Custodian

Park Region is a dynamic and innovative regional communications company with an immediate opening for a hardworking, detailed and results orientated Custodian. The position is responsible for providing custodial and light maintenance services to ensure that all Park Region offices, facilities, buildings, and grounds are safe, clean, and well maintained.

Job Title:              Custodian

Department:         Business Operations

Reports To:          Business Operations Manager

FLSA Status:        Non-Exempt

Hours:                   40 hours per week / Typical office hours are 8-5pm, position will  require some hours either before or after for duties that cannot be completed while the office is open, exact hours will be determined in partnership with the right candidate

Location:              Fergus Falls and Underwood, MN

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and breakrooms using established practices and procedures
  • Sweeps, mops, and vacuums floors, may shampoo carpets or schedule and provide direction to contracted services
  • Cleans/dusts walls, ceilings, and woodwork
  • Empties/cleans wastebaskets and trash containers
  • Cleans, dusts, and maintains furniture
  • Responsible for recycling
  • Maintains a neat and orderly supply area; ensures cleaning and maintenance supplies are stocked
  • Washes accessible interior windows and ensures the outside windows have been cleaned to expectation by outside contracted service
  • Performs minor repairs and maintenance
  • Assists with painting and general upkeep
  • Replaces light bulbs and notifies the Facilities Maintenance Technician of fluorescent lighting needs
  • Assists with the setup of facilities for meetings, training sessions, and events
  • May assist with employee and office relocations
  • Uses and maintains assigned equipment and tools
  • Moves furniture, equipment, supplies and tools as required
  • Laundering of cleaning towels and rags
  • Performs limited grounds maintenance such as planting and watering landscape plants and shoveling
  • Assists with holiday and seasonal decorating
  • Ensures custodial supplies are labeled and stored safely
  • Participates in ongoing training to keep abreast of developments and the skills needed to perform the job
  • Assists in identifying safety hazards and working with others to ensure that the issue(s) are resolved in a timely manner
  • Monthly fire extinguisher, emergency lighting, emergency kit, and first aid kit audits and replenishment/repair
  • Coordination of yearly contracted services fire extinguisher audit
  • Serves on the Safety Committee
  • Manage the inventory of cleaning, breakroom, and bathroom supplies
  • Tracks expenses, approve & submit invoices within area of responsibility
  • Travel to central offices for cleaning and safety work on occasion
  • Complete work with discretion and confidentiality
  • Assist other departments as needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of safety hazards and proper use of various cleaning and sanitizing solutions
  • Ability to use operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Interpretation of safety data sheets and ability to work with hazardous chemicals
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to comply with budgetary responsibilities
  • Willing to receive and provide feedback in a positive and productive manner
  • Strong multitasker
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and team orientated
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about field of expertise
  • Comply with casual dress code while working in a professional environment as a representative of Park Region

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School education or GED equivalent
  • Experience preferred, however, willing to train and develop a new hire
  • General computer knowledge and able to use a simple spreadsheet, word document, and email

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

LICENSES & CERTIFICATES REQUIRED

A valid Class D Motor Vehicle License Required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Park Region is in the heart of the lakes area and offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Benefits include affordable medical, free dental, 401(k) and discounted company services to name a few.

If you are qualified and interested in joining our team please submit a cover letter of application, resume and/or company application to careers@parkregion.com.

Attn: Tina Frigaard, HR Manager

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 24th, end of day

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tina Frigaard | Human Resources Manager | Park Region Companies

Direct 218.826.8327 | Fax 218.826.6298 | tina.frigaard@parkregion.com

Park Region Telephone Company is an equal opportunity employer.