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Employment Opportunities

Day/Evening Porter (Custodian)

  • Type:Limited Term
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.00 - $11.00/hr
  • Posted Date:07/10/2017
Provo Recreation Center
Parks and Recreation Department

Part-time Regular Position

Positions Available: 20 

Essential Duties: This is a custodial position at the Provo Recreation Center in the Provo City Parks and Recreation Department. The individual appointed to this position will be required to perform the following duties: use industrial janitorial equipment; clean and maintain the facility, building interior and exterior, and offices by doing the following: sweep, mop, and clean floors; clean and wash glass, woodwork, and windows; dust and clean furniture, maintenance equipment, and other furnishings; responsible for daily cleaning of restrooms, locker rooms and other storage areas. Additionally, employee may be required to perform other related work as required.

Minimum Requirements: Any training or experience which would demonstrate an ability to perform the work. Previous custodial work is desirable.

License: Valid, lawful driver's license is required at time of appointment. Applicant may be disqualified on the basis of an unacceptable driving record as reflected by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Wage: $10.00 - $11.00 per hour. Payment will be made by direct deposit.

Hours: Approximately 15-20 hours per week. Day Porter will work in the morning/afternoon--9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Evening Porter will work evenings--5:00 PM to 10:00 PM or 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM.  Schedule may vary and will be discussed in interview.

Selection Factors: Knowledge of safety principles as they relate to the work. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, work in busy environments, and maintain effective working relationships with staff and co-workers.

Physical/Environmental Factors: Work requires manual and physical labor, bending, climbing ladders, medium to heavy lifting, and periodic exposure to adverse weather conditions, caustic chemicals and cleaners, and other varied physical activities associated with performing the essential duties of the job.

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience, skills, knowledge, and education. Selection may be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.

Pre-employment Testing: Prior to appointment, applicant will be required to successfully pass a drug screening and background investigation. Individuals with unsatisfactory drug screening results will be ineligible for appointment or application to any Provo City position for a minimum period of six (6) months.

Applications: Apply online at or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

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