BASTROP COUNTY Custodian in BASTROP, Texas

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision of the Director of General Services, this position performs general custodial work including, cleaning and caring for County buildings and premises, maintaining custodial equipment, and requesting supplies. Work involves sweeping, dusting, spray waxing and floor stripping; cleaning and disinfecting restrooms; empting trash receptacles; and various other custodial related tasks as assigned. This position must be able to maintain a high standard of detailed cleaning and organizational skills. May be responsible for exercising occasional supervision over Community Service Restitution (CSR) worker(s). Receives supervision from the Director of General Services, and the Senior Maintenance Worker. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must possess the knowledge, skills and ability necessary to the operations, services and activities associated with a custodial program. Must be able to maintain a high standard of detail oriented and organizational cleaning skills. This includes knowledge of the methods and techniques of custodial maintenance; knowledge of operational characteristics of cleaning equipment and tools; and knowledge of the proper use of cleaning agents, chemicals and other custodial supplies used both indoors and outdoors. Must also possess knowledge of proper housekeeping principals, including the skill to properly sweep and mop floors, and thoroughly disinfect restrooms. Must be able to recognize occupational hazards and exercise standard safety practices in a safe and effective manner. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals contacted in the course of work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience performing custodial related duties; or any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential job functions. A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Possession of a valid Texas driver s license in good standing is also required. WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Will work in both indoor and outdoor environments and will be required to travel from site to site. Will be exposed to dust and dirt, repeated bending, prolonged walking, and potentially hazardous chemicals and materials. Must be able to lift and carry materials up to (50) fifty lbs. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Bastrop County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex, religion or disability in employment or in its activities. Minorities, Veterans, and Disabled applicants are encouraged to apply. A Bastrop County Job Application is required, and can be downloaded from our website. A resume will be considered, but will not be accepted in lieu of application. Applicants may mail or drop off an application at: Bastrop County, Attn: HR, 804 Pecan Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602 OR email applications. Applications postmarked after the closing date will not be accepted. Unless otherwise indicated, regular attendance is an essential job requirement of all positions in the county. This position may require shift work outside the normal business hours and weekends. All positions requiring a degree and/or licensing require proof of degree and/or license. Your application for employment with Bastrop County may subject you to a criminal background check. IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: Only applicants scheduled for interviews will be contacted. If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond