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26 Oct 2020

Full-Time Janitor

CompassHousingAlliance – Posted by CompassHousingAlliance Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

Compass Housing Alliance is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Janitor/Custodian for our 210 Alaska Way facility. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented, flexible and willing to take on non-routine cleaning and special projects as the need arises. The Janitor will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing floors 2-5 of the building, including lounges, offices, bathrooms, showers, kitchens, dining rooms, and public areas. The Janitor will also be responsible for quarterly projects assigned by Facility Manager. Private guest areas are not included.

This is a fantastic opportunity to earn competitive pay and full-time benefits while helping to serve the homeless community.

This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

ABOUT THE PROGRAMS: The 210 Alaskan Way building houses several Compass Housing Alliance programs including the Day Center, Pioneer Square Men’s Program (PSMP), and Otto’s Place Enhanced Shelter. The Day Center offers basic services to our guests from the community, such as restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, banking/mail services, meals, housing case management, and nursing/mental health support services. Otto’s Place and PSMP provides supportive emergency housing for those experiencing homelessness in a newly renovated facility to support health safety measures.

 Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. Compass offers an open, supportive, and challenging work environment committed to promoting the dignity and well-being of each person that we serve. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit

LOCATION: Pioneer Square neighborhood (Seattle, WA)

REPORTS TO: Facilities Manager


SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with evening and weekends as needed

SALARY: $18.00 per hour

BENEFITS INCLUDED: Unlimited Orca Transportation Pass, Medical/Prescription/Vision, Dental, $500 Health Flexible Spending Account 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) & 11 Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program.


  • High school diploma/GED, required.
  • 2+ years janitorial/custodial experience in a multi-family or hospitality environment, required.
  • Willingness to work early morning or stay late into the evening in case of emergencies coverage is needed.
  • Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.
  • Awareness and/or training around issues of equity, intersectionality, and belonging, desired.

Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, creed, disability, familial status, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, use of section 8 certificate, use of service animal, and all other groups protected by law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources Office during regular office hours.
In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 206-474-1100 or via e-mail at

How to Apply

How to Apply Visit our website for more details and complete an online application at

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: custodial, homelessness, Housing, Janitor, non-profit, and shelter. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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