, 6/21 – 6/25.
 Must be available to work the entire 6-week ROOTS Day camp program including the
pre-program staff training 6/21– 6/25, and Summer Recreation 6/28 – 8/06.
 Must be available to work a Monday through Friday schedule, per the above listed dates,
unless otherwise notified. No exceptions.
 Other janitorial related duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED and two years of related
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and
memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one
and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,
commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of
basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete
variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s
License and Must pass WATCH and Tribal Court Background check. Must have CPR/First Aid
certification or be able to obtain it within the pre-program staff training.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands
to finger, handle or feel; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl,
and talk or hear; and occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must
regularly lift up to 25 pounds and frequently lift up to 50 pounds. This position also requires close vision
(clear vision at 20 inches or less); distance vision (clear vision at 20 or more feet); color vision (ability to
identify and distinguish colors); depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and
spatial relationships); and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles,
vibration, and risk of electrical shock; and is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-
weather), and must occasionally work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; and
work in outdoor weather conditions. The noise level of this position is moderate, (i.e. business office with
computers, and printers, light traffic) and includes the noise associated with running a vacuum cleaner
and a carpet shampooer.
OTHER: This position is initially grant funded; successful applicant must meet grant funding eligibility
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug
and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.
INDIAN PREFERENCE: Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance
with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.
TO APPLY: Submit application packets including a resume and cover letter.
 Contact Human Resources for more information: 360-432-3865.