Custodian

CITY OF OWATONNA JOB DESCRIPTION DATE: 10-20-04

JOB TITLE: Custodian

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Building and Grounds Superintendent

DIVISION: Government Buildings

DIRECTION OF OTHERS: None

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE: High School graduate preferably with custodial work experience.

NATURE OF WORK: To perform general cleaning activities and minor maintenance/repairs of governmental buildings

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WORK PERFORMED/AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Responsible for the general cleaning of governmental buildings in order to provide pleasant and safe surroundings.

A. Cleans, sweeps, dusts, mops, and/or vacuums the buildings interior

B. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms.

II. Performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs on equipment and facilities.

A. Replaces light bulbs, simple repair work, (i.e. tightening door latch plates, repair chairs, etc) and maintains cleaning equipment.

III. Ensures building security by checking and locking doors and windows, checking lights, and activates security systems before leaving.

IV. Coordinates with building supervisors for building operational activities and special events.

V. Communicates work orders and direction from Building Supervisor and immediate supervisor.

A. Report any damage or repairs to equipment or facility to supervisor

B. Requests cleaning and maintenance supplies from supervisor

VI. Report any personal injury and accidents to supervisor immediately.

VII. Performs related work as apparent or assigned.

A. Respond to any emergency housekeeping needs

EXTENT AND TYPE OF INTERACTION WITH THE PUBLIC:

I. Answers questions of the general public or directs public to the proper employee or locations.

REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND REGISTRATIONS:

I. Valid Minnesota driver�s license

EQUIPMENT AND TOOL OPERATION:

I. All custodial related tools and equipment.

WORKING HOURS AND CONDITIONS:

I. Typically 40 hours per week with afternoon and evening hours.

In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act the following represents the Physical and Environmental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employees is regularly required to walk, use hands and arms to handle and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.