• Custodian

    Starting Rate
    USD $15.00/Hr.
  • Overview

    Team up with Lea County!

    What do we do?

    Our purpose is to make a difference in the community, to make Lea County a better, safer, and more enjoyable place to live. And it’s our employees who make that happen. Our employees serve in positions as diverse as clerk, administrative assistant, accountant, attorney, detention officer, engineer, IT professional, maintenance technician, mechanic, heavy equipment operator, law enforcement officer, supervisor, and manager, to name only a few.

    What do we have to offer you?

    Challenging opportunities to serve your community and make a difference, a diverse and dynamic work environment, plus a full range of benefits; including competitive pay, professional development opportunities, health, vision and dental insurance, vacation, holidays, sick, and military leave time, a retirement program, and more.

    What can you bring to us?

    In order to meet tomorrow’s changing realities, we are constantly seeking outstanding employees who can help us improve our systems, processes, and technologies - today. 


    Essential Duties



    • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.


    • Responsible for a wide variety of cleaning and general custodial services within County facilities as directed.


    • Empties trash and removes to outside trash containers. Changes lining in trash containers as needed.


    • Dusts and cleans desks, chairs, cabinets, telephones, and other furniture/equipment on a regular schedule as directed.


    • Cleans window sills and dust mops tile floors on a regular basis as directed.


    • Vacuums carpets on a daily basis and spot clean carpets as needed. Wet mops tile floors as needed.


    • Thoroughly cleans window blinds within offices approximately once every month.


    • Within restrooms, performs the following duties on a daily basis: empty trash, sweep floor, clean wash basins, clean toilet facilities, clean walls on bathroom stalls, clean mirrors and wet mop the floor.


    • As needed, replaces soap and paper product supplies in restrooms and sanitizes restroom floor.


    • On staircases, sweeps and wet mops stairs on a regular basis as directed.


    • Cleans vending machines, cabinets, doors, bulletin boards, frames and glass cases as needed.


    • Cleans inside of windows in facilities as needed.


    • Monitors level of supplies available and informs supervisor when new supplies are required.


    • Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision.


    • May be required to work irregular hours, overtime, evenings or weekends.


    • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.




    • Three months previous custodial/janitorial experience preferred.


    Certification, Skills and Licenses:


    • Must demonstrate literacy sufficient to read and comprehend labels and instructions.


    • Must have valid New Mexico driver's license if required to operate County vehicles.


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