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Custodian - Government BuildingsCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #01-01 FLSA Non-Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Custodian-Government Buildings Department: Parks & Recreation Division: Government Buildings Supervisor: Facilities Manager Job Summary Under immediate direction, performs work in the maintenance and cleaning of City buildings, facilities and grounds. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Sweeps, mops, waxes, buffs, scrubs, and cleans floors and stairwells; vacuums, extracts and cleans carpeted areas; washes windows and walls; cleans and sanitizes restrooms, dusts, empties and cleans waste receptacles empties recycling materials bins; transfers materials to designated outside receptacles. Cleans fountains, polishes metal work; dusts, waxes, washes and polishes furniture and woodwork as directed. Follows instructions regarding use of chemicals and supplies. Performs or assists with minor building repairs; reports need for other repairs. Maintains and organizes equipment and materials used in building maintenance; performs minor plumbing, electrical and heating ventilation, air conditioning work; orders and purchases supplies; monitors building temperatures. Responds to work orders. Moves, delivers and organizes supplies as directed. Replaces light bulbs; turns lights on and off; locks and opens doors and windows. Secures building when not in use. Reports unauthorized occupants. Attends to building emergencies when necessary. Assists departments and divisions as directed. Maintains surrounding walks and grounds; picks up litter outside building areas; assists with snow removal work. Job Class #01-01 Government Buildings Page 2 Updated 06/07/2022 Operates City vehicles and other job related equipment. Assists with room/building preparation for meetings or events as directed. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other related duties as required. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands and work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and are encountered while performing those essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification Three months experience required. Must be able to perform routine duties reliably under minimal supervision and must have ability to work independently. Attention to detail required. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. FBI fingerprint screening will be required for facility access to Iowa City Police Department. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Six months experience in janitorial or building maintenance; or an equivalent combination of training and experience preferred. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.