Environmental Services

The Environmental Services program has three training options. Each training program can be completed as a stand-alone program.

  • ​​​​​12-week housekeeping course
  • 12-week floor technician course
  • 16-week combined housekeeping/floor technician program.

Environmental Services training is offered at DORS WTC location.

Training Includes:

  • ​​Floor stripping & waxing
  • Collecting trash
  • Office cleaning
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Upholstery cleaning
  • Window cleaning
  • Bathroom cleaning
  • Replenishing supplies
  • Performing routine maintenance

Program Requirements:

  • Stand, stoop, bend & stretch for a long period of time.
  • Do the same jobs many times.
  • Work alone or with a group.
  • Measure & mix cleaners.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Follow verbal & written directions.

Environmental Services Training Handout

A young man carries some boxes to a large rolling trash bin.
DORS Consumer Christian (above) is employed as a Floor Tech at Johns Hopkins Howard D. Miller Research Building. He lost much of his eyesight and had to change careers: "Sometimes life knocks you down... you just have to figure it out... If people [with disabilities] WANT to be successful after DORS trainings: have the will to do it, you WILL succeed."

A woman cleaning a sink.
Interested in a career providing clean, healthy, safe and pleasant environments? Completing an Environmental Services training program can ​give you the skills to find a job.

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