Janitor - 1st Shift in Romulus, MI at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 4/22/2021

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Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Janitor who will grow at our Romulus, MI Distribution Center.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for the upkeep of our facilities and ensure they are kept in pristine condition. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the maintenance and general housekeeping of the facility. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented, flexible, and willing to take on non-routine cleaning and special projects as the need arises. The facilities associate will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, kitchen and dining rooms, and public areas within the assembly and warehouse areas.

What you'll do in this role:

  • Perform general clean up of all areas of the building as directed.
  • Manage routine upkeep of exterior areas, green space, and parking lot.
  • Complete non-routine cleaning according to specified job orders.
  • Remove garbage and recycling daily and prepare bins for pick-up.
  • Handle emergency cleaning and upkeep requests.
  • Ensure facilities are maintained and fully equipped.
  • Adheres and complies with the cleaning schedule.
  • Adheres to safety rules and ergonomic practices.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk and bend for extended periods of time.  Must be able to work overtime.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work the required shift.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)
  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.
  • 13 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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