Janitorial Training Instructor in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 7/9/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Goodwill is one of the leading non-profit brands in the world and one of the largest non-profits in Southern California. We are a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused on our Mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal! 

Primary Responsibility / Summary

Provide instruction in general janitorial procedures and supervision to janitorial participant trainees. Maintains the cleanliness and orderliness of the facility; buildings, grounds, bathrooms, meeting rooms, furniture, and equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides orientation and train janitorial participants using approved curriculum and hands on methodology.
  • Responsible for the quality and quantity of all work done by the trainee crew and inspects work completed by the trainees.
  • Oversees scheduling and routine sanitation of furniture, equipment, facilities, and bathrooms.
  • Coordinates cleaning projects and assignments with WCD management and the Facilities Department.
  • Observes participant performance and behavior. Communicates progress with assigned case manager. Documents incidents involving participant safety and well-being.
  • Provides documented hazardous substance communications and safety training.
  • Completes relevant program paperwork and reports paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.   Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • This position requires some local travel (less than 25% of the time), a valid CA driver's license and state-required auto insurance are necessary.   Driving record must be acceptable by our company’s insurance vendor.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job supervises the Assistant Janitorial Training Instructor and program participants.

Education & Experience

  • Min. 3 years of janitorial experience, within it a minimum of 2 years janitorial supervisory experience with demonstrated great patience and training abilities.    
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Non-profit experience preferred.
  • Bi-lingual fluency (e.g., English/ASL, English/Spanish, etc.) and ability understand another culture as required by the program or local community highly desired.
  • Knowledgeable in industrial standards and safety (CAL-OSHA) requirements.
  • Experience working with persons with developmental disabilities; ADA knowledge desirable.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Shift flexibility and overtime when needed.

 Pre-Employment Testing

  • 8 Panel Drug Screen
  • Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Live Scan
  • Motor of Vehicles Report


Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. 
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. 
Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.