Baker & Taylor (a Follett company) is one of the leading distributors of books, video and music products to libraries, institutions and retailers. We have been in business for over 180 years and have developed long-term relationships with major book and music labels. We have more than 36,000 customers in more than 120 countries. We ship more than 1 million unique products (SKUs) annually. We also maintain one of the largest in-stock inventories of books, videos and music in the U.S.
This position is in one of our Warehouse locations and is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the entire facility and assists in other areas of building and grounds maintenance as needed.
This position pays $13.36 per hour and is a 2nd Shift Position (2:30pm-11:00pm)
Overtime is required and is based upon business demands. This may include up to 9 hours per day M-F and as needed on Saturday/Sunday.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (The following statements describe the general nature of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by management):
Vacuums, sweeps, and mops floors. Disposes of trash, garbage, and boxes.
Cleans bathrooms and maintains soap dispensers, toilet paper holders, and seat cover holders.
Performs light maintenance repairs and general maintenance duties such as changing lights.
Patrols outside grounds.
Performs other maintenance and cleaning duties, as required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands and fingers; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently must stand and lift/move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally must stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk; hear; and lift/move up to 25 lb. Specific vision requirements include close vision.
The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles and occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
- Less than high school education and three to twelve months experience.
- Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
- Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s and perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions and deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
All candidate information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.