In a state agency this class is accountable for performing the full range of basic tasks in the cleaning and maintenance of buildings.
Initially works under the close supervision of a Lead Custodian, Supervising Custodian or an employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.
May oversee work of patients or students assigned to assist in custodial duties (this patient and/or student involvement includes physical safety aspects and providing some simple instruction; it does not include rehabilitation or responsibility for the quantity or quality of work).
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs custodial tasks and maintenance of areas such as dormitories, classrooms, offices, auditoriums, wards, kitchens, dining rooms and lavatories including outdoor areas (i.e. trash around buildings); dusts, mops, sweeps, scrubs, strips, waxes and polishes floors using appropriate equipment such as floor polishers and buffers; washes, dusts and polishes glass including windows, woodwork, walls, furniture and metal equipment; makes beds; checks, marks, stores and issues linens, blankets, and clothing (limited to individualís work area not to include counting and inspection for a larger area); collects and counts soiled laundry; distributes, empties and sterilizes glassware, wash basins and bedpans; sweeps walks; collects and disposes of trash; reports needs for repairs; performs minor maintenance; runs errands; inspects buildings for damage and reports conditions to supervisor; may change light bulbs and replace fuses; may lubricate or tighten door hinges, drawers, cabinets, etc.; may replace ceiling or floor tiles; may remove snow and ice from stairways and walkways around buildings; may sand and salt stairways and walkways; may move furniture and/or set-up classrooms; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to operate, care for and perform minor maintenance on tools and equipment used in daily work; some ability in simple record keeping.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
Incumbents in this class may be required to posses appropriate current licenses or permits.
Employees appointed to positions in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class. A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment and/or patients and/or clients.
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group TC 8 approved effective January 13, 1989. (Revised to implement SCOPE compensation)