Custodian in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 6/29/2019

Job Snapshot

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 Vancouver, WA production facility.

In this role you will:

  • Must be able to lift 30lbs. periodically throughout the day with no physical limitations.

  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming.

  • Clean and supply restrooms.

  • Dust furniture, walls, machines and equipment.

  • Gather and empty trash.

  • Able to operate efficiently and adhere to established schedule.

  • Clear written and verbal communications.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Good time management skills.

  • Courteous and professional demeanor.

  • Able to operate with a sense of urgency and accuracy.

  • Strong desire to provide excellent customer service.

  • Must have own vehicle to drive to various locations.

  • Must have liability insurance on personal vehicle.

  • Must keep personal vehicle in good driving condition.

  • Must have a valid driver license and a good driving record.


The perfect person will have:

  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work positively in a team environment

  • Must be detail oriented and have basic problem solving skills

  • Must have basic documenting and reporting skills

  • Must be self-motivated

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.

  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

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.