The Arc of Hilo

Jr. Vocational Instructor



Department:   Commercial Services

Job Status:   Full Time/Part-Time/Casual/On-Call

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Reports To:   Commercial Services Supervisor


Amount of Travel Required:   Frequent Local Travel

Work Schedule:   Monday - Sunday

Positions Supervised:   Worker l & ll




Assist the Vocational Instructor to supervise and perform daily operations of the assigned janitorial contract work.The Jr. Vocational Instructor will guide fellow co-workers and clients in janitorial duties: cleaning, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, etc. to keep buildings clean and in an orderly condition.The Jr. Vocational Instructor must also aid to teach, train, support, and mentor employees and participants with disabilities.In the absence of the Vocational Instructor, the Jr. Vocational Instructor is fully responsible for team supervision and completion and quality of janitorial contract work.




Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions Statement(s)

  1. Perform and supervise janitorial services including but not limited to:

a.       Clean and sanitize all bathroom surfaces.

b.      Cleaning of all offices, empty trash, replace liners, dust surfaces, wipe walls.

c.       Remove trash and recyclables from buildings and transport to appropriate bins.

d.      Clean floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming.

e.       Sweep sidewalks and lanai area(s).

f.       Clean all windows, louvers and screens

g.       Clean and polish water fountains

h.      Remove cobwebs and dust

i.        Strip/Wax/Shampoo Carpets/Floors

j.        Restock all supplies

k.      Keep work vehicles clean and organized

  1. With the Vocational Instructor, mentor clients and fellow co-workers.
  1. Ensure the completion contract specifications.
  2. Complete daily paperwork in the absence of Vocational Instructor.
  3. Use and maintain janitorial equipment as directed.
  4. Assist with maintaining the condition of equipment. Report all needed repairs to Vocation Instructor.
  5. Ensure, participate, and train in the overall safety, health and well-being of participants.
  6. Assist with enforcing and teaching all policies and procedures.
  7. Treat all persons with respect.
  8. Responsible for driving team to various contract sites in the absence of the Vocational Instructor.
  9. In the absence of the Vocational Instructor, answer all contract related inquiries and report those inquiries to the CS Supervisor.Refer all other inquiries to the appropriate department.
  10. Performs job responsibilities accurately, timely and in a professional manner.
  11. Attend required meetings and training sessions.
  12. Maintain compliance with The Arc of Hiloís Employee and Safety Handbook.
  1. Perform other job related duties as assigned by the Vocation Instructor or CS Supervisor or other designated person(s).


Education : High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience : Two (2) years janitorial/supervisory experience.

Other Requirements

Must be able to lift 50 pounds.Must be able to maintain an acceptable criminal abstract from the State of Hawaii, as determined by the company. Must be able to maintain Protective Services Central Registry clearances from Adult Protective Services (APS) Central Registry and Welfare Services (CWS) Central Registry. Must maintain CPR and First Aid Certificates. Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening and maintain annually a current TB clearance. Must have a Current and Valid Driverís License with a Clean Traffic Abstract.


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The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.


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