Custodial Technician

City Of Lynchburg Lynchburg , VA 24501

Posted 3 days ago

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Public Works Department is looking for dependable hardworking individuals to do manual work in the regular care and cleaning of City buildings. Commercial custodian experience is preferred.

This position is a full time position with competitive benefits including VRS retirement, medical benefits for employee $26. monthly, dental, vision, and paid time off. The work schedule for the first position is Mondays to Fridays, 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM and the second position is Mondays to Fridays 6:30 AM- 3 PM.

The City of Lynchburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Performs regular custodial functions such as sweeping, vacuuming, stripping, waxing, mopping and buffing floors, stairwells and elevators;

  • Gathers and disposes of refuse from interior and exterior of assigned buildings; gathers paper for recycling;

  • Washes windows, walls, woodwork and bathroom fixtures, using ladders and/or aerial tower;

  • Prepares quantities of cleaning and polishing materials appropriate for tasks from bulk containers according to manufacturers specifications;

  • Cleans and disinfects urinals, toilets and lavatories; refills soap, towel and tissue dispensers;

  • Spot cleans carpet and upholstered furniture;

  • Dusts office furniture, partitions, high and low ledges and moldings, and venetian blinds;

  • Maintains inventory of cleaning supplies, materials and equipment;

  • Reports repairs beyond capabilities of custodial workers to supervisor;

  • Performs routine security to include locking and unlocking doors and deactivating alarm system of assigned building, and reports unusual observations to supervisors;

  • Operates a variety of specialized custodial equipment, such as floor buffers, carpet extractors, wet/dry vacuums. etc.;

  • Loads and unloads cleaning and polishing equipment and materials to be transported by truck or van;

  • Responds to special requests from user agencies;

  • Responds to emergencies such as snow, flood, wind storms, etc.;

When assigned to Refuse Department

  • Assembles, repairs, delivers and swaps trash carts;

  • Monitors and clean citizen convenience center;

  • Assists with brush and bulk collection;

  • Assists with recycling duties, as needed;

  • Using semi-automated system (hydraulic mechanism lift cart) loads refuse into packer receptacle and clean area around cans;

  • Provides information to customers, explains refuse policies and procedures and writes violations;

  • Participates in safety, technical and team training;

  • Operates and assists with dead animal/miscellaneous refuse truck.


  • Other duties provide direct or indirect service to the citizens may be assigned;

  • When unusual situations occur and/or the City Manager declares a State of Emergency, all employees may be required to accept special assignments and perform as needed to ensure appropriate service delivery



Minimum Education and Experience Required: QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


10th Grade and some building cleaning experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:Relevant background checks must be completed and approved.

Based on assignment, may require Criminal Record Check, polygraph, reference checks, tuberculin and drug screen as part of physical examination and/or driving record check completed prior to employment.

Must successfully complete IS100 and IS700 National Incident Management (NIMS) training within 90 days of employment. May also be required to complete higher levels of NIMS training as determined appropriate for the position.

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Custodial Technician

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