Bonneville County
  • 20-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Building & Grounds
  • Idaho Falls, ID, USA
  • Full Time Temporary

October 10, 2021

TO: To All interested persons

Bonneville County is now accepting applications for the following position:

Position: Custodian

Starting Salary: Pay Grade 6 - starting salary $12.3528

Work Hours: 40 hours a week

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Performs a variety of working level semiskilled duties as needed to assure proper cleaning and routine maintenance of county facilities.


Works under the close to general supervision of the Building and Grounds Maintenance Supervisor.




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

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

Sweeps, buffs, dusts, strips, waxes, 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.

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

Monitors work activities of community service workers; assures quality of work and compliance with work assignments.

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.

Performs miscellaneous seasonal or periodic duties; mows lawns and grooms flower beds; assists with snow removal by operating snow blower and shovels; changes burned out light bulbs etc.

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; occasionally assists in performing general maintenance.

May assist with pickup and delivery duties.

Performs related duties as assigned.


  1. Educations and Experience:

A. Sufficient education and training to demonstrate an aptitude or ability to perform above and related duties;


B. Eighteen months (18 mo.) of experience performing above or related duties;


C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Working knowledge of procedures, tools, equipment and materials used in custodial work; safety practices of custodial work and use of cleaning agents and equipment.

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. Ability to develop working relationship with other employees and supervisor(s).

3. Special Qualifications:

Must pass a background check

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, standing, stooping, reaching, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability and discriminating thinking, guided problem solving. May be required to lift if excess of 50 pounds in normal course of job performance.



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