JobID 460 : Custodian (Part-Time) (#1781604)

Posted 14 days ago

STARTING SALARY: $13.25 - $14.00 DOQ


This is a routine custodial and semi-skilled work in the care and maintenance of city buildings. Work involves 
performing manual and semi-skilled tasks in the care, maintenance and operation of designated city 
buildings. Ensures work priorities are completed in a timely manner and proper City policies and 
procedures are followed.  

This position will average 8-20 hours per week, Monday-Friday 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and weekends as needed.

1. Performs a variety of custodial work including sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, waxing and 
polishing floors; washing windows, screens and sills, woodwork, doors, desks, walls and ceilings; 
arranging and moving furniture and equipment.

2. Dusts and vacuums rooms; locks and unlocks doors; collects trash, disposes of wastes; removes 
snow and ice from walks and steps, maintains outside walks; assists in keeping buildings properly 
maintained and in good repair and appearance.

3. Performs a variety of maintenance work requiring some skill in the performance of common 
maintenance activities with an emphasis on floor care, carpet cleaning, and set-up for large 
events; etc.

4. Cleans, maintains, inventories and stores necessary equipment and supplies for custodial work.

5. Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as need is apparent or as assigned. 
Respond willingly to varied work assignments and to flexible working hours  to facilitate meeting 
desired results.

•    Knowledge of safe operation and maintenance of various custodial equipment.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external 
• Ability to work weekends and week nights and respond willingly to varied work assignments and 
flexible working hours.
•    Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
•    Ability to perform operations involved in custodial duties without close supervision.
• Ability to perform moderately strenuous manual labor for extended periods of time in all 
temperature extremes.
•    Ability to communicate and interact with customers.

•    Generally works indoors, temperature controlled.
•    May work outside for snow/ice removal.
•    May work in cramped and small areas.
•    Floors are wet and slippery when being washed and waxed.
•    Occasionally up on a ladder.
•    Frequently around electrical outlets/resource.
•    Vibration from buffer machines.
•  On a continuous basis must be able to be on your feet and walk long distances.
• On a continuous basis must be able to reach to various heights to clean windows, reach supplies 
off of shelves, unlock dispensers in bathrooms, and dust all horizontal surfaces.
• On an occasional basis must be able to climb ladders to change light bulbs overhead and clean 
interior windows.
•   On a continuous basis must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.
• On a continuous basis must be able to set up tables and chairs in the Community Room and Council 
• On a continuous basis must be able to have adequate fine motor coordination and grasp to handle a 
variety of tools, equipment and supplies.
• On a continuous basis must be able to bend/stoop, squat, kneel and crawl around confined areas to 
perform custodial duties.

•    Graduation from High School or GED
•    Minimum of six months experience in custodial work
•    Experience in the area of floor maintenance and carpet cleaning;
• Ability to operate a vast array of cleaning related equipment such as carpet extractors, floor 
buffers and floor scrubbers.
• Ability to work weekends and week nights and respond willingly to varied work assignments and 
flexible working hours.
•    Must be able to perform all the physical demands of the job.
•    Valid driver’s license.

•    Two years’ experience in custodial work

•    Training and Experience Rating
•    Oral Interview
•    Other testing as appropriate
•    Must pass a FBI background check