Facility Attendant (part-time) (20141576)

Parks and Recreation Department
Facility Services
East Bay
Until filled
$15.00-$20.00 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Come join the Orinda Facilities Team!

The City of Orinda is looking for responsible, courteous individuals who enjoy working in a hands-on environment, can work independently of supervision and have experience dealing tactfully and effectively with members of the public.  The successful applicant will work on a part time basis with a schedule which  includes evening and weekend hours, depending upon programs, rentals and events.   

The City of Orinda's mission is to provide excellent service in a fiscally responsible manner and to promote a safe, healthy and vibrant community.

The Facility Attendant performs custodial duties related to the care and cleaning of assigned facilities, performs a wide variety of duties for events, classes and programs, including setting up and tearing down of tables, chairs, equipment and supplies and will perform minor maintenance and repairs as needed.   


Provide friendly and professional customer service by greeting Community Center visitors, serving as a main point of contact during activities and events primarily in evenings, weekends and special events.

Performs custodial duties at assigned facilities which include, but are not limited to cleaning, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, waxing, stripping and polishing floors; cleaning furniture, woodwork, fixtures, equipment, supplies, doors, windows, walls, walkways, driveways, and facility grounds; disposing of trash.

Set up all necessary equipment and furniture such as tables, chairs, podiums, and A/V equipment for indoor and/or outdoor events.

Inspects facilities and equipment, reports issues in a timely manner to appropriate higher-level staff; performs minor facility maintenance.

Explain and follow City and department policies and procedures.

Provide information and feedback to Facility and Parks Supervisor.

Opens, closes, secures and alarms facilities in compliance with standard procedures.

Supervise and interact with rental guests, responding by assisting with any facility needs.

Assists in monitoring and maintaining equipment and supplies.

May perform clean up duties as needed, including but not limited to:  move and arrange furniture and equipment, restroom cleaning, sweeping and mopping, and garbage pick-up and removal.

Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Act with resourcefulness, courtesy and initiative with a minimum of direct supervision.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Pay attention to detail and use good judgement.

Learn, retain and use safety rules and regulations.

Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with good English grammar skills.

Principles of record keeping and reporting.

Operate a motor vehicle safely and in full compliance with Vehicle Code and other legal requirements.

Principles and practices used in dealing with the public in an effective and courteous manner.

Prepare, maintain, update, and proofread records, logs, and reports.

Set up and use necessary equipment and cleaning supplies.

Deal tactfully and effectively with the members of the community.

Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Equivalent to a High School Diploma.

Experience:  Experience in custodial and facility operations is desirable.

License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License with a demonstrated history of safe driving.

Special Requirements:

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

Must be willing to work a scheduled variety of hours, which may include evenings, and/or weekends, as needed.

Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes to enable the employee to safely lift, move, climb, walk safely on even or uneven grounds, or maneuver in whatever way may be necessary to successfully perform the duties of their position; ability to travel to different sites and locations.

Ability to pass a comprehensive background check and pre-employment medical exam.  Additionally, individuals working in Parks & Recreation are required to be tested for TB.



The City of Orinda is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex origin or disability.  In accordance with Federal law, the City of Orinda will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.  Candidates with a disability which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should submit a request for accommodation with the application.  Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.





This is a non-benefited at-will temporary position.  A temporary employee may not work more than 1,000 hours per year and will receive sick leave in accordance with State Law.

In addition, in lieu of participating in Social Security, temporary employees contribute 7.5% from payroll into a MissionSquare Retirement 457 Deferred Compensation Program.  Employees will participate in the Medicare portion of social security as that is a required program.



Special Instructions


Application should be completed on-line via the CalOpps website

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Application materials will be reviewed and evaluated using, in part, the criteria contained in this job announcement.

The selection process may consist of one or more of the following components: a written exam, an oral interview, and medical exam. Only a limited number of persons whose application materials clearly demonstrate that they meet the needs of the City in terms of training, experience, education, and other job related characteristics will be invited to participate in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.

Thank you for your interest in serving the community of Orinda!

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