Position is responsible for performing semi-skilled cleaning of a variety of facilities on campus including, but not limited to: laboratories, offices, rest rooms, lounges, hallways, and stairwells to ensure a clean, professional and safe working environment. Position assists with the cleaning and maintenance of tools, equipment and work area. General labor duties on a routine and/or regular basis based on operational needs are required.
Position is tasked with observing and exercising professionalism established and Institute unique safety precautions and cleaning standards. Position is responsible for safeguarding various access control devices. Position provides customer service to Institute employees and guests as needed.
HS diploma or equivalent
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Must be willing to work on ladders up to 8 feet in height and on personnel lifts to 20 feet in height.
Standard work schedule is: Monday- Friday, 2:00am-10:30am.
Must be able to adjust regularly assigned work schedule based on workload and deadlines (earlier start/later end).
Must be able to work overtime as required based on operational needs (including occasional weekends).
Must be able to work on ladders for a variety of tasks.
Must be willing to work in any or all of the following environments: vivarium, laboratories where blood-borne pathogens, radioactive, and biohazard materials are stored/used and with which biological studies are performed.
Must be willing to submit to a post-offer physical.
Must be willing to maintain First Aide/CPR/AED training/certification.
A DMV driving record background check may be required. A Class C motor vehicle license and clean driving record will be required in order to drive Institute vehicles.
Willing to sign an employee confidentiality agreement.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
As a safeguard for employees and animals, all FS employees may be subject to vaccines/tests/physical exams prior to working with specific animals or animal populations as required by research needs including but not limited to:TB Testing/Clearance (every six months / twice a year)Measles, Mumps and Rubella (proof of immunization and/or vaccination)This role requires constant adjusting focus, bending, carrying 0-20 pounds, grasping, handling, hearing, keying, lifting 0-20 pounds, reaching, seeing, standing, touching/feeling, walking, being exposed to fumes/odors/mists/dust, potential allergens, and potential hazards.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.