General Helper - Custodial
The General Helper in this position will be assigned to the Custodial Unit
Under close supervision, performs entry-level building custodial work. Duties include, but are not limited to sweeping, mopping, vacuuming carpeting, dusting, cleaning, polishing furniture and fixtures, emptying wastebaskets, cleaning and stocking lavatories with supplies; moving furniture, supplies and equipment and may unload and store freight delivered to buildings. Is alert to hazards and follows department safety and emergency procedures.
After successful completion of a six (6) month probationary period, General Helpers are promoted to a higher level classification such as Animal Shelter Attendant, Custodial Worker I, Maintenance Laborer, Parks Helper, Groundskeeper I and/or Parks Maintenance Aide, depending upon the assigned division.
Note: This position works second shift, which can vary from 4:00 pm to 1:30 am.
At the time of application, the applicant must:
1. Have passed their 18th birthday; OR be at least 16 years old and a high school graduate; OR have completed the state requirements for the General Educational Development Test (GED); OR be an emancipated minor.
2. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this classification.
NOTE: A valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license will be required for certain positions. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
3. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.