Maintenance Custodian

City of Sun Prairie   Sun Prairie, WI   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on May 24, 2023
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Maintenance Custodian

Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Supervisor, this position will be responsible for the cleanliness, organization of each municipal facility. This position will perform a wide variety of custodial tasks and perform basic maintenance tasks and report any problems that are discovered.

Essential Job Functions

  • Make daily inspections of assigned buildings to determine work requirements
  • Sanitize restrooms, showers, and locker rooms as needed
  • Sweep, dust, and mop areas of the assigned buildings, including stairwells
  • Empty waste and recycling containers
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpet
  • Clean and maintain breakroom and appliance
  • Set up and take down furniture for building activities
  • Assist with supply delivery unloading and storage within facility 
  • Responsible for care, maintenance, and inventory of all cleaning products, supplies, and equipment
  • Ensure areas of building are secure and report any problems or areas of concern to supervisor
  • Establish and determine custodial program needs
  • Assist with contracted cleaning services
  • Perform minor repairs and routing maintenance of buildings, machinery, and equipment
  • Assist with snow removal, and salting around buildings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements of Work

High school diploma or GED equivalent. One to three years of previous sanitation, maintenance, or custodial experience is required, and a valid Wisconsin driver's license with a good standing driving record.

Knowledge of

  • Cleaning equipment and safety hazards
  • Tools, equipment, building codes, and building maintenance procedures

Ability to

  • Identify safety and building construction hazards
  • Work independently with minor supervisory consulting 
  • Follow oral and written instructions

Skill in

  • Small equipment and building maintenance repair

Other Job Functions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Must be able to lift various weights from floor to waist on a regular basis.  Specific tasks include lifting maintenance equipment, supplies, construction equipment or other items.
  • The worker must be able to move across a variety of terrain conditions including uneven ground.
  • The employee is required to operate heavy equipment, motor vehicles or snow removal equipment for long periods of time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.  
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Regular exposure to particularly demanding, unpleasant, strenuous, and/or hazardous elements such as dealing with inclement weather, operating heavy equipment, etc.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  
  • When assigned to emergency call duty, must respond, and if necessary, report to duty in all weather conditions and at all hours of the day or night.
The above is intended to describe the general content of the requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. 
The City of Sun Prairie is committed to advancing equity, honoring our diverse identity, and creating an inclusive culture. 

City of Sun Prairie

300 East Main Street
Sun Prairie , WI