Mahaska County Courthouse

Janitor

  • Department: Engineer
  • Status: Part Time
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Reports To: Office Manager, County Engineer
  • Post Date: October 12, 2021 at 12:00 am
  • Application Deadline: Posted Until Filled at 12:00 am

Job Description

Summary: 

Under the general supervision of the Office Manager this position is responsible for efficiently cleaning and completing janitorial and light building maintenance activities within the Mahaska County Highway Department Facilities.

Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned):

-sweeping tile floors, vacuuming carpeted areas, mopping tile floors, cleaning bathrooms & break rooms, dusting, washing windows, emptying trash, setting up conference rooms for meetings, cleaning carpets, outside cleanup in the immediate vicinity of the buildings.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or experience:

Completion of High School, or G.E.D. equivalent preferred.  Janitorial experience helpful.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and correctly interpret instructions from a variety of sources.  Ability to effectively write requests of needs to properly perform duties.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, and the public.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to apply safety practices and procedures to all situations.  Ability to effectively work with the public and coworkers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, see, and use hands and legs to perform duties.  The employee is subject to repetitive motion activities, such as mopping, sweeping, vacuuming.  The employee is periodically required to perform functions requiring the ability to exert or lift 50 pounds.  The employee is periodically required to be available during adverse weather conditions and nonstandard hours.

Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment will typically be contained within the area of the office environment.  The employee may occasionally be subjected to the shop environments which may include periodic high noise levels, dusty conditions, and hazardous conditions.  The employee may be subjected to extended periods of working independently or with a group.

Job Hours

8-12 Hours Weekly.  Flexible hours. Hourly rate negotiable based on experience.

Applications & Related Files

Additional Information

Mahaska County Secondary Road Department is seeking applicants for a part time Janitorial position. Applications (above) for the position will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please return the completed application and resume to:

Mahaska County Engineer
2074 Old Highway 163
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

or

Email: hefner@mahaskacountyia.gov

Mahaska County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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