Custodian - Auditorium - Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Under  the general supervision of a Recreation Superintendent, performs a wide range of custodial tasks of routine difficulty involving the use of cleaning equipment and materials and set-up. Performs other work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Sweeps, mops, polishes and vacuums.

Washes walls, windows, woodwork, and mirrors.

Cleans all rest rooms and fixtures: checks and stocks supplies; ensures that all lavatory installations are working and reports those that need repair.

Removes and disposes of all rubbish and trash in designated areas.

Sets up tables and chairs for scheduled events.

Cleans outdoor grounds.

B.    MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Answers phones when necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

A.    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or G.E.D. or relevant work experience. Some experience in janitorial or related custodial work and ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Valid Florida driver's license is required. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver’s license must obtain the Florida driver’s license within 10 days of employment.

B.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of building/office cleaning processes, supplies, and equipment.

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to read directions as provided on cleaning supplies.

Ability to perform routine physical custodial duties without immediate supervision.

Ability to operate hand tools and power equipment.

Ability to work effectively with other employees.

Ability to work evening and weekend hours as required.

C.    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to hear, speak and understand conversation in English in a normal tone of voice.

Ability to see, read, and write.

Ability to use small hand tools which require the use of hands, wrists, and fingers.

Ability to move back and forth and sideways while in a bending, kneeling, or squatting position.

Ability to stay in a bending, kneeling, or squatting position for periods less than 10 minutes.

Ability to go from a standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling, or squatting position, or vice-versa, periodically.

Ability to walk, stand, and sit for periods longer than 30 minutes but not to exceed 8 hours consecutively.

Ability to walk continuously for more than 5 minutes at a time throughout the working day.

Ability to lift, carry, push and pull items which weigh up to 50 pounds over uneven terrain, up/down stairs or ladders.

Ability to carry items for a distance which ranges from 10 feet to no more than 300 yards.

Ability to lift and/or carry items which are considered awkward to grasp or hold on to.

Ability to lift items (weighing no more than 50 pounds) above the head or down from over the head.

Ability to hold items (weighing 1 to 50 pounds) for a period less than 10 minutes.

Ability to work in undesirable conditions including dust, dirt, heat, humidity, and chemicals.


This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Revision Date - 11/2014