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Facilities Assistant

Cleveland Animal Protective League Cleveland, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $10 to $14 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Job Relationship: Reports to Facilities Coordinator

Position Summary: Assists Facilities Coordinator with facility and grounds maintenance at the APL.. Performs janitorial, landscaping and snow removal duties. Monitors storage rooms and in-kind donation processing.

Essential Job Functions:

Provides optimal janitorial services

  • Performs daily cleaning duties within public indoor areas and staff break room, bathroom cleaning, sweeping and mopping floors, emptying trash cans
  • Performs daily cleaning duties of public outdoor areas, emptying trash cans, sweeping entrance
  • Maintains inventory of cleaning supplies
  • Maintains clean and orderly storage areas
  • Stocks areas and spot-cleans public areas throughout the day
  • Responsible for replacing consumable items such as toilet paper and towels when needed

Provides quality facility and grounds maintenance

  • Keeps grounds free of clutter, unwanted donations, discarded items
  • Maintains snow removal from sidewalks and public areas as requested
  • Performs landscaping duties as requested

Performs other duties as assigned including but not limited to:

  • Performs animal care support

General Expectations

  • Follows all safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment for staff and visitors and a safe living environment for animals.
  • Informs supervisor of any safety concern or noncompliance of safety rules that could put an employee, volunteer, client, animal, or the organization at risk.
  • Represents the APL in a professional and courteous manner at all times. Provides quality service to customers, volunteers, and staff recognizing their individual contributions to the success of our organization
  • Actively promotes the APL programs and events to clients and volunteers
  • Refers clients to appropriate staff for service
  • Assists with accepting in-kind donations
  • Promotes communication and cooperation between APL departments


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must possess an Ohio’s driver’s license with an insurable driving record
  • Able to read and understand instructions
  • Able to work with disinfectants, and cleaning supplies
  • Able to operate vacuum, floor polisher, buffer
  • Able to perform physical work: scrubbing, mopping, bending, lifting, walking and standing for up to 10 hours a day, lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Able to work around animals

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to work independently and complete tasks
  • Knowledge of safety programs helpful
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to follow instructions
  • Able to prioritize and perform duties efficiently and effectively

Working Conditions

Exposure to all weather conditions; exposure to animals, high noise levels, zoonotic diseases, and cleaning agents. Work shifts are spent walking, standing, bending, and sitting. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds with assistance.

FLSA: Full time, hourly, non-exempt

Competitive compensation based on experience. Eligible for major medical, dental, vision, paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance, matching retirement plan, optional cafeteria insurance plans, paid holidays, PTO for both vacation and sick time.

Cleveland APL Employment Opportunities:

Applying online:

Applying via standard mail:

Send resume and application to:

Cleveland Animal Protective League
ATTN: HR Manager
1729 Willey Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113

Application Form (PDF format)

EEOC: The Cleveland APL is an equal opportunity employer and is looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Job Description

Cleveland Animal Protective League

Why Work Here?

Mission-based, team orientated work environment that is extremely fulfilling - We save animal's lives everyday! WE ARE COMPASSION IN ACTION

The Cleveland Animal Protective League's mission is to foster compassion and end animal suffering. Incorporated in 1913, we are an independent, nonprofit humane society located in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. As a 501(c)(3) agency, we are not funded or controlled by any government or national animal welfare organization. Our animal shelter, services, and programs are made available through fundraising, donations, foundation and corporate support, and service fees. We are committed to 100 percent placement of adoptable animals and envision a time when every friendly, healthy, homeless animal in our community can be cared for until a new family is found. The Cleveland APL provides shelter to homeless animals relinquished by their guardians, animals that are rescued from abuse or neglect, and stray or abandoned cats. Stop in and visit the many animals we help and have available for adoption and make one of our friends one of your very best friends! The Cleveland APL is where happily ever after begins-for both shelter pets and people.


Cleveland, OH, USA
Cleveland, OH

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