Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
  • 31-Dec-2017 to 01-Dec-2018 (MST)
  • Janitorial/Lodging
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Salary
  • Contract

POSITION: Steward Coordinator - Janitorial (2018/2019)

SEASON: Austral Summer

LOCATION: McMurdo Station, Antarctica


Currently seeking a Steward Coordinator - Janitorial - Directly responsible for supervising janitor staff by organizing tasking, special projects, supply orders and ensuring that the janitor team conducts their duties safely, efficiently and with a positive attitude. Assists Lodging Manager in other duties as required.


Responsible for tasking and overseeing day-to-day activities of the Lead Janitors and Janitors to ensure that assigned tasks are completed thoroughly and in a timely manner.

Sets pre-season expectations and completes post-season evaluations of Lead Janitors and Janitors, or as required by the Lodging Manager

Manages scheduling of the Lead Janitors and Janitors and assists with applicable duties of those positions as required.

Tracks physical condition (injuries, aches, pains, sick days) of staff, adjusting tasking for light duty and other special requirements as needed

Fills in for janitorial cleaning runs or in the laundry facility as needed.

Completes room inspections for departing residents to verify rooms are in "Move in Ready" condition.

Coordinates linen runs to collect dirty linens from outgoing personnel for transport to the laundry facility.

Actively seeks out and organizes special projects (including deep cleans, furniture moving, carpet extraction, and seasonal building opening/closing) to be carried out by Lead Janitors and Janitors.

Reports weekly to the Lodging Manager on janitorial tasks accomplished by the Janitors.

Conducts inventories as requested.

Places and tracks work orders with facilities maintenance.

Researches cleaning products utilized by the janitorial staff to ensure proper and safe usage.

Participates in MCI trainings and drill as determined by supervisor.

Determines janitorial supply needs for upcoming season.

Handles on-call lock-out duties and late night calls on rotational basis with other Lodging department staff.

Handles confidential matters (personnel actions, management reports, lodging issues, etc.) in accordance with management policy.

Interacts with the National Science Foundation, military and other agency officials, both over the telephone and in person, in a professional and tactful manner.

Updates janitorial manual annually; submits to Lodging Manager

May be required to perform duties requiring repetitive motion.

Must be able to lift the safety regulation maximum on limited basis.

Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

Provides direct support, using staff resources if necessary, to the achievement of all metrics related to GSC.

Complies with all GSC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals.   Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation. 

Works to achieve GSC goals and contractual commitments

Responsible for leadership and motivation of the team.

Performs other duties as required.

EDUCATION:   High school graduate or GED.

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Current ServSafe Food Handler certificate required.

TRAINING: None required

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four years work experience with at least three years experience in custodial and/or housekeeping related industry. One year supervisory experience required, two years supervisory experience preferred. Must possess word processing and data base skills. Strong organizational ability required. Experience with scheduling preferred. Previous experience in seasonal contract work a plus.

OTHER: US citizenship or permanent residency required.

Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation (GSC) an Alaska Native Corporation has offered outstanding Janitorial and Food Services for over 10 years. GSC has an exceptional record for providing food and janitorial services with ongoing contracts in many facilities types, such as, military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary and field sites. Utilizing state of the art environmentally friendly cleaning products we create healthier surroundings, promote productivity, reduce costs, and increase safety of buildings. Our Food Services are committed to customer satisfaction and thorough quality control processes resulting in successful competitions for quality of service awards including the U.S. Air Force "Best Dining Facility" in Air Combat Command and runner up to the Ney award for best dining facility in the Navy. GSC in partnership with ESS Support Services, a Division of Compass Group, will provide operational management support. ESS Support Services is the market leader in providing remote camp and catering services to clients, wherever their location, no matter how extreme the environment may be. Services extend across North America and include such diverse facilities as drilling, mining, construction, pipeline and logging camps, offshore, governmental agencies and others. Payroll and benefits supported by Compass Group

We are committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers.

If you require assistance in the application process, please contact us at: 

Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. EEO is the Law poster.

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
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