Lead Janitor

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Jan 01, 2019
Full Time Custodial and Janitorial
  • Salary: $13.25 - $16.11 Hourly

Job Description

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Coordinates the activities of a janitorial crew.
  • Participates in the interview and performance evaluation of staff.
  • Observes the staff performance and may provide training on safety, product and equipment uses.
  • Handles work requests for the County departments.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Conducts major cleaning of assigned facilities.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Strip, seal, finish, and polish floors.
  • Notify managers concerning the need for repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Polishes metal work.
  • Cleans and maintains furnishings by cleaning, dusting and polishing furniture, woodwork, metal work and cabinets.
  • Empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Cleans stairways, hallways, rest rooms, offices, lobbies, ceilings, walls, window shades, light fixtures, interior glass partitions and venetian blinds.
  • Assists in moving and arranging furniture and equipment.
  • Turns out lights and locks doors and windows.
  • Checks and maintains operational condition of cleaning equipment.
  • Operates scrubbers, buffers, waxers, and other equipment and machinery.
  • Replaces light bulbs and tubes.
  • Requisitions supplies as needed.
  • Regulates building temperature.
  • May operate County vehicles to deliver and pick up supplies, equipment and other items as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Two (2) years of experience equivalent to that of a Janitor in Merced County.

Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous