DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This work involves responsibility for the performance of routine building cleaning and occasional minor maintenance tasks. Cleaning tasks are performed according to welldefined procedures and maintenance tasks are performed under direct supervision or according to specific instructions. Supervision is received from a custodian or other superior. Supervision of the work of others is not a responsibility of employees of this class. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Cleans rest rooms, replenishes usable items; Sweeps and mops floors and stairs, vacuums rugs; waxes and buffs floors; Dusts desks, woodwork, furniture and other equipment; Washes windows, walls, blackboards, sinks and other fixtures; Polishes furniture and metal furnishings; Empties waste baskets; collects and disposes rubbish; Cleans snow and ice from walks; sands and salts walks and driveways; May mow lawns, trim shrubs, rake leaves and perform a variety of other groundskeeping tasks as assigned; Assists in the operation of an oil or gas fired low-pressure heating system, including checking boiler for temperature and pressure; Delivers packages and messages; carries or transports using hand trucks; Unloads and stores supplies and materials from vehicles; Arranges chairs and tables and other equipment for special use of building or large floor areas; Repairs window shades, replaces light bulbs; Paints rooms and equipment and assists in making minor plumbing, carpentry and electrical repairs; May make tour of buildings and grounds for security check and possible malfunctioning of facilities; reports any unusual conditions and facilities not functioning properly.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to follow simple oral and written instructions; willingness to perform routine cleaning and other manual tasks; ability to get along well with others; thoroughness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None are required.
Civil Service Title: Custodial Worker