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Custodial Technician

Company: Pueblo County
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Performs building support services work involving the care and cleaning of County building(s) and related facilities. Provides janitorial duties, snow/ice removal, meeting and event set-up and tear down.

Examples of Duties

Essential Job Functions

  • Dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork, fixtures and equipment.
  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors.
  • Vacuums and shampoos or spot cleans carpet.
  • Empties and cleans trash receptacles; empties large collecting trash bins as needed.
  • Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and related facilities; maintains supplies in restrooms.
  • Moves and arranges furniture and equipment to set-up rooms for meeting or events.
  • Maintains proper standards of cleanliness in assigned areas.
  • Locks and unlocks buildings as necessary.
  • Removes ice and snow from all County property.
  • Obtains required supplies from storeroom and stocks cleaning carts.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

General Requirements

  • Fills in for other staff as necessary and/or required.
  • Attends meetings, classes and trainings as required or requested by supervisor.
  • Encouraged to recommend changes to improve procedures that would result in efficiencies, cost savings and safety.
  • Communicates actively, clearly and regularly with supervisor and co-workers on all work-related topics.
  • Understands, observes and complies with all Governmental, Pueblo County and Departmental policies, procedures and protocols when performing job duties.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written skills to communicate effectively.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Pueblo County employees from same or different departments/offices, entities and customers.
  • Effectively manages multiple projects at once.
  • Effectively deals with stressful situations.
  • Easily adapts to sudden and unexpected changes in work assignments.

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Basic Proficiency:

  • Follows verbal and written instructions.
  • Provides professional customer service to clients and public.
  • Knowledge of standard cleaning procedures, products and equipment.

Full Proficiency:

  • Ability to engage in physically strenuous activities to perform janitorial duties, including operating equipment.
  • Maintains sensitive and confidential information.
  • Knowledge of safe handling of caustic, flammable or other hazardous materials.


High school diploma or GED equivalency required.


Minimum one year of experience in custodial services required.

Licenses and/or Certificates:

Valid driver's license at the time of application and a valid Colorado driver's license at time of hire required.

Special Requirements:

Must successfully pass background check.

Must be able to pass post job offer physical screening.

Supplemental Information

Physical Demands/Work Environment

Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)

Strength-Lifts, carries, push, pulls or otherwise moves objects from 75 to 100 pounds.

Strength-Sits with brief periods of walking and/or standing.

Balancing-Maintains body equilibrium to prevent falling on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces; or maintains body equilibrium when performing feats of agility.

Fingering-Picks, pinches, types or otherwise works primarily with fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Vibration-Exposure to a shaking object or surface. This factor is rated important when vibrations cause a strain on the body or extremities.

Platform for Movement-Work requires walking on uneven surfaces, climbing or working on ladders, scaffolds or heavy equipment.

Equipment Utilized-Office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, copiers, scanners, adding machine, etc.

Hazards-Works in high, exposed places.

Frequently (25% to 50% of the time)

Strength -Lifts, carries, push, pulls or otherwise moves objects from 50 to 75 pounds.

Crawling-Moves about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

Equipment Utilized-Basic hand tools such as hammers, shovel, screwdriver, etc.

Regularly (50% to 100 % of the time)

Strength-Lifts, carries, push, pulls or otherwise moves objects up to 25 pounds.

Strength-Lifts, carries, push, pulls or otherwise moves objects from 25 to 50 pounds.

Strength-Walks and/or stands with brief periods of sitting.

Climbing-Ascends or descends using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

Stooping-Bends body downward and forward. Requires use of lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling-Bends legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

Crouching-Bends body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.

Reaching-Extends hand(s) and arms(s) in any directions.

Handling-Seizes, holds, grasps, turns or otherwise works with hand(s).

Feeling-Perceives attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Exposure to Weather-Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid or windy conditions caused by the weather or non weather-related conditions.

Noise-Exposure to constant or intermittent sounds or a pitch or level sufficient to cause marked distraction or possible hearing loss.

Confined/Restricted Working Environment-Work is performed in narrow or restrictive space(s).

Equipment Utilized-Power tools and small motorized equipment such as radial saw, drill, lawn mower, floor polisher, etc..

Hazards-Proximity to moving, mechanical part or exposure to electrical shock.

Hazards-Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.

Hazards-Exposure to dust, fumes, gases or airborne particles.

Vehicles-Drives automobile and/or truck.

Not applicable

Equipment Utilized-Heavy equipment such as backhoe, grader, dump truck, etc.

Hazards-Works in roadways, constructions or accident zones.

Schedule-Works shift work, weekends, holidays and subject to on call duty.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Bargaining unit:Yes

Keywords: Pueblo County, Pueblo , Custodial Technician, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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