Garten's mission is to support people with disabilities in their effort to contribute to the community through employment, career, and retirement opportunities.
Our actions increase society's awareness of human potential.

Custodian with Periodic Experience-Salem, OR

In this position, you will be required to assist and provide relief for other personnel within the division when required. You will also perform all work in a safe manner and while meeting Garten’s quality standards.


- Perform periodics services (floor care, windows, etc.) in a manner that meets division standards and maintains customer satisfaction.
- Provide site coverage in the absence of supervisors and/or employees within Custodial Services.
- Provide service for additional/special requests.
- Coordinates periodics services to meet the contract specifications.
- Provide input on ways the organization can create integrated employment opportunities for
people with disabilities.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.


- High degree of attention to detail and customer satisfaction
- Proficient knowledge of contracts and quality control essential.
- Proficient knowledge of chemical interactions as well as stripping and waxing
- Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
- Ability to train others, make decisions and use independent judgment
- Ability to actively participate in team development and team-oriented processes
- Physical and mental ability to use computer hardware/software
- Must pass a criminal history background check.
- Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and proof of current vehicle insurance
- Excellent hand-eye coordination
- Physical ability to bend, twist, stoop, reach overhead, climb stairs, stand, grasp, handle
objects, make repetitive motions with hand/wrists/shoulders and operate custodial
- Physical ability to push/pull/lift/carry up to 150 pounds regularly throughout a normal
- Proficient knowledge of all custodial equipment, including but not limited to buffer,
extractors, etc.

Education and/or Experience:

- A minimum of 6-12 months experience/training in custodial equipment operation, and using
custodial chemicals and supplies
-  A high school education or equivalent


-    The schedule will be variable night shifts, including weekends

Rate of Pay:
-    $10.50/hour

Applications may be picked up and dropped off at our Garten Hawthorne Branch located at 500 Hawthorne Ave SE, Salem, OR, 97301

You may also go to our website at for an application to fill out on line.  Applications can also be faxed to: 503-566-3434, emailed to: (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address),
or mailed to: Garten P.O. Box 13970, Salem, OR 97301





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Apply at:
Garten Administration
Human Resources Office
500 Hawthorne Ave SE
Salem, OR 97301
Mail resume to:
Garten Services, Inc.
Human Resources Office
PO Box 13970
Salem, OR 97309
FAX resume to:
Fax # 503-566-3434