Building Maintenance Custodian (Yuba County)

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Employer: Yuba County

Salary Range: Hiring Range: $2,301 $2,532 / Monthly + Benefits

Phone: 530-749-7860


Closing Date: 1/23/2019

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Building Maintenance Custodian in the Custodial Division of the Administrative Services Department. This position reports directly to the Custodial Supervisor and is the entry-level classification in the custodial series. This class is distinguished from the Custodial Supervisor in that the latter exercises direct supervision of an assigned work unit. Incumbents in this class perform basic cleaning of buildings.

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have knowledge of basic methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in custodial work; proper cleaning methods and the safe use of cleaning materials, disinfectants, custodial tools, and equipment; safe work practices related to custodial work. Skill in performing custodial and basic building maintenance work in and around public facilities effectively; understanding and following written and verbal instructions; making verbal and written reports on work activity; operating motorized equipment with skill and safety and making minor repairs. Ability to clean and maintain buildings and facilities; understand and carry out oral and written directions; learn basic record keeping practices.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum: Equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of custodial experience. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree are encouraged to apply. Preferred: In addition to the minimum, additional years of custodial experience in a public agency.

Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which includes Live Scan fingerprinting. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Working Conditions: May be required to work around loud noise. May also be required to work around moving mechanical parts. Work weekend, holidays, evenings or irregular shifts. Work is performed in a normal office environment with some exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust. While performing the essential functions of this position the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

Licenses and Certification: The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver’s license within ten (10) days of employment and maintain throughout employment.

About Yuba County:
Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes, and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.