10025 Bunkum Road
Fairview Heights , IL
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Fairview Heights, IL Part time
Posted on February 13, 2018

Part Time Custodian


The City of Fairview Heights is accepting applications for a part-time Custodian position in the Public Works Department.  The hourly rate associated with this position is $14.45. Basic job qualifications include a High School Diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of one year of experience in commercial building custodial maintenance or related. 

Applications may be printed from or from the lobby at Fairview Heights City Hall, 10025 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights, IL 62208, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  All applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office by Wednesday, February 21, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. 

The City of Fairview Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

POSITION                                  Custodian


DEPARTMENT                   Public Works Municipal Complex Division

STATUS                                            Part-Time (Non-Exempt)

CLASSIFICATION                            Local 148

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO                Lead Laborer Building Maintenance


This position involves performing general maintenance of City building facilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (Essential functions including the following and the Physical Requirements listed below):



    • Report any maintenance problems or hazards in municipal buildings to supervisory personnel
    • Secure exterior and interior doors to building as required and unlock doors for meetings and events
    • Gather and properly dispose of blood borne wastes and hazardous materials
    • Clean/sanitize areas potentially contaminated by blood borne pathogens from body fluids
    • Clean and sanitize public restrooms on a daily basis
    • Maintain tiled floors by mopping and cleaning, and maintain carpeted areas by vacuuming at the established frequency
    • Stock and distribute paper janitorial supplies (toilet paper, hand towels, etc) as required
    • Stock coffee and related supplies for meetings and make coffee for participants as required
    • Record use of supplies and provide records to supervisors
    • Clean offices and public areas daily or as required
    • Remove trash and garbage wastes from offices and public areas to dumpster on a daily basis
    • Operate and properly maintain janitorial equipment
    • Maintain floor drains based on established maintenance and cleaning requirements
    • Maintain exterior entrances to the building for appearance and safety
    • Other related janitorial and custodial duties as assigned


      • High School Graduate or equivalent
      • One year of experience in commercial building custodial maintenance




      • General knowledge of building maintenance procedures
      • Ability to work productively with all operations in city government
      • Ability work independently after receiving general written and oral instructions
      • General knowledge of operating requirements and maintenance procedures for building maintenance equipment, including buffing machine, scrubbing machine, vacuum cleaners, wet-vacs, and basic maintenance tools
      • Knowledge of safety procedures in handling blood borne materials and disposal and use and storage of chemicals
      • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and responsibilities to accomplish assignments based on general directions from supervisor



Work is primarily performed alone after office hours in municipal buildings. Work performed in this job may place the employee at risk of occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions, and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock.




    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Ability to life up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis
    • Ability to lift arms overhead, bend at the waist, kneel, stretch

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