Application Deadline: 2021-09-30
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Purpose of Position:
Under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs a variety of janitorial tasks in the care of Pierce County Buildings and grounds. Duties include cleaning, sweeping, shoveling snow, cutting grass, vacuuming, floor stripping and waxing to assure quality of neatness and cleanliness of designated areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily and in a timely manner. The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required or assigned.

General Office Cleaning:
• Daily sweep, mop, vacuum floors, hallways, and stairways.
• Daily clean entry glass, door glass, and petition glass.
• Daily near end of shift collect and empty waste recycling containers and disposes of refuse.
• Daily lock, open, and secure doors and windows to assure security.
• Dust and polish furniture.
• Dust all eye level surfaces weekly and other surfaces monthly.
• Weekly dust or vacuum fabric covered cubicles.
• Pick up and deliver mail from Post Office as necessary.
• Climb ladders to paint walls and/or wash exterior and interior windows.
• Monthly dust clean wood doors, trim, other wooden fixtures, venetian blinds; annually wash venetian blinds.
• Every three months vacuum ceiling vents.
• Twice a year wash windows inside and outside.
• Spot clean light switches, walls, and doors as needed.
• Clean and maintain floor mop sinks.
• Monthly sweep or vacuum supply & file storage closets and vaults.
• Monthly vacuum upholstered furniture and shampoo as needed.
• Upon completion of work, all designated lights to be turned off and doors locked.
• Cleans Courthouse dome periodically.

Floors/Steps and Stairways:
• Daily spot clean carpets and hard surface floors; remove stains and clean up spills.
• Daily vacuum carpets and carpeted floors, etc. meeting rooms, receptionist area, mail room, floor mats, etc.
• Daily dry and/or wet mop hardwood floors, terrazzo floors, concrete floors, including stairs, stairways, entry ways, landings, etc.
• Daily sweep or vacuum steps and stairways; dust handrails and wash as needed.
• Once a week wash steps and stairways, more during inclement weather.
• Remove scuff marks and stains when observed.
• Daily clean and polish chrome faucets, fittings, and flush values; clean mirrors.
• Daily clean and sanitize all sinks, urinals, toilets, electric hand dryers, towel dispensers, counters, entrance doors, and door handles.
• Daily clean and sanitize wall areas surrounding wash basins, trash receptacles, urinals, toilets, towel dispensers and electric hand dryers.
• Daily spot clean the floors and partitions.
• Weekly dry & wet mop, and sanitize bathroom floors; Add sanitizer when wet mopping bathroom floors. More during inclement weather.
• Daily refill and replenish all dispensers and other supplies as needed.
• Once a month clean ceiling vents.
• Partitions to be washed and sanitized every three (3) months.

Maintenance, cleaning and landscaping of County facility grounds and walks.
• Operate and maintain equipment in mowing lawns and snow removal.
• Oil motors and changes filters.
• Raise and lower flag.
• Deliver supplies to various buildings and facilities.
• Shred confidential paper.
• Change light bulbs as needed.
• Daily picks up and delivers mail from the US Post Office, Mail Room and Highway Dept.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Drivers License. No felony convictions.

Preferred Qualifications: One-year experience in the maintenance, custodial, or janitorial of buildings and grounds.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions, to be able to read and write.
Ability to utilize sensory data and information such as equipment operation and maintenance manuals.
Ability to organize work and develop work procedures with minimum supervision; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, County administrators County employees, and general public; ability to prepare and maintain records. Must be dependable, tactful, and maintain confidentiality. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages. Must be able to read, write, and understand English.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to handle, finger, and feel. Ability to lift, carry, push and pull from medium (up to 40 lbs.) to high (50-80 lbs.) Ability to climb and balance using stairways and ladders. This work requires speaking and hearing, repetitive motions, frequently requires standing and reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires sitting, walking, climbing stairs, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling and lifting. Work requires close vision, ability to adjust focus, color perception and peripheral vision, vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities.

Special Requirements:

Environmental Ability:
Ability to work under moderately safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as temperature variations and extremes, odor, toxic agents, noise, machinery, wetness, electrical currents and/or dusts, may cause some discomfort and where there is a risk of minor injury.

Pierce County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


Deadline Note: Open Until Filled

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