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Douglas County  6630
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Pay Range GC15


This classification has supervisory responsibility for the custodial maintenance functions of county buildings; inventory and requisition supplies; direct visitors to appropriate meeting location; secure building.


(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)

l. Supervise custodial maintenance support staff; assign employees regular or special project work area; review daily progress of work activity, offer training assistance if needed, and determine best solution when problems arise. Assumes final accountability for work performed within unit. Is involved in selecting, training, and evaluating staff. Interpret policy and procedure. Participate in work of custodial staff.

2. Participate in basic cleaning of County buildings which include: clean, mop, strip, wax and buff floors; shampoo carpets; wash windows, blinds, walls, ceilings; clean and disinfect restrooms, dust and clean furniture; refill supplies.

3. Assess custodial maintenance needs of county buildings and coordinates special projects to meet these needs.

4. Inventory and requisition supplies. Mix cleaning solutions. Establish and maintain custodial maintenance recordkeeping. Monitor fiscal expenditures.

5. Direct visitors to appropriate meeting location. Secure building at end of shift.

6. Represent custodial division to sales representatives and vendors.


Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of cleaning methods, procedures, equipment, and supplies used in custodial maintenance in an institution or on a large scale; considerable knowledge of value of new and obsolete custodial maintenance equipment. Ability to: Determine time and materials for a given project; supervise building custodial functions and support staff and to establish and direct approved work safety standards; communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; make decisions independently in accordance with established policy and procedures, establish new policies when applicable, and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; courteously meet and deal effectively with employees and the public.

Education, experience and training: Four years progressively responsible work experience in custodial maintenance which includes one year supervisory/leadworker experience OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.  At time of appointment, must possess valid Oregon drivers license.


Work is performed with supervision from a division or department head. Recurring routine assignments are independently performed by employee on basis of past experience. Employee estimates time and materials and manages time efficiently. Employee uses initiative and judgment in completing routine assignments and interpretation of general administrative or operational policies and procedures is sometimes necessary. Significant deviations require prior approval. Work is checked at completion of projects. Incumbents may or may not work in proximity of supervisor.


Work is performed within established department policy and procedures, custodial maintenance reference materials, manufacturer equipment manuals, instructions for supplies. Employee uses reasonable judgment in interpreting guidelines and contributes to modification of existing guidelines by recommending changes or adapting guidelines to problems encountered.


Regular and consistent attendance is required.  Work is performed in an inside setting which requires bending, hearing voice conversation, kneeling, lifting up to 50 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing and walking. Work is performed in an environment which involves everyday risks or discomforts requiring safety precautions.

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