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Day Porter

Position Type Staff
School Name Catlin Gabel School
City, State Portland, OR 
Posted 02/07/2020

Catlin Gabel School seeks to employ the best qualified individuals from available applicants and to provide them with opportunity for advancement in a manner that does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal equal employment opportunity laws or regulations.

The School believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to the school’s success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his or her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Position Title: Day Porter

Department: Facilities

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Break away from your day-to-day grind and once again love your work. We are a private school set up like a college campus in a beautiful, park-like setting in the West Hills of Portland. This position is an opportunity to work indoors and outside and truly enjoy the campus community. We educate pre-school through 12th grade children and young adults. Our team’s energy level is high, we enjoy great support, and the work is varied and always changing to meet the needs of our community.

We are seeking to build a team of 4 to 5 day porters. Their supervisor directly works with and trains the team, and assists in the daily work. This is a ground-floor opportunity to build professional work relationships, do challenging work, and grow through experience and training.

Duties include:

Variety of campus support tasks, including recycling/trash pick up, general and project cleaning

Event support, set-up and take-down, restocking, locking up

Light maintenance, as qualified and with interest in training

Driving vehicles and using equipment to support set-up and cleaning tasks

You are:

Energetic and able to work in a physical job 40 hours a week

Clean and neat in appearance

Aware of your surroundings, safety conscious, careful around students

Motivated to try, learn new skills, and always be service-oriented

We offer:

Starting pay of $15.00 to 18.00/ hour

10 vacation days plus holidays

15 days PTO

Medical, dental, and vision benefits

Employer-matched retirement fund 403b

Opportunity to learn and grow professionally



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