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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2017 10:10 PM

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Employment Specialist I/Grounds Keeper is responsible for the cleaning of The Arc facility as well as maintaining the outside grounds. Must have thorough knowledge of both lawn and janitorial equipment, cleaning supplies and chemicals, and demonstrate the ability to use equipment safely. This person must be able to work independently. This position is also responsible for providing ongoing supervision and support to individuals as directed in developing and maintaining appropriate work skills both on and off the job site. In addition, this position provides support for individuals to assist them in pursuing goals related to community activities, social interactions, essential life skills and personal hygiene tasks. This position may work independently but maintains close contact with the team. The job atmosphere is based on the individuals’ needs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: High School Diploma or GED, ability to obtain certificate in employment services within 18 months. Valid Alaska driver license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, TB skin test/health screening and the ability to pass a criminal background check.

Preferred: Experience in social services and/or direct support of individuals experiencing disabilities and one (1) year’s experience in the commercial janitorial field. Certificate in employment services.

BENEFITS:

Competitive Benefits Package, see website for more information. Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, Value Village discounts.

ABOUT US:

The Arc of Anchorage is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1957 dedicated to serving children and adults who experience developmental disabilities or mental health issues so they can lead rich, full, satisfying lives of dignity and purpose. The Arc of Anchorage has been accredited though The Council on Quality Leadership (CQL) since 2012 and CARF since 2014. The Arc of Anchorage is a chapter of The Arc of the United States, a grassroots organization with more than 140,000 members who are affiliated with nearly one thousand state and local chapters across the country.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at http://www.thearcofanchorage.org and submit an online application and upload your resume.

• Location: Anchorage, Anchorage, AK

• Post ID: 5069907 anchorage
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