104-003 - MWI/CUSTODIAL
|Class Title: Maintenance Worker 1/Custodian (includes SB & OT)|
Grade Number: 6M; $17.0289 per hour
Department: Public Works
Bureau: Building Maintenance
Performs a wide variety of janitorial, custodial and routine maintenance work ranging from those requiring manual skills to special knowledge, which may be acquired on the job to routine manual labor in the maintenance of all Citywide buildings and properties internal and external. Performs work under general instructions, although special tasks may require detailed assignment.
Works under the supervision of the Facilities Manager and/or designee.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Garbage emptied daily: Remove all trash and recycling, re-line with clean bag, remove to designated area. Trash receptacles must be cleaned as needed, and insert new liners in receptacles
Dust all chairs, equipment, window ledges, partition tops; counter tops, etc. Dust all heating and ventilation registers.
Remove all finger marks and smudges from doors, doorjambs and light switches. Clean and polish glass and panes on entrance doors. Clean all interior metal surfaces including push-plates and kick plates. Clean, disinfect and polish all drinking fountains.
All elevator floors and tracks shall be vacuumed daily, and all polished metal surfaces cleaned daily. Elevator button panels and elevator doors shall be cleaned daily. Polish stainless steel surfaces inside and outside. Elevator carpets shall be spot cleaned daily, and shampooed in place when necessary, but not less than every three months.
Corridors and offices, which are not carpeted, must be swept with a treated mop or a machine and damp-mopped in such a way as to leave the floor with a well-cleaned appearance.
Foyer entrances and other assigned areas shall be clean of all dirt and trash including lifting and cleaning under all doormats at entrances and elsewhere.
Vacuum clean all carpeted areas, including the elevator cars.
Stair landings, steps and all corners of stairs shall be free of loose dirt or dust streaks after sweeping. Stair railings, door moldings, ledges and grills shall be dust free after dusting.
Restrooms - Sweep, wet mop and sanitize hard surface floors. Wash and polish all mirrors, shelves, bright work, metal partitions and fixtures. Showers disinfected. Toilets cleaned and disinfected daily. Wash and disinfect interior and exterior of all basins, bowls, urinals and toilet seats using approved disinfectant solution. All trash receptacles to be emptied and new liners inserted daily. Toilet paper, paper towels and hand-soaps checked daily, refilled as needed.
Power wash the cell block walls once a week
Clean cell block as required, including bodily fluids.
Sweeps, vacuums, mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors using industrial vacuum cleaners and scrubbing and buffing machines.
Clean floors by sweeping and mopping daily. Floors to be waxed and buffed weekly, stripped and re-waxed quarterly. Clean hallways by sweeping and mopping daily, and as required due to weather. Carpets to be vacuumed daily, or in accordance with weather or other conditions.
All door and partition windows cleaned weekly. Tables/shelves cleaned/dusted daily. . Desks NOT to be cleaned.
Empty all pencil sharpeners.
Lunch Rooms - Clean counter tops tabletops, cabinets and microwave. Floors must be vacuumed or wet mop daily. Sinks cleaned and sanitized.
Clean outside area and empty cigarette receptacles daily; Empty and screen sand urns outside the buildings, taking adequate precautions against fire with unextinguished butts, matches, etc. Clean and pick up trash and place in proper receptacles for City garbage pickup. Outside sidewalks are to be swept twice weekly or in accordance with weather or other conditions.
Maintain equipment, including snow blowers, leaf blowers and tools.
Remove snow using snow blower or shovel, de-icing and/or salting sidewalks and hazardous areas immediately, and ongoing as needed in accordance with weather or other conditions.
Perform minor maintenance and repair of facilities, walks, tables/chairs, changing light bulbs, etc.
Perform emergency repair of non-major plumbing situations such as blocked or overflowing toilets and other sanitary issues.
Communicate with Facilities Manager or designee for ordering maintenance and cleaning items needed for use. Maintain and keep inventory list of supplies needed for janitorial and custodial care.
Move cabinets, boxes, furniture, crates and equipment to clean areas.
Occasionally using a ladder, dusts and washes walls, cleans windows and ceilings.
Removes stains from such surfaces as rugs, drapes, walls, and floors using chemicals and solutions.
Sweep walks, rake leaves, and remove snow.
Maintains current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building and grounds maintenance functions.
Wears appropriate safety equipment as needed.
Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
Performs related work as may be required.
Perform other duties including those of other classifications (higher and lower) and stand by crews as assigned and/or as conditions warrant. Observe rules and practices on quality of work, personal conduct and safe effective and courteous service to the public and community.
Provide quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens and internal departments.
Education and Experience:
(A) High School diploma or GED equivalent required; or an
(B) Equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Valid Class C driver's license and the ability to pass an extensive personal and criminal background investigation.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Knowledge of tools, materials, and processes needed in the performance of duties.
(B) Ability to read, write, add and subtract whole numbers.
(C) Ability to understand and follow standard routines and practices for janitorial and custodial duties.
(D) Some knowledge of equipment, trucks, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities;
(E) Skill in operation of the listed tools and equipment.
(F) Knowledge of "right-to-know" laws as instructed and posted.
(G) Ability to work safely;
(H) Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
(I) Ability to maintain cleaning inventory list.
(J) Be able to obtain unescorted access to our public safety buildings.
o Unescorted Access: Custodial workers and other individuals who have unescorted access to areas where the CLEAN system or criminal justice information is routinely found are required to submit to a fingerprint-based background check. (Any person which has a means to access a secure facility with a key, access card etc. will be considered unescorted access). Such background check shall include a state and national fingerprint-based search for a criminal record.
o A two-year re-certification is required on all personnel.
o Access Disqualifiers
1. A conviction or is under indictment for any felony. Exceptions are at the discretion of the Chief of Police or his/her designee.
2. Misdemeanor of the 1st and 2nd degree. Exceptions are of the discretion of the Chief of Police or his/her designee
3. A conviction or is under indictment for any computer crime. Computer Crimes as used in the section refer to PA Title 18 Crimes and Offenses Chapter 76 Computer Offenses or the equivalent penalties as provided by the laws of any other state, territory under federal law.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Motorized vehicles and equipment, common hand and power tools, shovels, snow blower, wrenches, rakes, mops, brushes, brooms, buffer equipment, ladder, various pieces of equipment for cleaning purposes.
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 frequently and repetitiously required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee will be provided training in proper protocol in cleaning surfaces contaminated with bodily fluids and proper disposal of contaminated product.
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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but could be loud at times.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
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.