Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501



Job Title:

  Custodian I
Announcement #:  2803
Location:   Building Maintenance
Beginning Salary:       

$734.40 bi-weekly         

Closing Date:   March 21, 2017
Status:   Full-time



Under moderate supervision, performs semi-skilled routine custodial duties in city buildings and facilities requiring physical dexterity, replace supplies and perform other related work as necessary.

  • 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.
  • Maintain 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 supervisor informed as to supply status.
  • 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.

City of Lawton buildings and facilities.

  • 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 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.
    EOE/ AA Employer/Vets/Disability
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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.