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Montgomery County Government

Position Description

 

Job Title:

Lead Custodian

Department:

Libraries

Class Code:

D

Reports To:

Assistant Library Director

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Prepared By:

Libraries

Prepared Date:

October 2014

 SUMMARY

 This position supervises library custodial staff to ensure that library facilities are kept clean, sanitized, neat and orderly.

 EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE 

  • Adheres to Library Policies and Procedures
  • Acts as a role model within and outside the work environment
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Demonstrates awareness and understanding of the various internal and external cultures that utilize department services
  • Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
  • Meets Library productivity and quality standards
  • Maintains appropriate customer relations

  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Supervises, directs and evaluates four custodial staff, handling employee concerns and problems, assigning work, counseling, and recommending disciplinary and other personnel actions.
  • Oversees coordination of staff scheduling to ensure efficient customer service. May be required to cover for staff members that do not report to work during regular business hours or during night and weekend hours.
  • Coordinates volunteer’s efforts.
  • Trains custodial staff in all aspects of their jobs.
  • Performs general cleaning and trash removal in the library alongside other custodial staff.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms and bathroom fixtures to library standards; replenishes bathroom supplies as needed.
  • Performs regular inspections and addresses any areas requiring follow-up.
  • Sets up meeting rooms and moves furniture as required.
  • Maintains appropriate inventory of cleaning materials.
  • Responds to emergency spills and other incidents in a timely manner.      
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned, including light maintenance, such as painting.

 SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  •  Possesses considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the library and library management practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the job of Lead Custodian.
  • Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, computer operations, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and activities.
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with subordinates, members of the general public, and other groups involved in the activities of the Custodial department.
  • Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner.
  • Possesses good organizational, human relations, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment in supervision of subordinates.
  • Possesses the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply principles and methods utilized within the library.
  • Is proficient with computers.
  • Is able to read, understand, and interpret statistical and financial reports and related materials.

 MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma (or GED) required with some related custodial experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

 KNOWLEDGE OF JOB 

  • Has general knowledge of policies procedures and activities of the Public Library and library practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the job of custodian.
  • Has general knowledge of housekeeping and customer service practices as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.
  • Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental activities.
  • Is able to effectively communicate and interact with supervisors, members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of the department.
  • Has good organizational, human relations, and technical skills.
  • Is able to use independent judgment and work with little direct supervision when necessary.
  • Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The incumbent frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Must be physically able to operate a variety of cleaning equipment, move furniture and climb a ladder. The incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb or balance. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1966 (Section 1981) and 1964 (Title VI, VII,) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Equal Pay Act (EPA) and the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA).

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is a drug-free workplace. A drug test is required as part of the hiring process.

Use this link to view current job openings and to apply online through the Montgomery County Government: 

http://www.mcgtn.org/human-resources/employment

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Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1966 (Section 1981) and 1964 (Title VI, VII,) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Equal Pay Act (EPA) and the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA).

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is a drug-free workplace. A drug test and background check is required as part of the hiring process.


General Information

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is located in Clarksville, Tennessee. Clarksville is the fifth fastest-growing city in the nation according to the US Census. The current population of Montgomery County is over 180,000.

Clarksville was recently ranked by Business Week as “Tennessee’s Best Place to Raise Your Kids.” Its high ranking was based on many factors, including safety, school test scores, air quality and affordability. Clarksville is the home of Austin Peay State University and Ft. Campbell Army post featuring the 101st Airborne Division, and is situated near Nashville.

Montgomery County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.