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TDBG01-11196-Building and Grounds Assistant I-Cheyenne

State of Wyoming Cheyenne, WY
  • Expired: August 23, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Open Until Filled


The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is an agency committed to providing a safe, high quality, and efficient transportation system for the State of Wyoming.  We are currently seeking a full-time Building and Grounds Assistant I for the Facilities Management Program located in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  This position provides professional, cost effective management and operations of WYDOT facilities for the occupants, customers, visitors, and citizens of the State of Wyoming.

As the Building and Grounds Assistant I, you will ensure the facilities are well maintained, safe, attractive, and have comfortable environments in which the State's business is conducted.  This position will help support Facility Management with innovative solutions while recognizing our customer's unique differences and provide for their needs.

Human Resource Contact: 307-777-4467

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Maintains a safe and healthful environment for the benefit of all employees and the public, under the direction of the Custodial Supervisor, in compliance the laws and regulations, the Occupational Safety and Health administration (OSHA), safety training, Workers Compensation, and Safety Data Sheets (SDS), by promoting the health and safety programs.
  • Introduces new cleaning methods by demonstrating techniques and procedures.
  • Reports injuries or incidents according to established agency procedures; assist with emergency evacuations.
  • Responsible for general cleaning, vacuuming floors and furniture, empty trash, dust, wash windows and mirrors, clean restrooms and bathrooms, snow removal around building, security of doors and windows, buff and burnishing and finishing of floors, treat floor drains, inspect fire extinguishers monthly, laundering of cleaning towels.
  • Sweeps sidewalks and empties cigarette urns; sets up meeting rooms by arranging furniture and other audiovisual equipment and training aids.
  • Operates heavy-duty scrubbing, shampooing/extracting, and wet/dry pickup equipment.
  • Maintains an inventory of cleaning supplies and materials; notifies supervisor when additional supplies and materials are needed.
  • Selects products and compounds for cleaning jobs, measures and mixes compounds, disinfectants, and sanitizing agents and applies according to procedures, manufactures' specifications, or SDS.
  • Plans and establishes objectives needs respective to his/her assigned buildings.
  • Makes daily inspections of the assigned area to review the work of subordinates have conducted.
  • Operates and demonstrates the operation and maintenance of all types of machinery and equipment. Empties items into recycle bins and empty bins into roll-off dumpster, ensuring that all items are sorted appropriately. ie: paper, plastic, cardboard, and aluminum.
  • Performs ground maintenance duties which include mowing and weeding grass in the summer months along with care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, and flowers, and snow removal in the winter months.
  • Assists other crews, temporary assignments to assist other crews, and called upon to assist the Districts and their crews.


Preference may be given to candidates who have 2 or more years of progressive work experience in providing custodial care.


  • Knowledge of materials, supplies, equipment and methods of more technical cleaning and maintenance
  • Knowledge in custodial services operations
  • Knowledge in the proper operation of building systems
  • Ability to recognize equipment and system malfunctions
  • Ability to initiate emergency procedures and follow the Emergency Action Plan to include checklist
  • Ability to communicate written word and orally
  • Skill in conducting training programs for peers and subordinates.


High School Diploma
0-6 months of progressive work experience (typically in Building and Grounds)
Education & Experience Substitution:
1-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Building and Grounds)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


  • Exposure to hazardous materials, bodily fluids, chemicals, body parts, bio-hazards, potential explosive, and the elements.
  • Must be able to drive vehicles, and operate large complex cleaning and grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Working hours are 5:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds as needed.
  • This position is classified as essential personnel and must report to work even if the facilities are closed.


  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Successful applicant will have to pass the background information check, which includes taking fingerprints. This information will be processed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
  • E-Verify:  WYDOT uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

045-Department of Transportation - WYDOT-Chief Engineer - Field Operations - Facility Management

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
  Employment Type: Full Time

State of Wyoming


Cheyenne, WY
82002 USA