Littleton, CO 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
$14.72 - $22.08 Hourly
80120, CO
Job Type
Facilities and Fleet Management
Job Number

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The Custodian performs a variety of vital and important duties associated with the cleaning and maintaining of Arapahoe County grounds and facilities.

  • This position is located at: 5334 South Prince Street, Littleton, 80120
  • Typical work schedule for this position is: 4:00 pm to 12:30 am, Monday through Friday.
  • The anticipated starting pay for this position is $17.40 per hour.
  • Previous custodial experience will also be considered.
Benefits of working for Arapahoe County :
  • Annual salary increases based on hard work and attitude
  • Excellent balance between hard work and time off provided each year
    1. 15 days (120 hours) paid vacation days
    2. 12 paid holidays
    3. 2 paid personal holiday
    4. 12 paid sick days
  • Top notch Insurance - please see benefits tab
  • Retirement - work at a career rather than another job

The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.

  • Emptying, cleaning and sanitizing waste receptacles and removing debris.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing restroom facilities and fixtures; replenishing restroom supplies.
  • Sweeping, mopping, and/or vacuuming hard or carpeted floors.
  • Washing windows, mirrors and walls.
  • Cleaning air vents, window shades, and blinds
  • Dusting and polishing furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment.
  • Moving furniture and equipment in the line of performing normal custodian functions.
  • Scrubbing/stripping and refinishing hard floors using a combination of mechanized and manual techniques.
  • Cleaning carpets utilizing various industry standard practices.
  • Cleaning light lenses and replacing lights as necessary.
  • Preparing and monitoring rooms for conferences and meetings and securing afterwards (may include some weekend work).
  • Providing Laundry services as necessary
  • May monitor contractor activity while in County facilities. Will lock and un-lock buildings at the start and end of each business day.
  • Responding to on-site inquiries from the public and help resolve custodian services requests.
  • Identifying and reporting building maintenance needs as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors and fellow co-workers.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to operate buffer and other mechanized cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to read at a standard high school level, enabling comprehension of warning labels and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of carpet cleaning techniques
  • Knowledge of floor care operations.
  • Knowledge of general housekeeping methods and practices.
  • Shall be familiar and know how to use the Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Accountability
  • Accessibility
  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Relevant experience desired but is not required
  • Must successfully pass pre-employment testing which includes a motor vehicle record (MVR) check, and background check.
  • Possession of a valid Class "R" Colorado Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within two weeks of appointment.
  • Requires post-hire fingerprinting, a CBI background check and successfully completing bi-annual Colorado Justice Information System training.
  • Position is deemed essential and incumbents must be available for winter storm emergencies and available to work on an on-call on a rotation basis which requires evening, holidays and weekends.
  • Work locations and facilities are subject to change based on business need.
Supplemental Information


  • Work is generally performed indoors and requires exposure to dust, fumes and chemical cleaners. Specific assignments may require occasional outdoor work.
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
  • Operates 120lb floor buffer requiring pushing, pulling and occasional lifting with help to strip and wash floors.
  • Constantly stands, walks, stoops, bends, and reaches.
  • Occasionally lifts awkward, bulky and/or heavy objects, up to 60 pounds from ground level to waist or higher. Uses team lifting for objects weighing over 50 lbs.
  • Uses cart, dolly, or other equipment to carry in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Occasionally climbs, stoops, kneels, balances, reaches, crawls and crouches while performing office or work duties.
  • Verbal and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication through automated devices, such as telephones, radios, and similar; and interpersonal interactions.
  • Constant use of eye, hand and finger coordination while using custodial equipment.
  • Visual capacity enabling constant use of equipment.
  • Physical capacity to safely operate County machinery.
  • Must wear provided task appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Occasional exposure to blood borne pathogens, use of various types of cleaning equipment (vacuums, buffers, burnishers, autoscrubbers, pressure washers, etc.), occasional exposure to the cold. Occasional use of hand/power tools.
Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.
Frequently: Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.
Constantly: Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$14.72 - $22.08 Hourly
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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