CASCADE COUNTY Custodian in GREAT FALLS, Montana

Custodian for City-County Health Dept. Community Health Care Center + Adult and Youth Detention Center See Job Listing for full description of duties/responsibilities. Qualifications: High school diploma or HSE/GED AND 1 year of custodial work experience Valid MT Driver's License or ability to obtain within 30 days from hire date Must join Operating Engineers Local 400 Ability to: Read and follow MSDS for various items; perform heavy manual labor, including bending, stooping, reaching, carrying and lifting heavy objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; to perform activities such as lifting overhead, twisting, climbing ladders and stairs, repetitive arm motion below, at, and above shoulder level using manual dexterity of both hands and feet; walk 3-5 miles per day on a variety of surfaces such as concrete, pavement, dirt, and grass; work while wearing required personal safety equipment which includes gloves, safety glasses, etc.; estimate materials and time required to complete various tasks; follow oral and written instructions; work independently and as a team member; observe work hours; demonstrate punctuality; work collaboratively with management and co-workers; observe established lines of authority; deal with the public or other employees in a pleasant and courteous manner; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, and building occupants; exercise sound judgment within established policies and procedures; work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Skills in: Educating and encouraging others to follow practices and procedures to accomplish work objectives; communicating effectively; interacting with a wide range of customers. Knowledge and Understanding of : Practices, tools, equipment, and techniques associated with cleaning trade; standard hand and power tools and equipment used in custodial activities; safety standards/precautions pertaining to custodial equipment; safety procedures and practices. Duties: The Custodian performs general custodial work, building maintenance work, event setup and event monitoring throughout all of the Cascade County buildings, grounds, and surrounding areas including the Montana Expo Park, Sheriff's Office/Adult Detention Center and Juvenile Detention Center. Responsible for after-hours security of various county buildings and performs other related duties as assigned. Additional requirements may be necessary to perform work in certain buildings. Schedule of work may include weekends and evenings. Performs other related duties as assigned. The Custodian is responsible for cleaning and securing all county facilities. This work is performed under the general direction and supervision of the Building Maintenance Division Superintendent or designee and Public Works Director. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this position must work closely with the Building Maintenance and ExpoPark Maintenance Division Superintendents and designated Leadman for the Division. The successful applicant shall serve a 6-month probationary period and must join the Operating Engineers Local Union 400. The successful applicant will have a criminal background check conducted. The results thereof may disqualify the applicant from consideration for employment with the county. Salary will be 17.49 per hour of which .25 cents per hour is deferred to union pension. Cascade County is an Equal Opportunity Employer