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Day Porter

Company: Crossroads Diversified Services
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Job Description

Job: Day Porter

Job Code:V26 - SE-CSJ-Day Porter

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt

Approval Date: January 2018


There are no direct reports with this position


Under general supervision the Day Porter performs general custodial duties which may include but is not limited to restroom cleaning, office cleaning, recycling, spill clean-up, cleaning common areas, litter removal and recycling during a customer's normal business hours. Employees in this job class use proper materials and methods to assure facilities are clean and free of safety hazards. This job class requires knowledge of custodial practices, equipment, supplies and procedures; the ability to perform quality work in a safe manner; and strong communication skills in order to interact with customers.


  1. *Clean, dust, and wipe furniture.

  2. *Sweep, mop, or vacuum floors.

  3. *Empty and clean wastebaskets, trash containers and cigarette urns.

  4. *Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures. Refill restroom dispensers.

  5. *Cleans cafeteria and breakroom areas. Stocks utensils, napkins, plates, cups, coffee and related supplies. Make coffee and/or set up snacks for events.

  6. *Assist with the setup for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.

  7. *Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.

  8. *Wash accessible interior and exterior windows. Clean blinds.

  9. *Responds to customer requests for cleaning spills and other emergency clean-ups according to established procedures

10.*Responds to customer requests for service such as cleaning locked offices not serviceable at night.

11.*Monitors inventory of cleaning supplies.

12.*Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs using hand-operated tools or small power equipment.

  1. *Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.

  2. *Attend safety meetings and other related meetings.

  3. *Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products.

  4. *Handle recycling materials.

  5. *Call in work orders.

  6. *Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Denotes Essential Job Function


  • One or more years of custodial work experience;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respond to questions and requests from customers and others;
  • Ability to utilize a wide array of custodial chemicals; general cleaning chemicals;
  • Ability to safely operate custodial equipment (vacuum, backpack vacuum, cardboard bailer);
  • Ability to utilize a wide array of custodial chemicals; general cleaning chemicals;
  • Ability to safely operate custodial equipment (vacuum, backpack vacuum, cardboard bailer);
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respond to questions and requests;
  • Effective written communication skills using appropriate business English;
  • Computer literacy to use business software, the Internet, enter data/retrieve data;
  • Human relations skills to build effective working relationships;
  • Demonstrated customer service, problem solving and common sense skills.






The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

Keywords: Crossroads Diversified Services, San Jose , Day Porter, Other , San Jose, California

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