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On-Call Maintenance Worker

Posted: 11/03/2022

Minimum Qualifications of Education and Experience

Experience equivalent to six (6) months of custodial cleaning and building maintenance work as listed in the Work Functions.
Completion the Maintenance Technician Certification through Hawthorne Education Center.
Regular and reliable attendance is a necessary component of job/position. Individuals required to use County vehicles and equipment must have a valid driver's license and be free of any major traffic violations for the last three (3) years.

Nature of Work

Under close supervision, cleans County-owned buildings, fixtures and furnishings. Uses equipment, materials and solvents. Becomes familiar with SDS (Safety Data Sheets).

Examples of Work
  • Vacuums carpets, spot cleans and shampoos as needed
  • Operates and maintains various cleaning equipment
  • Cleans wash-bowls, fixtures, lavatories and drinking fountains, replenishes supplies
  • Dusts woodwork, chairs, tables, desks and other furniture, polishes furniture
  • Empties waste receptacles
  • Sweeps and mops floors, corridors, halls and stairways
  • Washes windows, cleans venetian blinds
  • Strips wax from floors using chemicals and scrubbing machine, applies wax
  • Alerts supervisor to problems or potential problems in the workplace regarding critical health and safety issues
  • Washes down or scrubs high vehicle traffic floor
  • Performs related work as assigned by supervisor
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment
  • Knowledge of basic building maintenance practices
  • Knowledge of SDS (Safety Data Sheets)
  • Skill in the use of tools and materials commonly used in building, cleaning and maintenance activities
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written assignments
  • Ability to work with team members
  • Ability to properly use hearing protection devices in loud areas
  • Ability to use the proper Personal Protective Equipment against safety hazards when necessary
  • Ability to comply with Olmsted Waste-to-Energy's Safety Manual and perform specialized cleaning to prevent accumulation of lead in the common areas of the facility
  • Ability to wear a filtering face piece or half-face respirator when necessary
Persons with disabilities: the above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties.

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