Custodian - Papillion Landing

at City of Papillion
Location Papillion, Nebraska
Date Posted 2022-09-21
Category Trades & Services


Protect our community by providing and maintaining exceptionally neat, clean, and sanitary spaces. Promote cleanliness across the Papillion Landing facilities and assist in seasonal decorating for the community to appreciate. Assist in the maintenance of all facilities to ensure patrons have safe spaces to enjoy.

POSITION TITLE: Papillion Landing Part Time Custodian

REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor



Performs cleaning, custodial and sanitation duties at Papillion Recreation Community Center and Field House facilities providing an exceptionally neat, clean and sanitary facility for the public.

An incumbent will be required to work varied hours during the week, including evenings and weekends.

  • Performs cleaning, janitorial and sanitation duties at the Papillion Landing Recreation Community Center and Field House facilities and/or other assigned facilities as requested. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: all floor surfaces (carpeted and uncarpeted), classrooms, child watch, community center areas, aquatic deck, locker rooms, all restrooms including sinks, urinals, and toilets, staff office areas and break rooms, catering kitchen floors and surfaces, lobby spaces, vending areas, play areas, fitness areas, running track, elevators, stairwells, water fountains, etc.
  • Completes general cleaning of above areas by mopping, vacuuming, buffing, and cleaning counters and sinks, drinking fountains, benches, vending machines, fixing minor plumbing issues, cleaning mirrors, windows, washing rubber mats dusting air vents, etc.
  • Performs custodial tasks as needed to ensure a clean facility for the public, including removing trash, general cleaning, refilling of supplies and any other necessary custodial functions.
  • Assist maintenance with larger seasonal cleaning jobs.
  • Assist maintenance with seasonal decorations.
  • Organize, maintain and recommend purchases for janitorial equipment and supplies.
  • Assist in determining cleaning needs and adjust janitorial and sanitation schedules as necessary.
  • Clean and report graffiti, vandalism and other incidents.
  • Assist facility managers and facility maintenance personnel with various daily tasks as requested i.e. changing light bulbs, painting, unclogging sinks etc.
  • Maintains accurate records of custodial and maintenance supplies received and used, and notifies supervisor of deficiencies in supplies.
  • Assist maintenance with the set-up, clean-up of assigned areas as requested.
  • Operates small tools, cleaning and electronic equipment.
  • Conforms to building uniform and dress code policy.
  • Provide excellent customer service and maintains effective relationships with fellow workers.
  • Complies with City and departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as directed or as the situation dictates.

  • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation requirements at a public facility.
  • Knowledge of the safe and effective use and application of cleaning agents and solvents.
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to accept direction, attend to detail, follow through independently, and work at a fast pace.
  • Ability to physically perform the duties required.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and good judgement.
  • Ability to work independently and react quickly to problem solving situations.
  • Ability to consistently project a positive, patient, caring and energetic demeanor.
  • Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in English.
  • Ability to deal courteously with the public who may or may not act with regard to manners or courtesy.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and have a strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to provide extraordinary customer service.
  • Must be friendly, outgoing and able to positively represent the Recreation Department at the public level.

  • Must possess a valid driver s license at the time of hire.
  • Must be 18 at the time of hire with a high school diploma or equivalency.
  • Some previous janitorial or custodial work experience, preferably in a public facility or any satisfactory combination of experience and training.
  • Work will be performed indoors of the Papillion Landing Recreation Community Center and Field House.
  • Work is performed generally during late night and early morning hours and requires continuous physical exertion at a fast pace. Use of cleaning agents, solvents and machinery poses a slight health hazard. Exposure to a variety of environmental elements, including dust, noise and other irritants.
  • Work required almost constant physical activity, including walking, running, standing, kneeling, bending, crouching, reaching, stooping, lifting and carrying various supplies, equipment and other materials i.e. tables, chairs, commercial cleaning equipment, materials and supplies. Pushing and pulling is required while mopping, moving furniture, equipment and fixtures, operating floor equipment, handling trash barrels vacuums, and mop buckets.
  • Requires repetitive foot, arm, shoulder, hand and back movements to perform cleaning duties and operation of equipment.
  • While performing the duties, the incumbent is required to use hands to finger, handle feel or operate objects or supplies and equipment. Hand-eye coordination in necessary to operate various pieces of office and rental equipment.
  • Incumbent will be required to do some occasional lifting, moving and carrying objects unassisted up to 50 lbs.
  • Work is performed in a highly public setting and requires interaction with a variety of people.