State of Nebraska, Columbus NE
Custodian/Housekeeper Salary $10.37 Hourly Location Columbus, NE Job Type PERM PART TIME Department Military Department (Adjutant General) Job Number 03145199 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits Description Under immediate supervision, cleans and maintains the Columbus Readiness center offices, buildings, and/or facilities, such as rest rooms and other public areas. The incumbent in this position maintains high standards of sanitation required for bacterial infection control and accreditation or regulatory standards, to ensure a clean and orderly appearance in a variety of work and/or living environments. Work assigned requires use of conventional and industrial size cleaning equipment and industrial strength chemicals and other cleaning agents; performs related work as assigned. Work schedule to be determined. Examples of Work Cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes showers, lavatories, sinks, mirrors, pipes, and other fixtures using disinfectants or other chemical solutions. Washes walls, windows, and ceilings using ladders, scaffolding, and other equipment. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, refinishes, waxes, and polishes floor surfaces using dust mops, wet mops, machine scrubs, stripping, refinishing and polishing agents and industrial size equipment; shampoos and vacuums carpets and similar material; selects and mixes cleaning or chemical solutions. Observes building or facility standards of sanitation and safety in cleaning procedures, i.e., frequent changing of cleaning water and mop heads and correct use of antibacterial agents. Empties individual trash containers, replaces old trash liners with new, and removes trash from buildings or facilities; Dusts, washes, and/or waxes furniture, wood surfaces, and fixtures. Cleans up after daily use of facilities by tenants to ensure that high standards of sanitation are maintained. Maintains and repairs/replaces minor components of cleaning equipment; informs immediate supervisor of broken/malfunctioning equipment and fixtures to facilitate repair or replacement. Stocks necessary cleaning and paper supplies in janitor closets; refills/replaces hand towels, soap, and other materials to have them available for use. Removes snow and ice from sidewalks and steps to make areas safe. Keeps work activity/inventory records and time-sheets. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications / Requirements REQUIREMENTS: No specific education, training, or experience is required for entry to this class. OTHER: Position requires bending/moving/carrying/pushing/pulling; lifting up to 50 lbs. Valid driver's license at time of hire is required. Prior to any job offer being made, all certifications, diplomas and references will be verified and any falsehoods will disqualify the applicant. Applicant may be required to pass a criminal background check and the incumbent must also achieve and maintain an appropriate level security clearance; failure to do so may result in termination of employment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Established sanitation standards and cleaning procedures. Ability to: Read or comprehend and follow instructions; communicate information so others will understand; learn to operate and maintain cleaning equipment; perform highly unpleasant tasks such as cleaning up human wastes as necessary; learn to select and mix cleaning solutions in proper proportions for a variety of cleaning purposes; endure walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing and descending stairs and ladders, kneeling, squatting, grasping, reaching, and pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 or more pounds, on a daily basis. Skill in: Operating heavy commercial cleaning equipment and lifting/moving heavy objects as needed.