Janitor - Extra-Help Janitor

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Custodial and Janitorial
  • Salary: $2,506.40 - $3,050.67 Monthly USD

Job Description

Examples of Duties
This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help pay rate is up to a maximum of $14.46 per hour. Extra-Help employees are not entitled to County benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Conducts major cleaning of assigned facilities.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms, empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications, strip, seal, finish, and polish floors.
  • Notify managers concerning the need for repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees. Cleans and maintains furnishings by cleaning, dusting and polishing furniture, woodwork, metal work and cabinets.
  • Cleans stairways, hallways, rest rooms, offices, lobbies, ceilings, walls, window shades, light fixtures, interior glass partitions and venetian blinds.
  • Assists in moving and arranging furniture and equipment.
  • May operate County vehicles to deliver and pick up supplies, equipment and other items as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience:
Some janitorial experience in a commercial or equivalent environment is preferable.

License:
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.
Essential Functions
Essential Functions include the ability to:
  • Perform cleaning, waste removal and equipment & furniture moving in County offices.
  • Communicate effectively with others in writing, in person and over the telephone.
  • Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses.
  • Perform job duties under stressful conditions.
  • Respond appropriately to situations.
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
  • Lift and move with help objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Provide outstanding customer service.
  • Frequent sitting or standing for extended periods.
  • Occasional walking for extended periods over uneven terrain.
  • Occasional climbing stairs or ladders.
  • Driving, pushing/pulling and bending/squatting.
  • Constant use of overall visual capabilities.
  • Frequent use of color perception, hand/eye coordination, reading and/or close up work; occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision.
  • Normal dexterity with constant holding, frequent grasping, reaching, repetitive motion and occasional use of hand and shop tools and equipment.
  • Constant hearing normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone and in person;
  • Occasional exposure to physical and chemical agents.
  • Occasional overtime, weekend, and holiday assignments
  • Frequent exposure to outdoor conditions and indoor industrial conditions including heat/cold, dust, chemical residues, allergens, odors, and poor ventilation.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function.


Knowledge of:
  • Janitorial supplies and cleaning methods.
  • Proper use of janitorial equipment.
  • Proper use of materials and procedures used for cleaning purposes.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.


Ability to:
  • Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Read and write at the level required for successful job performance.
  • Work on own initiative without close supervision.


HOLIDAYS & LEAVES

VACATION

10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours).

SICK LEAVE

.0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria.

HOLIDAYS

Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.

BEREAVEMENT LEAVE

Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.

INSURANCE

HEALTH INSURANCE


County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County.

County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan.


DISABILITY INSURANCE

State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium.

LIFE INSURANCE

$10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.

RETIREMENT

DEFERRED COMPENSATION


The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable.


MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount.

EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS.

EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP )

MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services.

For more information log on to members.mhn.com.

EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS

The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.

For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary


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This recruitment is being established to fill both full time and part time positions. Please indicate below all types of work you would be willing to accept:
  • Full Time Only
  • Part Time Only
  • Either Full Time or Part Time


02

Do you possess a valid California Driver's License?
  • Yes
  • No


Required Question

Job Address

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