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Custodian Position

General Statement of Duties:  Performs routine building cleaning tasks; does related work as required.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:  This is repetitive manual work, requiring efficient performance of simple building cleaning and maintenance duties.  A custodian works under general supervision on routine recurring assignments, receiving specific instructions on each new or unusual assignment.  The work is occasionally reviewed by inspection.

Examples of Work:  (Illustrative only)

  1. Sweeps, strips, buffs and mops floors, and vacuums and shampoos carpets;

  2. Washes windows and polishes furniture;

  3. Dusts woodwork, furniture and other articles; Picks up paper and debris on grounds;

  4. Cleans rest rooms and replenishes supplies, empties wastebaskets and trash cans;

  5. Makes minor repairs to buildings, building equipment and furniture;

  6. Replaces light bulbs

  7. Supervises inmate’s and court appointed workers

  8. Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Some knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment, and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; thoroughness; dependability; good physical condition.

Acceptable Experience Training:  Preferably some building cleaning experience and preferably high school graduation or GED; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities;

Drug test, background check and valid DMV issued driver’s license.

Reports to maintenance/housekeeping supervisor.

Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the County’s website.  The deadline for submission is the close of business, Monday, March 5, 2018.

EE/AA/EEO           David L. Cox
                             Interim County Administrator


(Ongoing Opportunities Available)

Student Intern Positions for G.I.S. Development

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office accepts University of Virginia's College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College student interns to work on the Wise County Geographic Information System data development.

College credit may be obtained for working on a research demonstration project relating to Geographical Information System (GIS) applications through either UVa's College at Wise or MECC.  Students should contact Circuit Court Clerk Jack Kennedy directly about the program.

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office is partnering with NASA's Langley Research Center's Digital Earth Virtual Environment and Learning Outreach Project (DEVELOP).  The goal is to expand the GIS into 3-D visualization and remote sensing studies of Wise County by Wise County students.

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