Garden Services Attendant, Seasonal

Zoological Society - Philadelphia, PA3.0

Temporary$9 an hour
Operates under the direct supervision of a Garden Services Manager. Performs routine custodial tasks to maintain the cleanliness of indoor and/or outdoor public areas, administrative areas and service areas. Assists with snow and leaf removal, drain cleaning, event set up and take down, office moves and other tasks involving manual labor.

Knowledge & Ability Required:
Perform tasks to maintain cleanliness of the Garden and buildings including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, emptying trashcans, wiping tables, hosing, vacuuming, dusting, recycling, and picking up litter in and around picnic areas, plazas, paths, parking lots, buildings and all other indoor and/or outdoor locations throughout the Zoo.
Perform simple zoo operations tasks and/or seasonal tasks, including but not limited to, leaf removal, snow and ice removal, and drain cleaning.
Assist with refuse collection throughout the Zoo and in/around exterior parking lots and/or perimeter streets. May be assigned to assist pulling and loading trash onto equipment for disposal; clean dumpsters, trashcans, manure bins, refuse collection sites and dump sites.
Assist in set-up/break-down of tables, chairs and deployment of signage to support indoor and/or outdoor events. Also maintain cleanliness of event location before, during and after event.
May use industrial strength chemicals to scrub toilets, sinks, floors and walls as needed at all building locations. Routinely maintain active supply of toilet paper, paper towels, soap and trash bags in visitor and/or staff receptacles and dispensers.
Move furniture, office equipment, boxes, and/or supplies as assigned.
Is responsible for properly signing out/in all Garden Department equipment including but not limited to radios, leaf removal tools, snow removal tools, custodial implements and supplies, power tools, etc. as assigned. Is responsible for condition of all equipment assigned. Must return such equipment in like condition as assigned and report any operating difficulties or equipment damage to supervisor immediately
Routinely assist guests. Answer questions and provide information to guests in a manner that is welcoming and encourages repeat visits; handles complaints and resolve problems in a manner that is helpful, polite and accurate. Is consistently helpful to guests and other employees.

Physical & Other Requirements:
Housekeeping: 1 year

Hourly Wage: $9.00/hour

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