Custodian (Part-Time)

Description :

                      CLASS TITLE:  Custodian (Part-Time)




Responsible for performing custodial duties, minor maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that municipal buildings and facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.




  • Vacuums, sweeps, mops, seals, waxes and polishes floors; washes walls, woodwork and windows; dusts furniture.
  • Prepares rooms for meetings and cleans and rearranges furniture.
  • Empties wastebaskets and trashcans.
  • Polishes brass, other metals and fixtures.
  • Cleans, services and supplies appropriate dispensers in restrooms.
  • Performs cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs within the common areas of assigned building(s) and grounds.  Spreads snow melting chemicals as required. 
  • Washes accessible interior and exterior windows. Cleans blinds.
  • Manually moves heavy furniture, equipment and supplies.
  • Stocks refrigerators as needed.
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Reports and responds to emergency calls for custodial assistance.
  • Performs light maintenance work as required. 
  • Performs other work as necessary and or as assigned.
  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. 



The Custodian reports directly to an assigned Department Head. 


The Custodian does not have any direct reports or supervisory responsibilities.




Training and Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent is preferred but not required.  Previous custodial experience preferred but not required.


Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Good knowledge of manual labor work practices, methods, tools and materials of varied general maintenance work; and good knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work. Knowledge of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces; proper use of a wide range of chemicals and handling and disposing of hazardous materials with care.  Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to use various types of tools and custodial equipment; and the ability to courteously and tactfully communicate with fellow workers, supervisors, other members of the organization and the public in giving and receiving information. 


Physical Requirements:  The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.  On a case-by-case basis, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, arm and hand steadiness and finger dexterity will be needed enough to use a key board and telephone.  Frequent walking, standing, lifting and carrying of objects up to 60 pounds, balancing, bending, handling, climbing, twisting, kneeling and repetitive movements.  Vision, speech, hearing and feeling sufficient to perform essential tasks.  Punctuality and reasonable attendance is essential.     Must submit to drug screening and fitness to work physical exam.


Licenses and Certificates:  Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class D driver’s license is required.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  Work in this classification is consistent indoors and outdoors.  Will travel within City as required. 


STARTING PAY:  $9.00/hr.


WORK HOURS:  Work hours will vary according to need including evenings, weekends and holidays.


WORK LOCATION:  City of Muskogee Parks and Recreation Department, Recreation Division, Swim and Fitness Center, 566 North 6th Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.


Contact :

RESUMES MAY BE SUBMITTED BUT WE REQUIRE THAT OUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ALSO.  The employment application can be found on our website:  Just click on “Menu” at the top left side of the page (in the green bar), then under that go to “Departments” & click on “Human Resources”, then click on “Links and Downloads” on the left hand side of the page, then click on “Applications” (toward the bottom of the page), then click on “Employment Application” (print and fill out) or “Fillable Employment Application” (fill out online), or one can be faxed, emailed, or mailed to you or you can pick one up from the City of Muskogee Human Resources Department at 229 West Okmulgee Street (the three story red brick building (Muskogee Municipal Building) at the southeast corner of 3rd and Okmulgee Streets).  The Human Resources Department is located on the First Floor, Room 102.  Applications can be returned to the same address or by mail:  City of Muskogee, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 1927, Muskogee, OK  74402-1927; by fax:  918-684-6223; or by email:  If you should have any questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 918-684-6221 or inquire in person at the address above or fax or email (above).


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  There is no deadline for applications for this position – it will be open until filled.



Deadline for Applying : Open until filled