Personnel

Position:

Custodian

Department:

Public Buildings

Close Date:

8/30/2019

[X] PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT         [X] COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY

ANNOUNCEMENT DATES:   July 29, 2019 – Until Filled

POSITION TITLE:     Custodian

# OF POSITIONS:     1                  GRADE:   02

SALARY RANGE:     $21,860.80 ($10.51/hr) - $26,540.80 ($12.76/hr)

SUPERVISOR/DEPARTMENT:  Michael Phillips, Facilities Superintendent/Public Buildings

TYPE OF POSITION:    [X] CERTIFIED     [  ] TEMPORARY     [ ] PART-TIME      

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION

The purpose of this classification is to perform unskilled work functions associated with cleaning and maintaining county buildings and facilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of eighth grade level education required; six months of experience in custodial work or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  May require possession and maintenance of a valid Georgia Driver's License.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Attached is a copy of the job description.  Please review thoroughly.  Applications are available on line at houstoncountyga.org, the County Annex Building, 200 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins and at the Houston County Public Works Department, 2018 Kings Chapel Road, Perry. Completed applications must be received prior to the end of the announcement dates in order to be considered. Applications and inquiries should be directed to the Personnel Department in Warner Robins or call 478-542-2005.  As a last step prior to being employed, all applicants will be required to pass a drug test and a criminal background check. The drug test/background check will be administered by a physician/agency selected by the Board of Commissioners.                                                             

                                                                     

HOUSTON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Utilizes various equipment, tools and supplies which may include a vacuum cleaner, carpet cleaner, floor buffer, mop bucket, ladder, mop, broom, cleaning supplies, etc.

Vacuums, sweeps, mops, scrubs and/or shampoos various surfaces such as carpets, flooring, walls, wood paneling, etc., located in hallways, stairs, office space, restrooms, etc.

Strips/waxes/buffs floor surfaces.

Cleans, dusts and polishes furniture, equipment, artwork, fixtures, surfaces, trim, etc.

Cleans, deodorizes and disinfects bathrooms; maintains supply levels of paper and soap products in bathrooms.

Cleans and disinfects water fountains, telephones, or other public facilities.

Washes/cleans windows.

Cleans kitchen areas, equipment and supplies (e.g., coffeepots, coffee machines, microwaves, refrigerators, etc.).

Empties trash and garbage containers; replaces trash liners in containers; picks up and disposes of trash from ground areas; carries/transports trash to dumpster or other designated trash receptacle; disposes of hazardous waste per established procedures.

Secures premises upon completion of work.

Receives and/or prepares routine forms, reports, or other documents; reviews, completes, processes and forwards as appropriate.

Responds to routine requests for information from officials, employees, the public or other individuals.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

May operate a motor vehicle to transport materials or to conduct errands.

Maintains inventory levels of departmental supplies; initiates requests for new or replacement materials.

Raises/lowers flag.

May perform basic grounds maintenance work (e.g., cleaning flowerbeds; watering plants and shrubs; etc.).

May perform general maintenance and repair functions, such as replacing light bulbs, hanging pictures, and repairing furniture.

Conducts miscellaneous errands as needed.

Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of departmental functions, organization, and policies; knowledge of cleaning methods and procedures; knowledge of standard custodial equipment; knowledge of the purpose and use of various cleaning products; and knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures.

Skill in performing standard cleaning procedures; and skill in operating various custodial equipment, tools and supplies.

Ability to understand departmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations; ability to organize work activities and establish priorities; ability to carry out projects with minimal supervision; ability to understand and follow simple written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public; ability to operate standard custodial equipment; ability to perform manual work; and ability to safely lift and/or carry weights of up to 50 pounds.  May require the ability to operate a motor vehicle.