Custodian - F/T

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Public Works Department

The Town of Blacksburg is seeking an enthusiastic, customer service oriented individual to work as custodian in various Town facilities.  This position will mop, strip and wax tile floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets; spray-buff tile floors; clean woodwork, windows, doors and walls; dust furniture and fixtures; clean lavatories and replace lavatory supplies; and dispose of waste and recycling. Employee may also be responsible for locking offices and buildings after cleaning. 

Knowledge of the standards and practices of custodial work is required.  Successful applicants must have the ability to operate and care for the tools and equipment (vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, etc.) used in general custodial work.  In addition, applicants must be able to understand and follow instructions.

This position requires each of the following: a valid Virginia driver’s license; an excellent driving record; and the ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds for a distance of up to 50 feet.  Previous custodial experience is preferred. A high school diploma or GED is also preferred. Scheduled working hours for this position will be 3:30 PM – 12:00 AM Tuesday through Saturday with other hours assigned as required to cover vacations, holidays and emergency situations.  A satisfactory post-offer, pre-employment criminal background investigation will be required of the selected applicant.

Starting salary range is $21,731/year - $23,904/year, depending upon qualifications. The Town of Blacksburg offers benefits that include fully paid employee medical, dental and vision insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance (as applicable) and life insurance. Retirement benefits are provided through the Virginia Retirement System. Direct Deposit of pay is required for all full-time employees.

A Town of Blacksburg application is required for this position by 5:00 PM on Friday, May 31, 2019. Applications are available at the Human Resources Office located in the Municipal Building at 300 South Main Street, Blacksburg, VA, 24060, or may be downloaded at Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application process may call 540-443-1020 (voice) or utilize the Virginia Relay Center at 711 (TDD). 

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