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Nebraska Public Power District Part-Time Custodian in Columbus, Nebraska

Part-Time Custodian


Columbus, NE, US, 68602-0499

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Custodian located at Columbus General Office in Columbus . Position closes August 4, 2021, at 11:59 Central Time.

The incumbent will work five days a week from 4:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

This position will report to the Columbus Facility Services Supervisor.

Position Summary

A Custodian II cleans, maintains and performs housekeeping activities for the assigned facilities. Incumbent may repair furniture, equipment and interior of the assigned facilities and may maintain the exterior of the facilities and grounds.

Custodian II - Determined by the following business need(s): " A facility has only one full-time custodian assigned to it. Incumbent is responsible for cleaning, maintaining and repairing furniture, equipment and the interior of the assigned facility. The Custodian II may be required to participate in the development, presentation, and implementation of emergency/evacuation plans as the plan relates to the assigned facility.

The Custodian II serves as a peer resource to others in the custodial services work groups. Incumbent may assign work, and monitor status of project/work completion. Incumbent may be delegated select staff administrative duties, however, is not accountable for overall administration and/or performance. Incumbent is responsible for cleaning, maintaining and repairing furniture, equipment and the interior of the building and as well as maintaining the exterior of the building including grounds.

Education, Training and Experience

High School or GED required. A valid Nebraska's driver license is required. Custodial seminars or training is preferred. Previous custodial/janitorial experience is preferred. Mechanical training and/or experience a plus.

Licenses and/or Certifications


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Maintain the cleanliness of the assigned facility's floors including vacuuming, shampooing, and carpet repair. Mopping, stripping, waxing, and painting. Operate related floor care equipment. Clean and maintain restrooms, breakrooms, and locker rooms. Dispose of biohazard containers located throughout the facility. Assist with and perform repairs as needed to plumbing fixtures, including adjusting water pressure. Maintain waste lines, floor drains, and clean-outs for proper operation. Dust and clean office furniture, walls, fixtures and equipment; clean, touch up or paint walls, ceilings and doors; clean windows, blinds and interior glass panels. Clean and maintain facility entry ways. Empty wastepaper baskets and recyclable containers as appropriate. Maintain inventory of custodial supplies and reorder as needed. Understand and maintain MSDS sheets of custodial used chemicals.

Maintain the exterior grounds of the facilities. Operate and maintain lawn mowing, edging, and trimming equipment. Trim trees and shrubs; maintain flowers and other plants. Identify and report poor lawn conditions. Remove snow and deice sidewalks, crosswalks, walk lanes, parking lots, and loading docks. Use snow blowers and/or shovels (including evenings and weekends).

Prepare conference rooms for requested meetings as necessary. This includes setting up and taking down tables and chairs. Turn lights on at the beginning of shift and off at end of shift. As necessary, complete various errands using an NPPD vehicle.

Assemble, repair, and relocate office furniture and workstations. Tear down and rebuild modular wall systems. Assist with lamp replacement on all electrical fixtures; be familiar with main breakers and circuit breakers location. Check and adjust time on clocks; check fire alarm system and startup and shut down of HVAC equipment.

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

Customer Focus

Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion


Public Service/Environmental Stewardship


Salary Information - Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for growth.

Pay Grade - 3

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range: $ 13.20 - $ 15.84

Travel Required: Up to 25% (With no or minimal overnight stays, less than 3 per month, typically within state of Nebraska) Travel required may fluctuate by business need. This is an estimate and will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.

Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.

Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the contributions of its diverse work force. We are only legally able to hire persons who are 1) a United States citizen or national, 2) a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or 3) an alien legally authorized to work in the United States.

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Right to Work


Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision