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Position Description

Employee is self-directed and receives general supervision from the Sanitation & Grounds Working Foreman. Most often is self-directed. Duties are performed according to an established schedule, and are reviewed to ensure standards for cleanliness and sanitation are met. Employee oversees the daily work schedule of other custodial staff and works closely with the Sanitation and Grounds Working Foreman with the coordination of orders, inventory, and delivery of cleaning supplies and equipment. Directs staff and resources in a timely and efficient manner to ensure standards for cleanliness and sanitation are consistently achieved. Employee performs a wide variety of duties and tasks related to the upkeep, sanitation and general maintenance of city park grounds, buildings, restrooms, equipment, shelters and rental facilities. Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Cleans restroom fixtures, windows, and wall and floor surfaces. Changes light bulbs and empties trash receptacles.
  • Cleans shelter houses, grills, and performs custodial tasks necessary to maintain cleanliness and sanitation of park facilities, equipment, parking lots, and athletic courts.
  • Removes graffiti using manual and mechanical methods.
  • Makes minor plumbing repairs as needed.
  • Removes litter and other debris from assigned areas as directed.
  • Responds to complaints regarding sanitation and cleanliness of structures, restrooms, and rental facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Training/Special Skills

  • Ability to direct workflow of other custodial staff.
  • Ability to maintain facilities and grounds with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to evaluate the performance of supplies and materials and maintain organized inventory.
  • Knowledge and skill in the operation of custodial tools and equipment.
  • Ability to follow mixing directions and to follow chemical application of cleaning solutions.
  • Working knowledge of mechanics and ability to perform inspections on vehicles and equipment.
  • Must be self-motivated, and have the ability to interact and work well with the public and other employees.
  • Must be reliable, punctual, have the ability to follow oral and written direction and be capable of performing physically demanding work.
  • Valid Driver’s License. Good driving record.


Physical Effort/Working Conditions

Must be in good physical condition. Moderate to strenuous physical effort is exerted by the employee in the setup and operation of equipment; including frequent bending, stooping, and the movement of extremities to operate equipment and perform work tasks. Moderate to strenuous physical effort is frequently required for extended periods of time in the lifting, loading, and transporting of supplies and materials. Employee must be physically capable of lifting weights in excess of 50 pounds. Employee performs duties in and out of doors, in varying weather conditions, and is periodically exposed to work sites with traffic, noise, dust, and vehicle and equipment fumes. Safety precautions used at all times to avoid injury.



8 hours per day, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 40-hour work week. Employees under age 18 are subject to restrictions on both hours and prohibited occupations.



March 23 – December 11, Friday-Tuesday (40hrs/week). Term of employment not to exceed nine months.


Immediate Supervisor

Sanitation & Grounds Working Foreman



$16.50 per hour

Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal history background check. Direct deposit is a required condition of employment.