Built on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award-winning, integrated support services to a variety of clients in food service, facilities management, camp services, security and hotel management in Alaska and the continental U.S. We are proud to serve not only our original oilfield clients, but also clients from federal, state and local governments, corporate facilities, healthcare institutions, schools and universities, manufacturing centers, and the transportation and telecommunications industry. Our clients have peace of mind knowing we are committed to delivering best-in-class service, and we bring creativity, technology and experience to every project. Our mission is to provide management and support services at a level of quality, value, safety and expertise beyond our clients' expectations. At NMS, we expect our employees to fulfill that mission in every aspect of their work.
The remote housekeeper position provides a wide variety of cleaning services and other related duties required to keep remote camp and industrial facilities, food service areas, office facilities and similar areas in a clean and orderly condition.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Cleans, sweeps, vacuums, mops, or restocks hallways, stairways, offices, food preparation or break areas, kitchen areas or equipment, laundry rooms, clinics, living areas, work areas, off-site areas, common areas, restrooms, public areas, or other similar areas.
Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, extract, waxes, buff, vacuums, etc. all types of floors.
Dusts both low and high areas.
Wipes down or cleans various surfaces.
Uses appropriate equipment and cleaning solutions for all tasks.
Removes and properly disposes of discarded materials.
May compact trash.
Removes and transports trash to the appropriate disposal areas.
May change light bulbs and perform very light facility maintenance.
May keep building entryways free of snow and debris.
May operate a vehicle to work at remote locations.
May periodically perform a variety of special duties such as certain types of laundry duties or periodically scheduled cleaning tasks.
May also be designated as a night or day janitor to indicate somewhat varying duties or assignments related to this type of work.
Notify supervisor if safety and sanitation standards are not being met.
Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit's success also may be assigned.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
At least one (1) year experience that evidences a working knowledge of commercial cleaning equipment and industrial cleaning processes.
At least one (1) year experience in commercial housekeeping.
Must pass all pre-employment contract requirements which may include but are not limited to: background check, hair follicle drug test, physical and fit for duty assessment and hearing test. Applicants not located near a testing facility are responsible for paying for travel to the nearest testing facility.
Must be able to cooperate and work as part of a team with fellow employees, customers and clients.
Must be able to make decisions in the moment with little to no supervision.
Must be able to be on your feet for 12 hours per shift for the scheduled rotation.
Must be able to live in dormitory style settings and meet cleanliness requirements of the remote camp.
Contract requires employees to speak, understand, read and write English.
Must meet and adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations set forth by the company and client.
CANDIDATES RESIDING OUTSIDE ANCHORAGE AREA:
Candidates residing in the Lower 48 for any contract and/or hired for the BP contract: For the purposes of pre-employment testing, Anchorage will be considered the point of hire (with the exception of drug testing, which will be conducted near the candidate's place of residence). Employee is responsible for any travel expenses and needed accommodations related to preemployment tasks that need to be completed in Anchorage, AK. This includes, but is not limited to, any safety training requirements, required preemployment testing and/or training such as physical, DOT physical/medical card, fit for duty, audiogram, and/or other testing required by contract/company (such as NSTC, APICC training, security licensing requirements, etc.
Flights to Remote Locations: All employees are responsible for all expenses related to reporting to point of hire (Anchorage, AK) for scheduled trips paid for by the company for remote locations.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Weather: Indoor/Outdoor. Frequently exposed to arctic conditions.
Noise level: Moderate to Loud
Description of environment: This is a remote camp setting. Employees must constantly be able to stand, walk, climb, push, pull use hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch. Employees are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.
Travel: Must be able to travel by plane and/or bus to remote camps.
Physical requirements: Fit For Duty Test
Lift: Lift 28 lbs. from floor to knuckle x2
Lift: Lift 28 lbs. from floor to waist x 2
Lift: Lift 8 lbs. from floor to shoulders x 2
Lift: Lift 8 lbs. from floor to crown level x 2
Carry: Carry 25 lbs. with two hands for a minimum distance of 50 feet
Stoop & Twist: Perform alternate cross over toe touches x 5 each side, self-paced but continuous.
Squat Test: Functionally squat x 5, self-paced but continuous.
Kneel: Kneel on one knee and stand. Return to kneel on opposite knee. Repeat alternate kneeling sequence x 5 for each knee, self-pace but continuous.
Stairs: Climb up and down 10 steps x 5 for a total of 50 steps using one hand to grasp a railing for safety:
Allow 30 second rest after climbing up and down each set of 25 steps, self-paced.
Stairs & Carry: Climb up and down 10 steps x 5 for a total of 50 steps while carrying 25 lbs. in one hand and using the other hand to grasp a railing for safety, self-paced.
Allow a 30 second rest period after climbing up and down 25 steps while carrying.
Slanted Ladder: Climb a slanted ladder with 2 rungs x 2 repetitions for a total of 4 rungs, self-paced but continuous.
All tests must be performed within a safe target heart rate as determined by the contract requirements.
NMS Core Values
Safety guides our behavior.
Honesty and integrity govern our activities.
Commitments made will be fulfilled.
All individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
The environment will be protected and sustained.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference
NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.
It is NMS policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements.
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