25 days old

Custodial Worker II

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $18.23 - $21.73 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0602-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Personnel Department

Job Summary
This is not your typical nighttime custodial position that works primarily indoors by vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, etc. Facilities Services is looking for a positive and energetic individual to perform dayshift cleaning and light maintenance to keep City facilities looking their cleanest at all times. Work is performed primarily outdoors, mainly in parking structures and areas around City Hall, central library and Pringle Parkade. While moving quickly and safely completing daily assignments, you may also provide oversight to lower level staff, assist the public, and address loiterers, all with an "At your Service" attitude. Work hours are 6 am - 2:30 pm from Monday - Friday. Overtime may be required.

As a leader of a small crew, or individually, the Custodial Worker II performs a variety of custodial and light maintenance in City facilities such as:
  • Clean parking structures including refuse disposal, cleaning elevators and/or stairwells
  • Pressure wash exterior siding or concrete, blowing leaves
  • Light painting of exterior of buildings, including graffiti removal
  • Lamp replacement
  • Clean up bodily waste and/or drug paraphernalia
  • Operate a variety of power and hand tools, including City assigned vehicle

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver's license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical/job fitness assessment.
  • Must pass criminal background check necessary to obtain Criminal Justice Information System clearance and Law Enforcement Data System certification within 3 months of hire (clearance must be maintained throughout employment).
  • High school diploma or G.E.D., and two (2) years' experience in custodial work indicating ability to perform duties with a minimum of direct supervision, including cleaning or minor maintenance and upkeep of work area, preferably including some lead worker or supervisory experience in commercial or government setting, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the examples of work.
  • Currently obtains or ability to obtain ATV operator's license upon hire preferred.

Where can I find out more about the position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Custodial Worker II or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?
The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

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For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .




Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-04-23

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