Performs custodial tasks for assigned county facilities; provides county staff and the public with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to work and conduct business.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Uses electrical cleaning equipment (e.g., vacuum cleaners, shampoo machines, high-speed buffers).
Uses appropriate chemicals and cleaners safely and productively according to instructions to ensure personal, public, and staff safety.
Ensures assigned area is properly opened daily and secured upon completion of daily tasks (i.e., locking doors and windows, turning off electrical units ).
Performs custodial tasks (i.e., emptying and cleaning waste receptacles; mopping, stripping, waxing and buffing floors; washing windows; dusting furniture; cleaning vents, fans and walls; sanitizing restrooms and kitchen facilities).
Responds to emergency situations such as spills, broken windows, broken locks.
Cleans equipment and tools after use and maintains cleanliness and order in storage areas.
Reports equipment malfunctions and plant facility maintenance needs to immediate supervisor.
Performs routine maintenance on facility custodial equipment, such as changing vacuum cleaner belts and bags, and changing buffer machine pads.
Performs non-cleaning tasks in general facility maintenance (i.e. painting, changing light bulbs, filling paper and soap dispensers, assisting in setting up for meeting and/or conferences).
Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.
Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED preferred; custodial experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires a valid driver license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of hand-held and electrical equipment and tools, including vacuum cleaners, strippers, waxers, etc. Must be able to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or in excess of 50 pounds frequently, or in excess of 20 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work; must be able to perform manual tasks and remain on feet for extended periods of time. Required to work from ladders and personnel-lifts for extended periods of time to complete certain tasks (i.e., cleaning windows and vents; changing light bulbs, etc.). May be subject to a significant degree of danger or risk due to the use of chemicals/toxic agents in performing essential functions. Worker is exposed to moderate to loud noise levels.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of assigned facility and applicable components (i.e., equipment, doors, surfaces, cleaning materials and supplies).
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes receiving assignments and/or directions from supervisors. Requires the ability to tactfully and effectively interact with the public and with co-workers.
Language Ability: Must be able to read and comprehend basic English, rendered in formats such as cleaning agent instructions, warning labels, equipment operation directions and other materials related to the job. Must be able to communicate effectively in Standard English and to convey information to others.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; to deal with problems involving concrete variables in or from standardized situations; to perform manual labor and machine operations; to make independent judgments in the absence of supervisor; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.
Numerical Aptitude: Must be able to add and subtract totals. May require the ability to multiply and divide.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, and visually read various information.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately in using hand held and electrically powered equipment and machinery.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items including control knobs, switches, power tools, hand tools, etc. Must have high levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: May not require the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under minimal levels of stress when confronted with an emergency or tight deadline. Avoids violent behavior and any other type of behavior that could threaten the safety of other employees or the public.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to hear and understand communications through telephone and radio.
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