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Cleaner (Temporary) 

About the Organization The Alexandria Transit Company's DASH system provides safe, reliable, and courteous bus service within the City of Alexandria, and connects with Metrobus, Metrorail, Virginia Railway Express, and all local bus systems. DASH serves all of the Alexandria Metrorail Stations and the Pentagon Metrorail station during morning and evening peak periods. DASH's name symbolizes our commitment to the citizens of Alexandria, Driving Alexandria Safely Home.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Responsible for cleaning ALL ATC vehicles and property of, or belonging to ATC, also to provide support to facilities, grounds and ATC’s operation. This position will temporarily support our 2019 summer shuttle operations from May 25 – September 2, 2019*.

*There is no guarantee of employment past September 2, 2019.

Position Requirements

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for ensuring that all parts of buses are cleaned thoroughly each day, spot cleaning areas and interior cleaning daily.
  2. Performs interior hand cleaning of buses or on areas otherwise missed by the automatic bus wash system).
    1. Performs interior hand cleaning of service and staff vehicles.
    2. Cleans bus wheel rims with every interior cleaning.
    3. Utilizes shop vacuums for interior vehicle cleaning.
  3. Maintains a record of all vehicles cleaned.
  4. Utilizes rags, detergents, cleaning chemicals, mops and mop buckets to perform cleaning duties.
  5. Cleans parking lots of both facilities, Administrative Facility and Maintenance Shop.
  6. Maintain landscape of ATC facilities.
  7. Perform cleaning Administrative Facility and Maintenance shop as directed
  8. Maintains sufficient cleaning supplies to perform duties, notifying parts clerk when supplies run low for re-ordering.
  9. Performs snow removal operations for ATC facilities as necessary to include snow removal from Administrative Facility and Maintenance Facility.
  10. Cooperatively and efficiently performs related tasks and duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic cleaning knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of transit vehicles and related support vehicles.
  • Ability to read basic instructions and daily checklists.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to make independent decisions within scope of responsibility.
  • Excellent customer relations skills are necessary.

Emotional, Psychological and Physical Requirements:

Ability to:

  • Deal with light stress and constrained job completion timelines.
  • Interact with the public on a limited basis.
  • Concentrate on priority tasks with frequent interruptions


  • Standing frequently for long periods
  • Working in a noisy environment
  • Work in adverse weather conditions
  • Lifts or move loads at times (>60 lbs.)
  • Bending or contorting

Additional/Miscellaneous/Special Requirements:

  • Acceptable criminal history record and child protective services check upon hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Acceptable drug screen results upon hire and as regularly required by policy for position.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED (may be waived in lieu of extensive experience).
  • Basic Computer knowledge.
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Benefits Not eligible for benefits.  
Position Cleaner  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number MAI-19-00003  
Location Alexandria  

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