Livingston County
  • 26-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Facility Services
  • Howell, MI, USA
  • 16.84-21.33 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

457, Wellness, EAP

Livingston County was named a 2022 Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press! Based solely on employee feedback, the Top Workplace title is a badge of honor for the County. With over 700 employees serving within 18 departments, 5 elected offices, and 5 Courts, Livingston County's top priority is providing effective and efficient services that improve the quality of life for all of our residents.

About Us:

We are located in Southeast Michigan and are one of the fastest growing counties in Michigan. Livingston County consists of 16 townships, 2 villages and 2 cities. The county contains a diverse mix of rural agricultural areas, historic downtowns, suburban development, lake-side living and large recreational lands. Home to two metro parks (Kensington and Huron Meadows), 3 state recreation areas (Island Lake, Brighton, and Pinckney), 1 state park (Lakelands Trail), 2 state game areas, 1 wildlife area, 2 Livingston County parks (Lutz and Fillmore), and numerous local parks, Livingston County has an abundance of recreational opportunities. Livingston County offers 163 park acres per 1,000 residents, more than any other county in Southeast Michigan.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Custodian/Shift Leader is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing County facilities and performing related custodial duties.


  • Optional Voluntary 457 Deferred Compensation plan
  • Up to $300 annual Wellness reimbursement* & $100 incentive for completing your annual physical & Health Assessment.
  • Employee Assistance Program

* Pro-rated based on the DOH

Pay Rate Information:

The Custodian position is a non-union/part-time position and starting pay is $16.84/hr. This position is eligible for step pay increases within our Non-Union Grade 1 wage scale. Top end of the current wage scale for this position is $21.33/hr. This position is approx. 19 hours per week. Working hours are flexible; Monday through Thursday - 4 hour shifts, Friday - 3 hour shift. Work shifts can be early morning or afternoon.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Receives training in techniques and chemicals. Selects the proper chemicals and supplies required for the effective safe cleaning and sanitization of County facilities.
  2. Sweeps, mops, and vacuums hard surfaces, furniture, vents or carpeted floors.
  3. Washes, strips and waxes equipment and floors, performs carpet cleaning and other treatment to floor surfaces
  4. Dusts and or disinfects furniture, windows, ledges, and other areas. Performs spot cleaning and disinfecting of glass, fixtures and other surfaces.
  5. Operates electric floor cleaning machines, automatic buffers, and carpet cleaning machines.
  6. Empties wastebaskets, changes liners, and removes garbage from County facilities.
  7. Cleans County bathrooms, lunchrooms and other common areas requiring strong adherence to sanitizing techniques.
  8. Performs special projects in cleaning and refinishing using any or all of the above procedures.
  9. May assist with snow removal or outside tasks if so directed by operational need.
  10. Performs other duties as directed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED and one year of experience in cleaning and/or building maintenance.
  • The County, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience.
  • Ability to learn the principles and practices of properly cleaning and sanitizing a variety of buildings and facilities.
  • Ability to learn and properly apply the various cleaning products and their uses and safely operating a variety of custodial equipment.
  • Ability to learn safety procedures and comply with written and oral procedures and work-related assignments.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with County employees, contractors to the County, representatives of other governmental units, professional contacts, elected officials, and the public.
  • Ability to assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and in emergency situations.
  • Ability to use of office equipment and technology sufficient to maintaining required records or work documentation.
  • Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, climb, use hands and fingers, talk, hear, and view work environment. The employee uses hand strength to grasp tools and may climb ladders. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, such as to operate and repair vibrating machinery, use cleaning apparatus etc., and operate electric equipment. The employee must lift or push/pull objects of up to 50 lbs. without assistance. Accommodation will be made, as needed, for employees required to lift or move objects that exceed this weight.

The typical work environment of this job is inside a building where the noise level is quiet and sometimes moderate. Though applicable safety procedures are documented and utilized, the incumbent may be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic materials, individuals and situations in the course of performing required duties. Exposure to outside weather conditions is also experienced in the job.

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