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  • COVID Mitigation Specialist: Sanitation (City of Washington, GA)

    COVID Mitigation Specialist – Sanitation Option

    Perform a wide range of responsible work to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus.
    These are intended to illustrate various types of work performed. Other duties may be included if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

    • Clean buildings, equipment, and vehicles to ensure a decontaminated environment.
    • Sanitize offices, meeting rooms, restrooms; reset and sanitize after use to mitigate the possible spread of coronavirus.
    • Remove trash and other debris to reduce risk of contamination.
    • Perform related work as required to combat the spread of coronavirus.

    Some knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and school staff; ability to read.
    GED or high school diploma. Some custodial experience preferable. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
    Significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
    *This employment opportunity is in partnership with WorkSource East Central Georgia.  Candidates who are selected must register in WorkSource GA’s online participant portal at www.worksourcegaportal.com and must submit eligibility documents to a WorkSource GA Career Coach.


    To apply, you must be considered a “dislocated worker” because of COVID.   Were you terminated due to no fault of your own? Have you been unemployed long-term? Were you self-employed and became unemployed because of the pandemic?
    Next, complete this Application and email, mail or deliver to Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce at 26 West Square ♦ PO Box 661, Washington, GA 30673.  If you are not able to print the application, please call 706-678-2013. 
    Once your application is received, you will be contacted with the next step of the application process.

    Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce