PAE, Inc Custodian / Escort in Basra, Iraq

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Custodian / Escort



Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, latrines and shower, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, removing trash, cleaning laundry rooms, washing machines and dryers. Reporting or notifying Supervisor or Lead of need for repairs. When required – perform escort duties on and around the buildings and compound. TASKS: - Gather and empty trash. - Must be able to lift 50 pounds. - Strip, seal, finish, and polish floors. - Service, clean, and supply restrooms. - Clean and polish furniture and fixtures. - Vacuum, Steam-clean, or shampoo carpets - Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment. - Notify Supervisor or Leads concerning the need for major repairs. - Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them. - Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees. - Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications. - Clean and restore building interiors damaged by coffee stains, dust, fingerprint or water, using commercial cleaning equipment. - Drive vehicles required to perform or travel to cleaning work, including vans, industrial trucks, or industrial vacuum cleaners. - Follow procedures for the safe and effective use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures. - Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks. ESCORT DUTIES: - The custodian may assist other maintenance sections with personnel and equipment for special projects or during emergency periods, and may escort un-badged or subcontract personnel while they perform other functions in the compound: - Escort tasks will include escorting persons, and helping visitors and customers. - Escorts will assist with ensuring site facilities are secure and in accordance with Compound security requirements and assist security operations personnel with facility security alarm inspections and key/lock control, if requested. - While on assignment, the Escort shall maintain a “line-of-sight” of all individuals that he/she is escorting. - The Escort will not leave the un-cleared individual that is being escorted until the Escort has either been relieved by another Escort or by an individual that understands all the responsibilities of being a Escort (e.g. Armed Guard, Security Officer, etc.). - If there is an emergency, such as a building fire, the Escort will direct the un-cleared individual(s) to the proper assembly area based on the Compound’s emergency action plan.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: - Knowledge of all principles and processes involved in supporting contract responsibilities at an overseas facility. - A strong commitment to maintaining a high performing team which delivers high customer satisfaction. REQUIRED: - Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required for this position. - Education: High School Diploma or General Education Degree - Security Vetting: Moderate Reliability Public Trust (MRPT) is required. Must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract. - Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination. - Language Skills: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language - Work Ethic: A strong commitment to maintaining a high performing team which delivers high customer satisfaction.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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