Environmental Control Technician - YRS

Environmental Control Technician – YRS

Summary: The Environmental Control Technician position is responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and sanitary worksite. The employee in this position at a residential program may be required to remain on premises during break and/or meal periods. Individual accountabilities and work volume will be established through the development of annual Success Objectives, within the framework outlined below.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carries out the housekeeping and maintenance responsibilities according to the determined timelines written in the plan/policy.
  • Follows the specific procedures for cleaning and decontaminating the environment.
  • Maintains the upkeep of the cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Deposits hazardous and non-hazardous waste and sharps containers in designated receptacle according to regulatory standards.
  • Stocks hand washing and toiletry supplies (soap, paper towels, and toilet tissue) in all appropriate areas.
  • Assists in performing minor maintenance tasks, moves equipment and supplies.
  • Completes required documentation to meet regulatory standards.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: Demonstrate the ability to perform ECT duties in a residential setting.
  • Bilingual ability (language dependent on participant population) may be preferred.
  • A criminal background check is required for employees working for Heartland Housing property management. All DCFS background checks are required for employees working for youth programs.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently required to stand and walk.
  • Lifting, bending and climbing stairs.
  • Using cleaning tools.

Heartland Alliance makes all hiring and employment decisions, and operates all programs, services, and functions without regard to race, receipt of an order of protection, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, amnesty, physical or mental disability, protected veterans status, genetic information, sexual orientation, immigrant status, political affiliation or belief, use of FMLA, VESSA, military, and family military rights, ex-offender status (depending on the offense and position to be filled), unfavorable military discharge, membership in an organization whose primary purpose is the protection of civil rights or improvement of living conditions and human relations, height, weight, or HIV infection, in accord with the organization’s AIDS Policy Statement of September 1987.

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