Custodian II, Building Maintenance - 3300

Career Purpose

Supervises the daily cleaning and maintenance operations for city buildings and facilities. Performs semi-skilled routine custodial duties in city buildings and facilities requiring physical dexterity, replace supplies and perform other related work as necessary.


  • Oversees assigned custodial team.
  • Coordinates work schedules to ensure timely and effective completion of maintenance and care of city building and facilities.
  • Inventories and maintains a stock of custodial supplies.
  • Sweep, mop, scrub, wax and buff floors, hallways, stairways and restrooms. Vacuum and shampoo carpets.
  • Collect and remove waste paper and trash from offices, halls and restrooms. Wash walls, windows, mirrors, light fixtures and drinking fountains.
  • Dust, clean and maintain furniture, fixtures, windowsills and railings.
  • Replace light bulbs and minor painting
  • Clean and disinfect toilets, washbowls and urinals. Replenish towels, tissues, soaps and other restroom supplies.
  • Responsible for the security of buildings at all times. Secure doors and windows during non-business hours. Turn lights on and off. Lock and unlock doors.
  • Assist in loading, unloading and moving of supplies, equipment and furniture up to 50 pounds.
  • Report needs for building repairs. Keep Building Maintenance Supervisor informed as to supply status.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Six months janitorial experience
  • Knowledge of modern and efficient janitorial methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary in general building maintenance and custodial work.
  • Ability to operate and maintain vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers, polisher, carpet cleaner and other necessary custodial equipment.
  • Possess a valid class D drivers license and acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to work extended hours or evening, night or weekend shifts. May be required to return to work in emergency situations.
  • Pass a criminal background check.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds aided by other employees or mechanical devices. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristic described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud


The personal contacts are typically with employees of the same and other departments may include occasional outside contacts. The purpose of the contacts is to plan and coordinate work efforts, provide input and advice and resolve problems by influencing and motivating. The persons contacted typically have mutual goals and basically cooperative attitudes.


First Application Review:

The first application review date will commence on April 29, 2021.  All application submitted after that date will be placed in a separate folder awaiting the outcome of the initial review.  Should none of the original applicants be selected, the second set will be available for review.


Safety Sensitive:

This position is a “safety sensitive” position as defined by the US DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations, the Oklahoma Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act and/or Oklahoma Medical Marijuana laws. The “safety sensitive” positions in the following categories may be subject to periodic random drug testing pursuant to City of Lawton Administrative Policy 3-02: Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace. Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana. The categories listed are inclusive of City of Lawton jobs only.

  1. Police Officers or Peace Officers;
  2. Employees authorized to carry firearms;
  3. Employees with drug interdiction responsibilities;
  4. Employees that work in direct contact with inmates;
  5. Employees engaged in activities which directly affect the safety of others.



The duties listed in this description 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 if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.  

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability status or genetic information. Persons selected for employment into any position must pass a drug test. Some positions may require passing an alcohol test. Previous employment and any additional experience will be subject to verification prior to employment processing. A driver’s license and driving record check will be conducted if driving is a job requirement. A post offer employment medical examination may be conducted prior to job placement.

Vacancy #
Closing Date
Career Type
$866.40 Bi-weekly
Hiring Organization
Parks and Recreation

How To Apply ?

Application Instructions

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