Building Custodian I or II

Support Services
Building Maintenance

Level I - $23,612-$29,515; Level II - $26,714-$33,393
Full City Benefits Package

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Building Custodial Supervisor, performs a full range of regular and recurring custodial duties in City of St. George buildings.

Essential Functions: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics.  The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

1.            Performs general custodial responsibilities in City buildings based on needs of the building, including, but not limited to:  cleans, sanitizes, and deodorizes rest rooms, including fixtures, toilets, sinks, and urinals; replenishes supplies in restrooms; sweeps, vacuums, mops, waxes, strips, and polishes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpet using manual and power equipment; empties, cleans, and disinfects waste cans and other trash receptacles; dusts and cleans woodwork, walls, and windows using common cleaning equipment and products; sweeps sidewalks and entrances; cleans and dusts furniture; and replaces light bulbs.

2.            Moves and arranges office and building furniture and equipment.

3.            Keeps equipment and supplies in order and requests re-supply when needed from the City Building Custodial Supervisor.

4.            Assists in maintaining security of the City buildings by locking and unlocking the building according to pre-scheduled event roster, and completes regular security checks of facilities.

5.            Assists in the setup/takedown for scheduled functions at City Hall, i.e., set up chairs, tables, etc.

6.            Identifies and reports safety hazards.

7.            Custodian II, III may perform in the role of team leader supervising part-time/seasonal employees.

8.     Performs related duties as required.


Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions:  Moderately heavy physical activity exerting 25-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently.  Physical demands include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, and feeling.  Exposure to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation.  Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.  Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.  

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Experience, Licenses and/or Certifications:

Custodian I

·         Entry level.  No experience or high school diploma required. 

·         Valid driver license.  A valid Utah driver license must be obtained within 60 days and maintained throughout period of employment.

·         CPR and First Aid certifications must be obtained within probation period.

·         Team Specialist certifications (4) must be obtained within probation period.

·         All accredited certifications must be kept current.  Failure to do so may result in loss of position

Custodian II:  Career progression, employee moves to Custodian II when the following requirements have been met:

         Minimum of two (2) years full time experience as a building custodian, and have successfully completed new hire probation period.

         Valid driver license.  A valid Utah driver license must be obtained within 60 days and maintained throughout period of employment

         CPR and First Aid certifications.

         Team Specialist certifications (4).

          All accredited certifications must be kept current.  Failure to do so may result in loss of position or demotion to Custodian I.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

         Methods, materials, and equipment used in building custodial work.

         Safe work practices.

Skills in:

         Performing various cleaning, disinfecting, and maintenance activities.

Ability to:

         Clean and maintain assigned areas and equipment.

         Read and interpret labels on chemicals and supplies.

         Operate, use, and care for a variety of building maintenance equipment, including sweepers, wet and dry vacuum cleaners, mop wringers, brooms, mops, waxes, and other cleaning materials and equipment.

         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and those contacted in the scope of work.

         Perform indoor and outdoor manual labor.

         Understand and follow oral and written directions.


         Work independently in the absence of supervision.  

Other Information

To Apply:  Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application on-line at  Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Position closes 4/21/2017 at 5:00 p.m.  Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required.  EOE. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.