County of Nevada
Temporary $17 - $21 Per hour CA Nevada County Facilities Management, 10014 N Bloomfield Rd, Nevada City, CA 95959, United States Apply before 5/23/2024 4:00


Temporary Custodian

Interviews will be conducted the week of May 27, 2024

The Nevada County is looking for a multifaceted Custodian for our Facilities Department! Our Custodian maintains assigned facilities in a clean, sanitary, and neat condition in accordance with occupational, safety, and health standards; and performs related work as required. The Custodian plays a vital role in keeping our facilities clean and safe for the staff and our community.

Typical duties include the following:
  • Maintains basic building security; unlocks facility doors/office doors; closes facilities after use; raises flag
  • Cleans resilient and carpeted floor coverings utilizing vacuums, mops, scrubbers, waxers, buffers and other equipment
  • Cleans, dusts, and polishes furniture, woodwork and cabinets; cleans stairways, hallways, restrooms, offices, lobbies, ceilings, walls, window coverings, light and bathroom fixtures, glass doors, windows and interior glass partitions; empties and cleans waste receptacles
  • Assists in moving and arranging furniture; sets up facilities for special uses; assists other department employees (i.e. plumbers, electricians, carpenters) in small repair jobs
  • Refills lavatory supply dispensers; stocks and collects money from dispensers; replaces light bulbs and tubes
  • Monitors supplies as needed
  • Sweeps areas adjacent to buildings; inspects work areas and reports needed repairs and maintenance
  • Cleans and maintains hand tools and electric equipment
  • Performs the removal of snow and ice from walkways using snow shovels and/or snow blowers
Skill in:
  • Mixing and using cleaning products and related chemicals
  • Operating various types of electric commercial floor vacuums, strippers, and buffers
  • Listening and communicating in a tactful manner when dealing with customers
  • Climbing ladders to change burned out ceiling light bulbs
  • Driving a vehicle
Education and Experience Required:  Equivalent to graduation from high school.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:  Strength, mobility and stamina to work on feet throughout a shift performing physical labor, and to lift, carry, operate and maneuver janitorial equipment, supplies and waste containers weighing up to 60 pounds; mobility to bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when cleaning or operating equipment; manual dexterity to operate hand and power cleaning tools and equipment; vision sufficient to monitor work progress; speech and hearing to receive and relay basic instructions.  Working in exposure to contaminated surfaces and chemicals used in custodial work.  Working in exposure to temperature extremes and inclement weather. Some accommodations may be made for some physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodations.

Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and visible communication, strives to be a hard-working organization, and recognizes personal contributions and growth.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Examples of Duties