Maintenance Worker - Night Shift


The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

To provide cleaning and maintenance services to the Laboratory. Employees will perform housekeeping duties for more than 40,000 square feet of office and technical facilities. Some activities require pushing/pulling trash receptacles and equipment (with wheels) weighing up to 40 lbs.


  • Collect trash from offices, restrooms, and lobbies. (45%)
  • Restock supplies and clean toilet rooms, operate motorized cleaning equipment. (20%)
  • Mop and strip floors (restrooms, stairwells, lobbies). (15%)
  • Vacuum and perform carpet cleaning services (15%)
  • Dust and wipe furniture and vents (5%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Required Qualifications:

Ability to read and write in basic English and to follow instructions. Ability to interact well with peers and different levels throughout the Laboratory. Demonstrated custodial maintenance abilities as outlined above and prior professional experience in these areas. Must be capable of lifting and moving moderately heavy objects (50 lbs or less). Applicants will be subject to Background Investigation and Evaluation.

Special Working Conditions:

Shift 10:00 pm to 6:30 am. Safety shoes required.


APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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