Job Description

Overall Job Objective


The City of Littleton has an opening for a temporary Custodian to clean, sanitize, and maintain the appearance of city buildings. This position will work evenings from 4 pm to 12:30 am, Monday through Friday. This position is expected to last 6 to 9 months and is eligible for medical coverage.


The City of Littleton is a vibrant community south of Denver and is consistently voted as one of America’s Best Small Cities. Home to a charming and historic downtown, a variety of shopping venues, restaurants, parks and trails, there is a lot to offer to the wonderful people who live and work here.


The City of Littleton believes in attracting and retaining the best talent and our strategies include hiring in at market pay and career development opportunities. 


Starting pay at or near $17.23 per hour

Salary range: $12.92 - $21.54


This full-time temporary position is non-exempt per FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation.


This posting will remain open until finalists are identified or the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Dusts and washes desktops, counter tops, fixtures, elevators and other surfaces or cleanable objects in assigned buildings and areas
  • Cleans windows and glass or mirror surfaces to remove dirt, grease, or fingerprints.
  • Sweeps, vacuums carpet, cleans, mops, disinfects and sanitizes restroom floors, sinks, toilets, and mirrors.
  • Empties and disposes of trash and recycle containers in appropriate receptacles.
  • Observes and follows established City and department policies and procedures in the daily conduct of the job.
  • Performs other assignments and projects as required and mandated by supervisor. 
  • May remove stains from surfaces such as rugs, drapes, walls floors using chemicals and cleaning solutions. 
  • Addresses custodial concerns identified by customers. 
  • May serve as an Emergency Worker. 
  • Performs other similar assignments and projects as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; and
  • Six (6) months of experience as a building custodian; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and work experience that produces the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position may be considered.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, motor vehicle records check, drug screen and physical.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Thoroughness and strong attention to detail.
  • Time management skills and ability to work both effectively and efficiently.
  • Reliability and ability to adapt and change priorities as needed.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of cleaning commercial buildings.
  • Ability to operate push and hand brooms, electric vacuums and buffers, prepare and apply cleaning solutions and waxes, remove dirt, grease, dust, and fingerprints from surfaces.
  • Knowledge and ability to properly mix cleaning solutions according to manufacturer's instructions.





  • The work is performed mostly indoors at the Littleton Center. 
  • Long periods of standing or walking may be required. 
  • Requires frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling objects weighing up to 70 pounds with or without assistance; climbing stools and ladders to clean windows, walls, or change light bulbs; kneeling, bending, stooping, reaching, crouching, and handling to perform essential duties.
  • Work environment includes exposure to noise from vacuums and buffers; odors from cleaning solutions; dust, dirt, grease, water, and chemical compounds.
  • Personal Protection Equipment is mandatory while performing hazards duties.


Application Instructions

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