Remote Housekeeper – Red Dog Mine, AK


This is a Full-time position in Kivalina, AK posted November 9, 2021.

About NMSBuilt on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award-winning, integrated support services to a variety of clients in food service, facilities management, camp services, security and hotel management in Alaska and the continental U.S. We are proud to serve not only our original oilfield clients, but also clients from federal, state and local governments, corporate facilities, healthcare institutions, schools and universities, manufacturing centers, and the transportation and telecommunications industry. Our clients have peace of mind knowing we are committed to delivering best-in-class service, and we bring creativity, technology and experience to every project. Our mission is to provide management and support services at a level of quality, value, safety and expertise beyond our clients’ expectations. At NMS, we expect our employees to fulfill that mission in every aspect of their work.SummaryThe remote housekeeper position provides a wide variety of cleaning services and other related duties required to keep remote camp and industrial facilities, food service areas, office facilities and similar areas in a clean and orderly condition. All duties are to be performed in accordance with NMS’ mission, vision, and values.Essential Duties and Responsibilities* Cleans, sweeps, vacuums, mops, or restocks hallways, stairways, offices, food preparation or break areas, kitchen areas or equipment, laundry rooms, clinics, living areas, work areas, off-site areas, common areas, restrooms, public areas, or other similar areas.* Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, extract, waxes, buff, vacuums, etc. all types of floors.* Dusts both low and high areas.* Wipes down or cleans various surfaces.* Uses appropriate equipment and cleaning solutions for all tasks.* Removes and properly disposes of discarded materials.* May compact trash.* Removes and transports trash to the appropriate disposal areas.* May change light bulbs and perform very light facility maintenance.* May keep building entryways free of snow and debris.* May operate a vehicle to work at remote locations.* May periodically perform a variety of special duties such as certain types of laundry duties or periodically scheduled cleaning tasks.* May also be designated as a night or day janitor to indicate somewhat varying duties or assignments related to this type of work.* Notify supervisor if safety and sanitation standards are not being met.* Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned.* This position has no supervisory responsibilities.* Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.* At least one (1) year experience that evidences a working knowledge of commercial cleaning equipment and industrial cleaning processes.* At least one (1) year experience in commercial housekeeping.* Must pass all pre-employment contract requirements which may include but are not limited to: background check and drug test.* As per contract requirements, must be a NANA Shareholder living in the NANA Region.* Must be able to cooperate and work as part of a team with fellow employees, customers and clients.* Must be able to make decisions in the moment with little to no supervision.* Must be able to be on your feet for 12 hours per shift for the scheduled rotation.* Must be able to live in dormitory style settings and meet cleanliness requirements of the remote camp.* Contract requires employees to speak, understand, read and write English.* Must meet and adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations set forth by the company and client.Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsWeather: Indoor/Outdoor. Frequently exposed to arctic conditions.Noise level: Moderate to LoudDescription of environment: This is a remote camp setting. Employees must constantly be able to stand, walk, climb, push, pull use hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch. Employees are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.Travel: Must be able to travel by plane and/or bus to remote camps.Physical requirements: Must be able to lift and/or move up to 28 lbs.Travel may require an employee or contractor to pass a TSA security checkpoint. If the employee or contractor does not have valid identification, they will not be able to travel until valid identification is obtained and verified. For this reason all Red Dog employees and contractors must have valid identification when traveling to and from the mine, for a list of TSA approved valid identification visit .CompetenciesNMS Core ValuesSafety guides our behavior.Honesty and integrity govern our activities.Commitments made will be fulfilled.All individuals are treated with dignity and respect.The environment will be protected and sustained.Required LanguageEqual Opportunity Employer/Shareholder PreferenceNMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law.It is NMS policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements.Accommodation RequestIf you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone or via email. In order to appropriately assist you with an accommodation, we ask that you please specify the assistance needed in order to access our jobsite and post for a position. The dedicated email and telephonic options are listed below and are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at: 1-800-478-2000To request an accommodation by email, contact us at

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