Merced County
Full Time 25 per week $33,342 - $40,580 Per year CA 2222 M St, Merced, CA 95340, United States


This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both Full time and Extra-Help vacancies.  Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week.  Extra-Help pay is $16.03 per hour.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Conducts major cleaning of assigned facilities.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms, empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications, strip, seal, finish, and polish floors.
  • Notify managers concerning the need for repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees. Cleans and maintains furnishings by cleaning, dusting and polishing furniture, woodwork, metal work and cabinets.
  • Cleans stairways, hallways, rest rooms, offices, lobbies, ceilings, walls, window shades, light fixtures, interior glass partitions and venetian blinds.
  • Assists in moving and arranging furniture and equipment.
  • May operate County vehicles to deliver and pick up supplies, equipment and other items as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Some janitorial experience in a commercial or equivalent environment is preferable.

Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.

Essential Functions

Essential Functions include the ability to:

  • Perform cleaning, waste removal and equipment & furniture moving in County offices.
  • Communicate effectively with others in writing, in person and over the telephone.
  • Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses.
  • Perform job duties under stressful conditions.
  • Respond appropriately to situations.
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
  • Lift and move with help objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Provide outstanding customer service.
  • Frequent sitting or standing for extended periods.
  • Occasional walking for extended periods over uneven terrain.
  • Occasional climbing stairs or ladders.
  • Driving, pushing/pulling and bending/squatting.
  • Constant use of overall visual capabilities.
  • Frequent use of color perception, hand/eye coordination, reading and/or close up work; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision.
  • Normal dexterity with constant holding, frequent grasping, reaching, repetitive motion and occasional use of hand and shop tools and equipment.
  • Constant hearing normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone and in person.
  • Occasional exposure to physical and chemical agents.
  • Occasional overtime, weekend, and holiday assignments
  • Frequent exposure to outdoor conditions and indoor industrial conditions including heat/cold, dust, chemical residues, allergens, odors, and poor ventilation.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function.

Knowledge of:
  • Janitorial supplies and cleaning methods.
  • Proper use of janitorial equipment.
  • Proper use of materials and procedures used for cleaning purposes.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Ability to:
  • Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Read and write at the level required for successful job performance.
  • Work on own initiative without close supervision.