Human Resources


Open until filled

This position within the Municipal Services Department performs manual custodial functions related to the care, upkeep, and preservation of municipal facilities and may provide support to other Facility Technician positions.  Maintains a variety of floor coverings, washes windows, cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies, moves office equipment and furniture, replaces light bulbs, maintains security of assigned building, empties waste containers and removes all trash to disposal areas, dusts, and vacuums upholstered furniture.  Cleans and maintains City Hall, Central Police Building and Jail, and various municipal buildings.  May need to operate motor vehicle and drive to other City locations to haul and deliver supplies, to conduct City business and to perform related work as requested.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED and one to two years related experience in custodial maintenance; or any combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  Must possess a valid Driver’s License.  Must complete required NIMS level training within first six months of hire.  Knowledge of: General housekeeping, proper use of cleaning equipment and chemicals, proper English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary. Skill in: Using a wide range of hand and power tools and equipment, various cleaning tools and machines and communicating clearly and effectively, orally and in writing.  Able to work as a team member in fulfilling the requirements to maintain City facilities in a clean and sanitary condition.  Physical Demands: Regularly required to climb; bend body and legs; move about on hands and knees; use hands, arms and fingers to reach, handle, seize, hold, grasp or turn objects, and exert 50 to 100 pounds of forces occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Working Conditions:  Regularly exposed to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gasses, and possible bodily injury from toxic or caustic chemicals, moving mechanical parts or equipment, tools, or machinery.  Working conditions are typically moderately loud.

Drug Screen

Background Check

Physical Abilities Testing

In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration.

IBEW Maintenance & Clerical Bargaining Unit position

Apply online at or on the 2nd floor, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO 64050.  Position Open Until Filled.


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