City Of Westminster Westminster , CA 92683
Description APPLY NOW: ACCEPTING FIRST 50 APPLICATIONS Under general supervision, performs the full range of routine work in custodial and janitorial duties related to the care, routine maintenance, and cleaning of assigned buildings, and facilities; moves furniture and equipment to set up for classes, activities, and functions; interacts with and provides basic information and assistance to the public; and performs related work as required.
Examples of Duties When performing the custodial assignment: Performs various custodial duties, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, and polishing to ensure that City buildings and facilities provide the highest level of safety for public and staff use.
Washes windows, mirrors, and walls.
Dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment.
Cleans and sanitizes restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals, and toilets; replenishes supplies in restrooms.
Sweeps, vacuums, mops, waxes, strips, and polishes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpets.
Cleans furniture and counter tops.
Empties, cleans, and sanitizes waste receptacles.
Sets up rooms and equipment for classes, parties, conferences, meetings, and other functions; moves and arranges furniture.
Identifies and reports building maintenance needs to appropriate staff.
Closes windows, turns off lights, and locks doors to secure buildings.
Assists maintenance workers with various asphalt, cement, painting, landscaping, and irrigation repairs.
Observes safe working practices, including maintaining storage areas in a safe condition.
Maintains records of maintenance and cleaning activities; maintains inventory of equipment and supplies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial work and basic and preventative building maintenance.
Proper cleaning methods and the safe usage of cleaning materials, disinfectants, custodial tools, and equipment.
Use and minor maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment used in custodial work.
Basic facility maintenance techniques and materials.
Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work, including the handling of hazardous chemicals.
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
Safe driving rules and practices.
Basic computer software related to work.
English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
Ability to: Use and operate a variety of custodial equipment, including high-pressure washer, vacuum cleaner, wet/dry vacuum, carpet extractor, buffer, mop, and broom.
Clean and care for assigned areas and equipment.
Travel to different sites and locations.
Use a variety of small hand tools.
Maintain basic records.
Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.
A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.
Some experience with custodial work and/or graffiti removal is desirable.
Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment.
Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in various City buildings and facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium physical work and to operate varied hand and power tools and related equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio.
Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment.
Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites.
Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 50 pounds.
Environmental Elements Employees work in the field and in buildings and facilities and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
WORKING CONDITIONS May be required to be on-call and to work various shifts or emergencies on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2018 12:00 AM Pacific