Human Resources

Job Announcement Description

Job Title:   Custodial Worker 
Department:   Administrative Services - Division of Facilities Management
Salary:    $15.35 - $17.50 per hour
How to Apply:
  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application.

Minimum Requirements:
A High School diploma or its equivalent.

It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass background checks as required for the position.


  • Performs all custodial and janitorial duties as assigned by the manager.
  • Performs light manual tasks as directed.
  • Cleans desk tops, sides and fronts; cleans furniture, phones, counters, pictures, ledges and window sills; empties ashtrays and trash.
  • Cleans and scrubs lavatories, commodes, urinals, and mirrors; replenishes lavatory supplies.
  • Cleans walls and panels; cleans stairwells and railings.
  • Mops and scrubs floors and cleans corners.
  • Cleans carpeting, baseboards and tile.
  • Strips and refinishes floor.
  • Performs other related duties as requested or required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Floor scrubbing machines and other equipment used in cleaning public buildings and institutions

Ability to:

  • Learn materials, methods, and equipment used in cleaning public buildings and institutions
  • Understand and follow simple oral and written instructions
  • To perform the physical aspects of normal cleaning work including the moving and lifting of furniture and equipment

Residency: Must become a resident of Allegheny County within one (1) year of appointment

Veteran's Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.



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