Custodial Maintenance Worker (Part time)

posted Aug 30, 2021, 1:50 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description


Job Title:          Custodial Maintenance Worker                                                     Job Code:              920

Division:          Operations                                                                                  Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Facilities Management                                                                 Last Revised:      




Performs a variety of entry level unskilled and semi-skilled duties as needed to assure proper cleaning and routine maintenance of county facilities.




Works under the close to general supervision of the Grounds/Equipment Supervisor.









1.        Performs facility care and cleaning tasks such as vacuuming, mopping, floor stripping and refinishing, carpet cleaning, auto scrubbing, etc.


2.        Monitors custodial supplies and materials inventory; apprises supervisor of shortages.


3.        Sweeps, buffs, dusts, strips, washes, and polishes hard surface floors;  washes and cleans walls, door frames, doors, and glass; empties and cleans waste receptacles; cleans disinfects and sanitizes rest room sinks and bowls; washes windows;  vacuums and shampoos carpets and entry rugs and mats;  maintains work closets and monitors availability of supplies.


4.        Operates various cleaning equipment such as power buffer, carpet extraction machine, etc.; mixes chemicals as needed to perform specialized cleaning functions.


5.        Performs general facility security checks; checks door locks and other systems for proper operation; opens and closes doors, allowing access to facilities during regular work hours.


6.        Performs various logistical and minor maintenance duties;  sets up for special events, moves tables, chairs, and podiums;  assembles tables and miscellaneous furniture upon delivery, signs for deliveries; assists in performing general maintenance;  replaces burned out lamps; performs routine plumbing and repairs.


7.        Empties recycling receptacles; ensures proper processing of recyclable materials.


8.        Operates motorized vehicles for outside landscape for mowing lawns and grounds maintenance.


9.        Provides basic assistance to the general public directing them to various offices and locations within the facilities.


10.     Performs related duties as assigned.





1.        Education and Experience:

A.                   Graduation from high school or GED;



                                             B.         One (1) year of general work experience preferably performing above or related duties.


                                             C.         An equivalent combination of education and experience


2.             Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Some knowledge of procedures, tools, equipment and materials used in custodial work; safety practices of custodial work and use of cleaning agents and equipment; light painting and carpentry jobs.


Ability to operate tools and equipment used in custodial work; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform heavy lifting and other duties requiring moderate physical strength; decipher label warnings and instructions. Ability to develop working relationship with other employees and supervisor(s).

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3.             Special Qualifications:


Must possess a New Mexico Driver’s License and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.

                Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration


4.             Work Environment:


                Incumbent of the position performs both indoor and outdoor physically demanding duties.  Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as lifting, walking, and standing, stooping, reaching, hearing and seeing.   Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity required. Bending, stooping, working on ladders, scaffolding, etc.; working in outside adverse weather conditions. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, and emotional stability and discriminating thinking, guided problem solving.  May be required to lift if excess of 50 pounds in normal course of job performance. On call to respond to emergency situations.