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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Floor Serviceperson in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 312684

Directorate: Operational Systems

Division: Facilities & Infrastructure Operations

Group: Custodial & Floor Services

Wages: $954.04 / weekly

Job Description

  • This full-time position is assigned to perform floor cleaning duties such as: operating floor cleaning equipment and perform all related functions involved in the preparing, sealing, waxing, and polishing of hard floors surfaces and in the preparation, extraction, spot removal and shampooing of carpeted floorings and fabric chairs.

  • In this role, you would be expected to perform duties which may include stooping, bending, kneeling, and standing for long periods of time.

  • Most training is performed online; the incumbent must be able to efficiently utilize the internet, Outlook, and other computer applications.

  • There is a high demand for quality customer service as you will be expected to provide friendly service to all office personnel.

  • You will be expected to respond well to supervision and changing assignments and/or environments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A High School education or equivalent

  • Two (2) years of proven customer service experience in the service industry and at least one (1) year of Floor Maintenance experience with hands on knowledge of equipment and processes. This must be reflected in the resume submitted.

  • Must have a valid state-issued driver's license.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L Security Clearance (access authorization).

  • US Citizenship.

  • This is a bargaining unit position and will be under the Battelle/HAMTC Labor Contract. As a condition of employment, unless otherwise exempted, the staff member will be required to join the appropriate union affiliated with the Hanford metal Trades Council (HAMTC) after 30 days of continuous service and pay union dues or pay agency fees to such union in lieu of joining.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal person will have good judgment and a positive attitude.

  • We value loyalty and will be looking for candidates with proven longevity.

  • Ability to safely operate multiple pieces of equipment used in maintaining different flooring types. Not limited to stripping, buffing, sealing, waxing, burnishing, scrubbing and extraction processes.

  • Attention to detail

  • Prefer skills in utilizing electronic work request systems/tracking for tablets or Smartphones.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

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Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.

Other Information

  • This is a 4/10 swing shift position.

  • You may be subjected to working around radiation, chemicals, asbestos, lasers, carcinogens and other material in a laboratory environment.

Other Information

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance.


  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B.

  • Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).

Note: Applicants will be considered ineligible for security clearance processing by the U.S. Department of Energy until non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for 12 consecutive months can be demonstrated.

Directorate: Operational Systems

Job Category: Crafts/Ops/Laborers/Service Workers

Group: Utility & Infrastructure Ops

Opening Date: 2021-09-13

Closing Date: 2021-09-26