OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science & Industry
  • 29-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Facilities
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $15.72 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Regular - Full-Time

Eligible for health benefits and PTO.

The Custodian provides custodial and support services for all OMSI facilities, activities, and events. Custodial staff serve to help ensure that OMSI provides a clean, safe, and healthy environment for all guests and staff.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Perform general custodial services, utilizing best practice for safety, efficiency, and environmental concerns;
  • Set-up and teardown OMSI events and assist with office moves;
  • Clean and stock restrooms on a daily basis, ensuring proper sanitary conditions and good appearance;
  • Responsible for waste disposal throughout the OMSI campus, including interior and exterior spaces;
  • Collaborate with other departments such as OMSI's Maintenance, Events and IT.

Working Conditions

  • This position is non-exempt, paid hourly;
  • This position is regular full-time scheduled for 40 hours/week;
  • You must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation under the ADA for medical or religious reasons;
  • This position requires flexibility, working weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Physical Demands: 5% sitting, 75% standing, 20% lifting/carrying/pushing 50 lbs;
  • Vision Demands include:
    • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
  • Environmental Demands include:
    • Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
    • Extreme heat (non-weather)
    • Outdoor weather conditions
    • Work near moving mechanical parts
    • Work in high, precarious places
    • Fumes or airborne particles
    • Toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Noise Levels include:
    • Quiet (examples: library, private office)
    • Moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Secondary Job Responsibilities

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Facilities management.



  • Business Practices:
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills;
    • Strong customer service and communication skills;
    • Ability to adhere to confidentiality, protocol, and community agreements;
    • Ability to pivot between individual and team work;
    • General knowledge of and ability to use a computer;
    • Ability to model and support a positive team dynamic with paid and unpaid staff.
  • Custodial Skills:
    • Knowledge of or ability to learn proper methods, techniques, materials, disinfectants, tools and equipment used in modern custodial work;
    • Knowledge of or ability to operate and maintain custodial equipment;
    • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve custodial-related issues;
    • Ability to learn and follow safety and protocol regulations.


  • Ability to use a pressure washer.

Education & Work Experience


  • Prior custodial-related experience;

Additional Requirements/Preferences; Including Licenses and Certifications


  • Pre-employment checks, such as criminal background checks and reference checks.
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