Custodian I

Support: Building Maintenance


$26,714 Per Year


Full City Benefits Package

The City of St. George covers 100% of the premiums for the High Deductible health plan for full-time employees and their qualified dependents. New hires also receive 2 weeks of vacation time during their first year of employment, one of which is available to the employee the first day of employment. To find out more about our benefits package, please click the link below:

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Job Description

Salary Range

Custodian I Starting Salary Range: 24 ($26,714/year)

Individuals hired in this position have the opportunity to progress up to $40,072/year, which is the maximum salary for this position as of December 2020.


Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Custodial Supervisor, performs a full range of regular and recurring custodial duties in City of St. George facilities.


Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics.  The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

1.            Performs general custodial responsibilities in City facilities based on needs of the facility, including, but not limited to:  cleans, sanitizes, and deodorizes rest rooms, including fixtures, toilets, sinks, and urinals; replenishes supplies in restrooms; sweeps, vacuums, mops, waxes, strips, and polishes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpet using manual and power equipment; empties, cleans, and disinfects waste cans and other trash receptacles; dusts and cleans woodwork, walls, and windows using common cleaning equipment and products; sweeps sidewalks and entrances; cleans and dusts furniture; and replaces light bulbs.

2.            Moves and arranges office and building furniture and equipment.

3.            Keeps equipment and supplies in order and requests re-supply when needed from the City Building Custodial Supervisor.

4.            Assists in maintaining security of the City facilities by locking and unlocking the building according to pre-scheduled event roster, and completes regular security checks of facilities.

5.            Assists in the setup/takedown for scheduled functions at City Hall, i.e., set up chairs, tables, etc.

6.            Identifies and reports safety hazards.

7.            Performs related duties as required.


Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Moderately heavy physical activity exerting 25-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently.  Physical demands include climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, and feeling.  Exposure to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation.  Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.  Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior. 

Minimum Qualifications


Education, Experience, Licenses and/or Certifications:

Custodian I

•         Entry level.  No experience or high school diploma required. 

•         Must be 18 years old or older.

•         Valid driver license.  A valid Utah driver license must be obtained within 60 days and maintained throughout period of employment.

•         CPR and First Aid certifications must be obtained within probation period.

•         Team Specialist certifications (4) must be obtained within probation period.

•         All accredited certifications must be kept current.  Failure to do so may result in loss of position


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

•         Methods, materials, and equipment used in building custodial work.

•         Safe work practices.

Skills in:

•         Performing various cleaning, disinfecting, and maintenance activities.

Ability to:

•         Clean and maintain assigned areas and equipment.

•         Read and interpret labels on chemicals and supplies.

•         Operate, use, and care for a variety of building maintenance equipment, including sweepers, wet and dry vacuum cleaners, mop wringers, brooms, mops, waxes, and other cleaning materials and equipment.

•         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and those contacted in the scope of work.

•         Perform indoor and outdoor manual labor.

•         Understand and follow oral and written directions.

•         Work independently in the absence of supervision.

•         Work rotating shifts as needed.

To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position is open until filled. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.