This is semi-skilled and unskilled manual labor in the cleaning of municipal buildings and in performing minor maintenance work. Work may be done independently. Hours will be approximately 12 to 19 hrs a week on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and typically Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Hours may vary.
An employee in this class performs routine and repetitive cleaning and maintenance functions. work is performed under the general supervision of a technical or administrative superior in accord with prescribed procedures and policies. Work may occasionally include responsibility for overseeing the work of other custodial personnel, volunteers, and community services workers. Work is reviewed through inspection of results obtained.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Sweeps, mops, washes, scrubs, strips, and waxes floors by hand or machine; dusts and polishes furniture and woodwork; washes windows, screens, sills, woodwork, doors, walls and ceilings; performs minor building maintenance repairs and inside painting.
Cleans, sanitizes and restocks restrooms; dusts and vacuums rooms; locks and unlocks doors and windows.
Collects trash, disposes of waste; replaces light bulbs; performs minor building repairs requiring limited special skills as directed and reports other needed repairs to supervisors.
Operates mechanical sweepers and buffers.
Installation of paper towels, soap, toilet paper and chemical dispensers. Mounts and installs bulletin boards, calendars, pictures, etc.
Moves furniture, supplies and equipment manually or by use of hand truck.
Shovels snow, spreads snowmelt, maintains sidewalks and assists in keeping outside premises in a safe and orderly condition.
Secures work area and/or facility in a safe and orderly fashion when work is completed.
Prepares surfaces for painting and performs painting assignments.
Performs set-up and break down of room rentals; assists with specials events.
Education and Experience:
Requires high school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience in custodial or general maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge’s, abilities and skills:
Working knowledge of cleaning methods, chemicals, materials and equipment.
Working knowledge of the operation and care of sweeping, vacuuming and polishing machines and related equipment.
Ability to do manual cleaning and related labor and to work continuous hours while standing.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.
Ability to obtain CPR, 1st Aid and AED certifications.
This is heavy labor work performed indoors or outdoors exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally or up to 50 pounds frequently or up to 10 pounds constantly.