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Custodian - Part-time (32 hours/week) 

Category Custodial  
Position Custodian - Playhouse  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Salary As of 10/01/19 the Initial Step will be $12.07/hour.
Current benefits include ASDM paid life insurance and long-term disability plans. On a shared premium basis: PPO medical with HRA and a choice of two dental plans, an optional vision plan, additional voluntary life insurance, optional short-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan.  

Get back to nature and join us at the beautiful Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum! As a part of the Custodial team you'll be playing an important role in maintaining the cleanliness of our newest exhibit the Packrat Playhouse (an indoor play space) and the surrounding areas to ensure that guests of all ages enjoy their visit to the Museum.

We are now accepting applications for an experienced Custodian. This is a benefits eligible, 32 hours per week position. Current shifts are listed but could vary due to operational needs.

The successful candidate will be available to work the following schedule including holidays:

  • Monday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Packrat Playhouse)
  • Wednesday 5:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
  • Thursday 5:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
  • Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Packrat Playhouse)

Note: The nature of the Packrat Playhouse requires you to be able to climb rope ladders and crawl through tight spaces in order to reach and disinfect all surfaces and windows. You must be at least 18 years of age, able to lift and carry 50 pounds, and have a valid AZ Driver's License.

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This position was opened on September 18, 2019. Application review will begin immediately. Resumes should not be submitted without a completed questionnaire. Be prepared to include 2 - 3 professional (not personal) references on your application. Former employers and references will be contacted. Please understand that if offered a position, you will, as a final condition of employment, be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.

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Position Description

Reports To: Custodial Services Manager

Wage Progression: As of October 1, 2019 the Initial Step will be $12.07/hour with annual step increases based upon hire date and the bargaining unit agreement in effect at the time of the anniversary date. Current steps: Step 2: $13.16; Step 3: $13.55; Step 4: $13.82; Step 5: $14.10; Step 6: $14.95

Position Summary
Keeps Museum buildings and grounds in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms including toilets and fixtures.
  • Cleans external and internal areas of buildings including dusting, polishing, sweeping, mopping, stripping and waxing floors.
  • Cleans all glass inside and out.
  • Vacuum, spot clean, shampoo, and extracts carpets.
  • Launders linen and makes Guest House ready for guests.
  • Replenishes supplies in restrooms, closets, and kitchens.
  • Empties wastebaskets and garbage containers and transports waste to disposal area.
  • Empties all recycle containers, and transports recyclables to recycling area.
  • Cleans debris, removes all debris and gum from all sidewalk and patio areas using brooms, walk-behind sweeper, blower, and/or hose.
  • Cleans and stocks soda machines, removes outdated sodas.
  • Cleans and disposes of bio-hazards
  • Cleans up floods and other emergencies.
  • Reports all repairs needed throughout the grounds to supervisor for repair.
  • Set-up of furniture and equipment for meetings and events as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Requirements

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.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid Arizona Driver's License required.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to be trained to perform basic data entry for timekeeping and e-mail purposes.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl. The employee is required to climb or balance; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above description reflects a general overview of the responsibilities, reporting relationships and position requirements for this job classification. It is not intended to be a complete description of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Open Date 9/18/2019  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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