This is manual work in the care and cleaning of public buildings.  Work involves responsibility for the efficient performance of a variety of custodial and minor building maintenance tasks of an arduous nature in and around public buildings.  Work is generally performed in accordance with established procedures, but specific instructions may be given on unusual jobs or problems.  Work is subject to inspection by the Building Maintenance Supervisor or the superior for maintenance of established standards of cleanliness and compliance with instructions. 
               Sweeps, mops, scrubs and polishes floors by hand or with machines; dusts, polishes, arranges and moves furniture and equipment; washes walls, windows, and woodwork; vacuums and shampoos rugs.     
               Cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies; replaces light bulbs; cleans and polishes brass and other metal work.           
May be required to operate a City vehicle.
               Removes rubbish and waste paper from inside building and around building.      
               May direct temporary workers (prison farm laborers or community service workers).
               Make minor repairs such as touch�'up painting, oiling motors, replacing filters; repairs minor plumbing malfunctions; checks equipment operation and calls repairman for more serious repairs.      Performs related work as required. 
               Experience in general custodial or related work, experience in minor maintenance and repair work; high school diploma (or the equivalent) preferred; any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:     
               Knowledge of cleaning materials, methods, equipment and procedures.     
               Some knowledge of standard maintenance hand tools.     
               Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions.
               Ability to exercise care in the use of cleaning materials.                   
               The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
               While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
               The employee must frequently lift and/or move commercial size garbage bags weighting approximately up to 50-60 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  The employee must be capable of moving office furniture such as chairs, small tables, etc., necessary for cleaning; handling, carrying, operating commercial-type cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor buffer, etc.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet with occasional exposure to noise created by air-handling equipment, electric motors, pumps, and floor maintenance equipment. 
               The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Department: Public Works
This is a part time position

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