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Facilities Utility Worker II

Department: Chelan County Court House
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $ 14.43 - $ 16.71 / Hourly  PW01-PW04
Posted: August 06, 2020
Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Job Location

Chelan County Court House 350 Orondo Avenue #301 Wenatchee, WA 98801


Chelan County Facilities Department is looking for a responsible Facility Utility crew member, within our Facility Department, who will help maintain our facilities. The external and internal appearance of a building reflects on the occupants. It is important for an incumbent to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises. An ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodial role focused on building upkeep. They will have great physical endurance to cover a large area with an eye for detail.

All incumbents clean and maintain materials, tools and equipment used in the performance of duties: perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures: maintain a safe and clean work environment: Maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepared standard reports: and consult and work with other trades workers. Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials. Incumbents are required to possess a Washington State Driver’s License for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and/or operate.

Examples of typical duties, responsibilities and abilities for each classification are not meant to be all inclusive or restrictive: incumbents may perform related work activities throughout the series.

The Facility Utility position is the skilled facility custodian classification. Incumbents in this classification perform a variety of custodial roles focused on building upkeep. Incumbents may independently perform a variety of semi-skilled facility maintenance functions under the direction of journey-level crafts worker on special assignments.


  • Esential Functions:

  • Report on time to the Supervisor, who is responsible for the direction of the custodial services in the facilities.

  • Incumbents shall respond to emergent calls that are occasionally outside of normal working hours.

  • Dust, clean, sanitize and restock restrooms using established practices and procedures

  • Dust and clean furniture, windows and various other surfaces

  • Sweep, mop, scrub, sanitize and/or vacuum floors and stairwells

  • Empty and clean trash containers

  • Vacuum and Shampoo Carpets

  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors

  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools: buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, and furniture etc.

  • Light maintenance duties, such as replacing light bulbs and the like

  • Lock and unlock assigned buildings: secure building when facilities are not in use, checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, and turn off lights

  • Perform cleaning and related activities such as deicing, removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs around buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment

  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.

  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies, and tools on an incidental basis.

  • Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products, First Aid, and CPR

  • Support and follow all County Policies and safety regulations and guidelines, etc.

  • While performing these duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate

  • Perform related duties as required

Ability to:

  • Ability to solve practical problems, work independently, safely and manage time wisely. Must be self-motivated and able to prioritize assigned work.

  • Able to regularly stand and walk, frequently lift and/or move up to 100lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move greater than 100 lbs.

  • Occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms

  • Ability to use a ladder when necessary

  • Able to operate tools, equipment and Microsoft Windows Office applications.

  • Able to listen, follow direction, pay attention to detail, organize

  • Read, write, speak, and comprehend English

  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Able to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful background check.
  • Possession of a valid Washington State Driver’s License.
  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-year custodial experience preferred but not required.

Additional Information

Swing Shift hours 5PM-1:30AM, M-F

Position open until filled.  To Apply submit cover letter, resume and chelan county application 

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