Custodian Facilities & Parks

Application Deadline: 2023-02-28
Job Type: County
Job Description:

This position is responsible for cleaning and housekeeping tasks that ensure the County buildings and grounds are clean and orderly. The work performed is of a recurring nature, but could include specific instruction on new or unusual assignments. Regular attendance and punctuality along with being prepared to commence work at designated work locations, on the assigned or scheduled days and hours is expected. Responsible for providing truthful and accurate written and verbal communications.

Essential Job Functions
Cleans and sanitizes rest rooms sinks, toilets, urinals, showers and drinking fountains, replacing toweling and other supplies. Clean rest room fans, partitions and all ceiling diffusers.
Remove trash and litter. Empties wastebaskets and takes out trash daily. Clean and sanitize office trash containers.
Dusts and cleans desks, equipment, cabinets, blinds and counter tops.
Sweeps and mops floors, halls, offices bathrooms and stairways and vacuum carpets. May strip, finish and buff floors and extract carpets. Operate floor equipment, floor cleaning machines, carpet extractor and wet and dry vacuums.
Washes windows, doors, ledges and mirrors. Wipe down stairway handrails, walls and elevator panels.
Cleans lights and light fixtures and if necessary changes light bulbs.
Keep janitors’ closets stocked with supplies including toilet paper, towels, soap, light bulbs etc. and writes up supply orders.
Clean and maintain tools and equipment and performs minor equipment repairs and maintenance.
Lock and unlock doors as scheduled or directed. When closing the building, do a thorough check that all lights are off and doors locked and secured.

Essential Job Functions of Shift Lead Person
Assists in the daily cleaning and housekeeping operations of buildings and grounds and may follow up on shift staff assigned to specific work plans. Performs routine building checks to determine work plans and completed in proficient and timely manner. Reports issues and inefficiencies to Supervisor.
Completes special cleaning assignments and other work plan assignments.

General Job Functions
Assist in the sorting of mail and deliver mail to post office to include loading mail bins in vehicle, drive to post office and carry bins into post office.
May be required to assist in snow and ice removal activities or grounds clean up.
Provide assistance for county functions. Assist in setting up equipment and furniture for meetings and special events, and remove when function finished. Reset rooms for next use.
Report security violations and any suspicious activity. Report building system malfunctions.

Training and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent or any combination of education and experience that qualifies to perform the essential functions of the job.
One (1) or more years of responsible work experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Current valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Ability to read, comprehend, and communicate, both verbally and in writing.
Some knowledge of cleaning practices, supplies and equipment, and the ability to use them economically, safely and efficiently; ability to determine and follow cleaning procedures, materials and equipment using the best safety practices.
Ability to work in harmony with others and to also have the ability to work independently and with flexibility to adjust to different situations and different buildings.
Ability to maintain professional demeanor and possess sound practical judgment and dependability in terms of attendance and completing duties and work assignments in a timely, safe and quality fashion.
Ability to work with limited supervision and make decisions concerning work priorities.
Ability to complete physically manual labor involving, lifting, carrying, and pushing cleaning equipment and the ability to manipulate vacuums, mop and mop ringer, carpet spotter and some hand tools.
This position requires a conviction record check. Because of the nature of this position, applicants will be asked to furnish a signed written record of any conviction or pending charges.
Ability to use tact and courtesy in maintaining and effective working relationship with department employees, county supervisors, county officials, and general public.

Deadline Note: