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Facility Attendant (Lincoln Center)

at City of Fort Collins

Posted: 7/26/2019
Job Reference #: 2100

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Facility Attendant (Lincoln Center) (Hourly)
REQUISITION #: req2100
DEPARTMENT: Cultural Services
BENEFIT CATEGORY: Variable Hourly View Classifications & Benefits
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Fluctuating Hourly
HOURLY RATE: $14.00 or higher depending on qualifications
SELECTION PROCESS: Application deadline is Open until filled
You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer background check,drug test and fit for duty exam required.


The Facility Attendant is responsible for keeping all areas in the Lincoln Center in a clean, safe and client ready condition, conducts setup and strike of rental spaces, and conducts basic maintenance of equipment and facilities. Perform custodial duties, event room readiness, includes set/strike of tables, chairs, audio/visual equipment, and cleaning. Supervise use of the catering kitchen and act as dishwasher for in-house china service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive:

  • Functions as a member of a team or independently to provide event space, resources, and services to clients and patrons.
  • Uses computer software and printed documents to identify priorities and line out actions for shift.
  • Responsible for operational readiness while on duty. Remedies or reports deficiencies to supervisor.
  • Patrol, monitor and clean (dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, trash/recycle/compost removal, restrooms) all surfaces within the building including offices, meeting rooms, hallways, lobbies, restrooms, theatres, dressing rooms, other work areas, exterior event spaces and grounds.
  • Set/Strike (dismantle) rooms according to event reports and maps (tables, chairs, staging, presentation equipment, dance floor, linens, etc.).
  • Correctly set audio/visual equipment, troubleshooting to ensure full functionality. Maintains audio visual equipment and supplies, facilitates repairs, and maintains inventory.
  • Basic maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of light bulbs, toilets/urinals, dispensers, doors, chairs, tables, appliances, etc.
  • Maintain supply and equipment inventory counts and locations, keeping dispensers and closets stocked.
  • Washing dishes with a commercial dishwasher.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position is not responsible for the supervision of employees.

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Work without direct supervision, in a fast paced, everchanging environment. Use organization, stress and time management skills.
  • Ability to take initiative, complete assigned tasks, work through conflict and arrive at a resolution, and problem solve under time constraints.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers, participants and the public.
  • Ability to handle sensitive or stressful situations with tact, good judgement and diplomacy.
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with external and internal customers.
  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to operate a variety of office and audio visual equipment.
  • Ability to use table and chair dollies, kitchen equipment, carpet vacuum, snow blower, upholstery cleaner, floor/carpet equipment, hammer, screw drivers, ladders, paint equipment and various hand tools, standard office equipment including copiers, computers, audio visual equipment, and motor vehicles.
  • Ability to show sensitivity in dealing with all age groups, persons with disabilities, and a diverse population.
  • Ability to understand and apply department procedures and policies.
  • Physically able to perform custodial and events set up tasks.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, speak, understand and write.
  • One year custodial, janitorial, housekeeping, event setup, kitchen experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred.
  • Ability to apply reason, common sense, good judgment and understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to take direction from supervisor and act individually.
  • Ability to solve and implement practical solutions to problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and schedule form. Foresee and initiate proactive measures to insure program quality, customer service and facility integrity.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

CPR/First Aid/AED training preferred. Food Safety Certification preferred.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance at a height up to 20ft.; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to lift 50lbs. and push/pull up to 150lbs. as needed.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Walking long distances, on a multi level building using stairs, corridors
  • Physical/Labor intensive work including movement for up to 8 hours at a time
  • Manual dexterity enough to operate cleaning equipment and tools including ability to continually walk and frequently, bend, twist, kneel, stoop, reach, pull and push
  • Strength and stamina enough to operate cleaning equipment, move objects up to 50 pounds and bend, twist, stoop and reach above head in the performance of custodial duties. Push wheeled items up to 150 lbs
  • Vision enough to operate cleaning equipment and distinguish between chemical agents
  • Make continuous or repetitive arm-hand movements including tasks requiring a full range of motion to reach up and out
  • Use of and climbing of ladders
  • Communication skills enough to interpret work schedules, job duties and convey information to supervisor

Work Environment:

The facility has a dynamic and changing event and activity schedule. Employee will be asked to work variable hours including early morning, afternoon, evening, and late-night shifts both during the week, weekends and some holidays. Employees will be asked to work alone or as an unsupervised team. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities. Please call (970) 221-6535 for assistance.

The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to gender (regardless of gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age 40 years or older, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by law. For the purpose of this City policy “sexual orientation” means a person’s actual or perceived orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality.


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