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Company: Government jobs
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


Job Summary: Performs a variety of cleaning and minor building maintenance/repair activities in and around assigned Zoo exhibits/facilities. This position ensures that the general public and staff enjoy a clean and safe environment.

Examples Of Duties

Essential Job Functions

An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential duties:

  • Perform general cleaning and housekeeping inside building over an assigned area such as cleaning and sanitizing public restrooms, vacuuming and disinfecting floors, washing windows, dusting furniture, and emptying trash cans.
  • Assist with maintaining outside cleanliness of grounds by picking up litter/trash, emptying trash containers, hosing down ramps/patios, clearing pathways, sidewalks, parking lots, and drives.
  • Assist guests with directions or questions and provide excellent Guest Service.
  • Clean up after special events.
  • Run light machinery for designated area like floor scrubbers or floor waxing machines or minor building repairs.
  • Perform minor maintenance duties as needed.
    Non-Essential Job Functions

    • Perform other duties as assigned.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's) for Position

      An employee in this class must have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities upon application:


      • Cleaning equipment and supplies used for cleaning work.
      • General gas-powered equipment, Power Washers, Vacuums, Power Sweepers, and Leaf Blowers.
      • General building maintenance methods and practices, including painting, and floor stripping, and waxing.
      • Safety Data Sheets (SDS) concerning blood borne pathogens.
      • Oklahoma City Zoological Park's programs, activities, exhibits, and events.
      • Policies, practices, and procedures of the department.
      • Policies and procedures of the Oklahoma City Zoological Park.
        • Understanding and following instructions and directions.
        • Strong sensory skills, such as eyesight, hearing, balance, and dexterity.
        • Interpersonal and communication skills.

          • Operate a variety of hand/power tools including reading a measuring tape.
          • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and the public.
          • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
          • Working in an environment subject to constant interruptions and quickly changing priorities.
          • Practice safe work methods, identifying work place hazards, and using appropriate safety equipment.
          • Must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and during emergency situations such as dictated by weather.
            Physical Demands
            • Required to walk, sit and stand for periods of time.
            • Push, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs.
            • Bend, stoop, kneel, and move intermittently throughout the day.
            • May be exposed to fumes, odors, dust, moving mechanical parts and vehicles.
            • Exposure to extreme weather conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, snow and ice.
            • Exposure to potentially dangerous animals. Typical Qualifications

              Experience Required: One (1) year working in custodial housekeeping Or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the job.


              01 Are you at least 18 years of age?
              • Yes
              • No

                02 Are you able to work evening shifts?
                • Yes
                • No

                  * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, Oklahoma City , Custodian, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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