The Josephinum is an historic high-rise building in downtown Seattle providing 221 units of housing for a diverse population of low-income individuals. Some units are set-asides for formerly homeless individuals.
A Catholic parish, Christ Our Hope, is the primary commercial tenant of the building and shares common space with residential tenants. Women’s Wellness Center, a hygiene program for homeless women, and Share Wheel, a non-profit self-managed shelter provider, also are located in the building. The building is the largest single property in the portfolio of Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington, and is closely aligned with the mission of the Catholic Church.
This position assists residents with eliminating insect infestations by providing technical and practical support. The advocate works closely with the residents, identifying housekeeping challenges and resources, developing skills and strategies to facilitate lease compliance. This position reports to the Clinical Supervisor and works closely with the Resident Services Case Manager and the Facilities team to implement and maintain a program of systemic assessment of and response to insect infestations in the building.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there will be exposure to household pests that may include; fleas, roaches and bedbugs. There may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance, building temperature fluctuations, dust, noise, and odors.