Custodial Worker - Facilities & Grounds

La Plata County   Durango, CO   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on September 13, 2022






VARIED DATE: 2/98, 02/13

JOB SUMMARY: Maintains the integrity of County facilities and grounds to include all areas of cleanliness and maintenance; empties trash, dusts, cleans and disinfects bathroom, vacuums and washes windows as needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Essential functions may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Reasonable accommodations, as defined under the American with Disabilities Act, will be made when possible. Dusts chairs, tables, shelves, and other furniture and equipment. Washes windows, walls, wood work, and venetian blinds; assembles scaffolding to reach windows. Cleans and sanitizes bathrooms; replaces toilet paper and paper towels. Vacuums, sweeps, and mops and buffs floors. Places hazard signs to assure that the public is aware of potentially slick or wet floors. Collects and disposes of refuse. Cleans and polishes furniture, brass, and other metal and wood work. Cleans sidewalks and outside areas of debris or snow and ice. Replaces light bulbs. Performs other light building maintenance and manual tasks. Checks fire extinguishers as necessary. Changes and/or cleans air filters on HVAC system. Performs other related duties as assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is required.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED: Floor Buffing Machine Vacuum Cleaner Carpet Shampooer Cleaning Chemicals Brushes/Rags Hand and Power Tools Snow Blower/Plow Carpenter Tools Lawn Mower Weedeater Extractor Vehicle


Education and Experience: No prior experience or training is required. Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Licenses and Certifications: Valid State Driver's License. Background security clearance for County facilities.


Knowledge of: Cleaning materials, methods, equipment and procedures. Basic maintenance and routine repair techniques for equipment utilized in the performance of the essential functions of the job.

Skill in: The operation and basic maintenance of all assigned equipment.

Ability to: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one-or two-step instructions.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, work in high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. Essential functions of this job also require the employee to frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, speak and hear, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds frequently. Occasionally, the incumbent may be required to lift and/or move 100 pounds. Working time may require irregular hours, on-call, and\or shift times. The incumbent's working conditions are typically moderately loud. $23.11/hour. Full Time with medical, dental, vision, retirement, 39+ paid vacation/holiday days, 13+ paid sick days & paid parental leave benefits.

Application deadline 4 pm 9/29/22.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer,