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Custodian II/Utility Worker

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Company Name: Westside Water District

Date Posted: 2019-06-01

Valid Through: 2019-06-29

Employment Type: Full_Time

Salary: 11.13

Job ID: 45283






Class Definition

Positions within this class are characterized by having as their primary assignment cleaning and plant maintenance functions under the specific direction of the supervisor assigned. Position requires familiarity with gardening and agricultural principles as well as the ability to operate responsibly equipment and vehicles associated with this trade. The custodial positions may have more than one supervisor depending upon the shift assigned or the time of year. Positions within this class have specific routines which must be followed in addition to having other tasks to perform which may vary from day to day or seasonally. Levels within this class are differentiated by virtue of the degree of primarily custodial duties which are required in relation to other associated duties such as driver, warehouse worker. Shift differentials are typically available for night work.

Position Definition

Under general supervision, to perform custodial services, routine gardening, food services and a variety of semi-skilled activities related to the maintenance and upkeep of buildings and facilities.

Examples Of Duties
• Plant, propagate, and care for trees, shrubs, flowers and ground cover
• Sweep, mop, wax and seal floors
• Vacuum rugs and carpets
• Dust, wash, and polish furniture and woodwork
• Empty and clean waste receptacles
• Wash windows and walls
• Clean restrooms
• Sweep sidewalks and pick up papers
• Mow and water lawns, trees and shrubs and general grounds cleaning
• Clean drinking fountains and polish metal work;
• Fill paper and soap dispensers
• Replace light bulbs; replenish supplies; turn out lights and lock doors and windows
• Guard assigned areas to prevent vandalism
• Assist in moving, arranging, and setting up furniture and equipment for special events and meetings including civic center assignments
• Assist in loading/unloading of food transports

Employment Standards

Education and Experience – Any combination equivalent to completion of high school and two years experience in school custodial or maintenance work. Food Services Certificate as required (training provided by District).

Knowledge and Abilities – Knowledge of the methods, material, and equipment used in cleaning various types of building surfaces and items of furniture; ability to maintain schedules providing for regular cleaning of all facilities assigned; ability to carry out oral and written instructions; ability to work cooperatively with others; ability to perform minor maintenance tasks in the repair and upkeep of all school facilities and equipment; ability to work with and around children; ability to relate well to parents and other adults.

Physical Abilities

___ Visual capability to read handwritten or typed documents, and the display screen of various office equipment and machines
___ Able to conduct verbal conversation in English and other designated languages
___ Able to hear normal range verbal conversation (approximately 60 decibels)
___ Able to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend, walk
___ Able to stand in one space for sustained periods
___ Able to sit for sustained periods of time
___ Able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and 100 pounds occasionally
___ Able to push and pull objects weighing up to 300 pounds
___ Able to sustain strenuous manual labor for 8 hours
___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for shoulder external rotation and internal rotation
___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for shoulder abduction and adduction
___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for elbow flexion and extension
___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for back flexion
___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for hip flexion and extension
___ Able to exhibit full range of motion for knee flexion
___ Able to work in a wide range of temperatures.
___ Able to work at various elevated heights in a safe and effective manner.
___ Able to work with chemical agents in a safe and effective manner without allergic reaction.
___ Able to exhibit manual dexterity necessary to perform fine maintenance procedures and operate both manual and power hand tools in a safe and effective manner.
___ Able to operate material handling equipment, machinery and powered vehicles in a safe and effective manner

SALARY SCHEDULE: Classified Monthly

EVALUATED BY: Custodial Supervisor

EVALUATION REVIEWED BY: Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
or designee

Keywords: Custodian, Custodial Worker, Custodial Services-Assistant Custodian, Custodial Services-Licensed Assistant, Labor Custodian

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