The John Stewart Company

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Bay Vista at Meadow Park
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Creekside at Meadow Park
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Regular Full-Time
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The John Stewart Company is a full-service housing management, development and consulting organization that began in 1978 with a commitment to providing high quality service in the affordable housing sector. We work to enrich the lives of our residents and employees, while delivering our services costeffectively, efficiently and with the highest levels of professionalism, compassion, integrity and respect.



Bay Vista and Creekside at Meadow Park are affordable communities (297 units combined) located in Novato on the former Hamilton Air Force Base.



Performs a wide variety of janitorial duties. Nature of work require emphasis on safe work practices, sustained physical effort, trouble shooting, problem solving, attention to detail, customer service and time management.


  • Safety

    • Practices safety precautions and is safety conscious at all times.
    • Wears personal protective equipment (PPE) and informs Property Manager when others do not.
    • Knows the contents and location of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) binder. Reads and understands labels of all chemicals before using, storing or disposing.
    • Actively participates in required monthly safety meetings.


    Janitorial Maintenance

    • Picks up trash and litter around grounds and buildings.
    • Maintains recycling areas, trash rooms and dumpster areas neat, clean and litter free.
    • Maintains neat, clean and organized maintenance shop and storage areas.
    • Cleans common area floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
    • Cleans and polishes furniture and fixtures.
    • Cleans windows, glass partitions, and mirrors.
    • Dusts furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.
    • Services, cleans, and supplies common area restrooms.
    • Uses non-toxic cleaning products whenever possible.
    • Performs initial clean up and final detailed cleaning of apartment unit turnovers, including but not limited to: refrigerators, and range/ovens; exhaust fans and filters; counters, counter-tops and cabinets; sinks, vanities, tubs and showers; walls, hard surface floors and carpets; doors and windows; utility closets.
    • Performs miscellaneous janitorial maintenance related tasks or other duties as directed by Property Manager.




    Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform each job function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Personal Skills

    • Written and Oral Comprehension and Expression — Ability to read, listen, speak, understand and communicate information and ideas in writing and verbally so others will understand. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Time Management / coordination – Ability to manage one’s own time and coordinate work order priorities and other responsibilities in order to ensure timely competition of duties.
    • Customer Service — Assessment of customer (tenant) needs, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    Experience & Education

    • High school diploma or GED certificate is desirable.
    • A minimum of three years of multifamily apartment janitorial maintenance experience.
    • Or an equivalent combination of technical training and/or experience to meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The John Stewart Company (“JSCo”) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
San Francisco ONLY: JSCo will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance. Oakland ONLY: Section 3 candidates will be given priority at Section 3 properties. Los Angeles City ONLY: JSCo will consider applicants with a criminal history in compliance with the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Ordinance.