Maintenance Custodian

The City of Portsmouth is now accepting applications to fill two (2) Maintenance Custodian positions: One for 7:30am-3:30pm and one for 10pm-6am.

The purpose of this position is to maintain public buildings and grounds under his/her care in a safe, clean, sanitary, neat appearing, comfortable and fully functioning condition for use by its occupants.  These objectives are accomplished by performing routine maintenance work in operating building mechanical and electrical systems; repairing other building systems such as doorways, windows, locking devices, pumps, and plumbing fixtures; refinishing ceiling, wall and floor surfaces; maintaining trees, shrubs, grass and other plants adjacent to assigned buildings and performing all types of custodial work responsive to the needs of building occupants, weather conditions and special building uses or features such as gyms, pools, auditoriums and related equipment.  Performance is subject to review according to the City’s personnel plan through observation, reports and the results achieved.

The City offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes retirement, paid time off including vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, professional development, career growth, longevity incentives, and more!

Please visit Work with us | City of Portsmouth for more information.

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