Porter/Cleaner - Part-Time

Richmond, VA, USA Req #613
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.




$12.00 - $14.00 an hour!  20 hours per week!

General Statement of Duties: 
Assists with maintaining the physical condition and appearance of the property according to company operating and safety standards.


Supervision Received:  Reports to Maintenance Supervisor.


Supervision Exercised:  No supervisory duties required.


FLSA Status: Nonexempt


Essential Functions of the Position: (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties that may be found in positions of this class.)


  • Responsible for general cleaning duties including but not limited to:  vacuuming, sweeping and mopping; waxing floors; shampooing carpets; washing walls, windows and sills; dusting and polishing; cleaning upholstery; cleans and disinfects restrooms and trash rooms.
  • Assists cleaning staff and maintenance staff as required.
  • Performs apartment turnover cleaning as defined by Property Manager which may include cleaning appliances, fixtures, ceramic tile, carpets, etc.
  • Monitors and takes inventory of cleaning supplies.
  • Assists with snow removal.
  • Assists with trash removal and maintaining property’s appearance including picking up litter on property and grounds.
  • Special projects as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor or Property Manager.
  • Fosters a positive, active and collaborative relationship with residents, communities and associated agencies.  Works patiently, professionally and cooperatively with residents and staff.
  • Enforces and adheres to company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Preserves and respects resident and applicant confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  High School Diploma, Vocational/Technical School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent experience.


Experience:  Six months to one-year cleaning/maintenance work experience preferred.


Qualifications and Skills:  Must possess neat and orderly work habits.  Ability to handle emergency situations and pressure due to time sensitivity.


Physical Capabilities:  Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb and work on ladders, work with arms raised over head, stand/walk for long periods of time, climb stairs, bend at waist and knees to lift boxes, appliances, furniture, shovel snow, etc.  Ability to operate cleaning equipment competently.

Beacon Core Competencies required for all positions:

Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility.


Cleaner/Maintenance Technician Competencies required:

Job Knowledge, Problem Solving/Analysis, Work Environment Safety, Planning, Interpersonal Skills, Communication.

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Other details

  • Job Family Maintenance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Richmond, VA, USA