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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Job Opening Announcement: Custodian

Position Title:     Custodian
Department:        Maintenance

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Facilities Operation Manger, the custodian performs a variety of routine custodial tasks involving the care and cleaning of County building interiors, and minor maintenance work in an assigned area. Primary responsibility is for the use of proper methods, materials, and equipment in performing assigned duties, and otherwise attending to the neatness and sanitation of buildings or equipment.  Work closely with Facilities Operation Manager as part of the building and grounds team.  Takes initiative to work independently to accomplish tasks without direct supervision or oversight.  Completes minor maintenance repairs as directed by supervisor.


Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).


How to Apply:  Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.comAlternative application available at Human Resources.

Base Rate:  $9.86 per hour

Date Opened:  Tuesday, August 9, 2017

Date to Close:  Open Until Filled

Hours:  Generally, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday – Friday.  Overtime may be required.

Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.


Additional Information:     

          High school diploma or G.E.D. and three to six months related experience or training required.  A valid driver’s license is required.

          Performs a variety of routine custodial tasks involving the care and cleaning of County building interiors, and minor maintenance work in an assigned area.

          Operates power-driven machinery, such as automatic scrubbers, vacuum sweepers, carpet shampoo machines, and buffers.  Works with cleaning fluids and chemicals using normal, routine, protective equipment to clean, sanitize, and deodorize break rooms, restrooms, and offices.

          Follows safety practices and sanitary procedures; proper lifting techniques; rules, regulations, and procedures to properly dispose of cleaning fluids, and chemicals.

          Reads, listens, interprets and applies directions/instructions from individuals, manuals, and labels; particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products.

          Performs basic math; read and follow instructions; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions.

          Ability to establish and to maintain effective working relationships with all employees, officials, and the public and to communicate effectively verbally or in writing is required.

          Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months of being awarded the position.

Franklin County conducts background checks and drug screenings on all potential candidates.

          Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

          Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change.

          The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions.


Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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