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General Services Aide

Company: Washington County, OR
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:


Westside Commons, formerly the Fair Complex, is a 100-acre multi-purpose year-round facility that is home to the annual Washington County Fair, and a variety of public and community events. Westside Commons is looking for a General Services Aide who will deliver outstanding customer service and assist with the set up and tear down of events. In addition, they would assist with the on-going building, janitorial, and basic grounds maintenance of the entire facility.

The ideal candidate is hardworking, dependable, organized, and possesses a high level of customer service. They have some experience working in a public facility, have basic experience with janitorial/custodial, and basic grounds maintenance.

Primary responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform daily custodial work; clean floors, restrooms, and facilities as needed; mop wax and buff floors, clean windows, restock restrooms and cleaning supplies, clean barns, stalls, and empty trash.
  • Assist staff in non-maintenance tasks related to the events and the county fair such as hanging signs and banners, cleaning and setting up livestock barns, setting up tables, chairs, parking control, and moving furniture.
  • Perform landscaping such as: mow lawns, weed, trim shrubbery, water lawns, apply fertilizer, pick up trash, and clean parking lots and walk-ways.
  • Provide customer service to clients and patrons utilizing the facilities for events.To review a comprehensive list of essential duties, please use this link: General Services Aide

    Schedule: The shifts vary based on the needs of the events scheduled at the facility. Leading up to and during the annual Washington County Fair event, hours scheduled will exceed 8 hours in a day and 40 hours in a week. The Washington County Fair takes place at the end of July each year.

    Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role, even if you believe you do not meet all of the hiring criteria described above.

    Click here or visit the Benefits tab to learn more about our award-winning Benefit and Wellness Program at Washington County!

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Equivalent of a high school diploma AND
  • One (1) year of experience that includes driving a vehicle and performing related general labor duties in an office, retail, or warehouse setting.Additional Qualifications:
    • Some positions may require the possession of a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and an acceptable driving record.
    • Some positions may require the completion of a detailed statement of personal history and successful completion of a criminal and personal history background check.Next Steps:
    • Apply today! In lieu of a resume, you are required to complete and submit an online application, which will be used to screen for minimum qualifications (MQs) and to determine starting pay in accordance with the provision of the Oregon Equal Pay Act.
    • MQ Review: HR will screen applications for MQs after the posting closes - after January 16, 2023.
    • Panel Interview(s): Our goal is to schedule panel interviews with candidates who successfully pass the initial review as soon as possible.
    • Conditional Offer of Appointment: Human Resources will conduct a salary analysis for the successful candidate(s) and extend an offer of appointment.
    • Start Date: A start date will be determined after all conditions of employment have been met.Our Commitment to You
      We are committed to using a merit-based system in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities. Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences. Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony. We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
      • Veterans' Preference: If you are a veteran and would like to request veterans' preference points for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans' Preference Points (Download PDF reader)
      • Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: A reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance, please contact Human Resources at 503-846-8606 or hr@washingtoncountyor.gov at least 48 hours before the step(s) of the selection process for which you feel you need an accommodation.Additional Resources
        • Questions about this recruitment? Contact Mia at mia_richards@washingtoncountyor.gov
        • New to GovernmentJobs.com? Visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/home/applicationguide for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on the application process. Need technical support? Call Government Jobs' Live Application Support at 855-524-5627.* Washington County is a drug-free workplace *

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