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Custodian Technician (part time)

Company: City of Lynchburg
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:


Public Works Department is looking for a dependable hardworking individual to do manual work in the regular care and cleaning of City buildings. Commercial custodian experience is preferred. During emergencies schedules will change due to operational needs. This position is a part time - 20 hours weekly. The work schedule is Monday - Friday - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

The City of Lynchburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about working for the City and the competitive benefits offered go to:

Essential Duties


  • Performs regular custodial functions such as sweeping, vacuuming, stripping, waxing, mopping and buffing floors, stairwells and elevators;
  • Gathers and disposes of refuse from interior and exterior of assigned buildings; gathers paper for recycling;
  • Washes windows, walls, woodwork and bathroom fixtures, using ladders and/or aerial tower;
  • Prepares quantities of cleaning and polishing materials appropriate for tasks from bulk containers according to manufacturers specifications;
  • Cleans and disinfects urinals, toilets and lavatories; refills soap, towel and tissue dispensers;
  • Spot cleans carpet and upholstered furniture;
  • Dusts office furniture, partitions, high and low ledges and moldings, and venetian blinds;
  • Maintains inventory of cleaning supplies, materials and equipment;
  • Reports repairs beyond capabilities of custodial workers to supervisor;
  • Performs routine security to include locking and unlocking doors and deactivating alarm system of assigned building, and reports unusual observations to supervisors;
  • Operates a variety of specialized custodial equipment, such as floor buffers, carpet extractors, wet/dry vacuums. etc.;
  • Loads and unloads cleaning and polishing equipment and materials to be transported by truck or van;
  • Responds to special requests from user agencies;
  • Responds to emergencies such as snow, flood, wind storms, etc.;


Other duties provide direct or indirect service to the citizens may be assigned.

When unusual situations occur and/or the City Manager declares a State of Emergency, all employees may be required to accept special assignments and perform as needed to ensure appropriate service delivery


None Minimum Education and Experience Required

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


10th Grade and some building cleaning experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Requires common courtesy and basic communications skills to work within a team environment. Communications involve routine factual matters and exchange of information.

Keywords: City of Lynchburg, Lynchburg , Custodian Technician (part time), Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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