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Hy-Vee Food Stores Environmental Services - Office Tech (Cherokee DC) - Full Time in Cherokee, Iowa

Cherokee Distribution Center

Cherokee, Iowa

Job Title: Office Tech

Department: Environmental Services

General Function

Responsible for the general cleaning of the office areas, conference rooms, break room and rest rooms in facility. Cares for plants. Keeps storage room organized and clean.

Reporting Relations

Accountable and Reports to: Warehouse Manager, Environmental Services Manager

Positions that Report to you: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

  • Adheres to company policies.

  • Performs general cleaning duties including polishing, sanitizing, vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, window cleaning, wiping down desks and telephones as well as wall cleaning as assigned.

  • Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing, restrooms, offices, coffee shop, outside driver break room, eye wash stations, refrigerators, and all floors.

  • Prepares rooms for meetings and cleans up afterward.

  • Disposes of wastepaper and other trash.

  • Performs general cleaning and sanitizing of ice machine(s).

  • Checks for safety problems and reports issues to proper authority.

  • Ensures doors and gates in work area are secure.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fills in for others in the department as needed.

  • Keeps storage room organized and clean.

  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

  • Work must be performed with little or no supervision.

  • Seeks out new assignments and expands capabilities, personally and professionally.

  • Follows safety and conduct rules, other regulations and observes good housekeeping practices.

  • Ability to cooperate, work and communicate with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates and/or outside contacts.

Education and Experience

High School or equivalent experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics

  • Must be able to follow one or two step instructions; routine, repetitive tasks.

  • Must have the ability to perform simple addition and subtraction; copying figures; counting and recording.

  • Must have the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; and request supplies orally or in writing.

  • Must be physically able to perform medium work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently, and 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Visual requirements include vision from 20 inches or less to 20 feet or more with or without correction, field of vision, and depth perception.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, bending, and repetitive motions.

Working Conditions

The duties of this position are performed in a combination of an office and warehouse setting. There is exposure to dirt, noise, changing temperatures, equipment movement hazards and chemicals/solvents.

Equipment Used To Perform Job

Standard tools and equipment used in office cleaning including: vacuum, carpet cleaner and floor scrubber. Coffee shop equipment, ice machine and copier.


Has frequent contact with office employees and the general public.