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Date Posted: 10/26/2022
Department: Maintenance
Compensation: $22,908
Hours: Full-time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives

This job will be primarily responsible for custodial duties for McDowell County Facilities, which may include the Courthouse and Administrative Offices.

Duties & Responsibilities

Keeping buildings clean and orderly.

Maintain the cleanliness and appearance of floors by sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming.

Clean interior surfaces of buildings such as walls, ceilings, windows, etc.

Empty waste receptacles and dispose of refuse.

Dust and polish furniture.

Moving seating in rooms for special functions or meetings.

Perform outside duties such as washing windows, sweeping walks, and picking up trash.

Minimum Requirements

Effective Communication Skills
High School Diploma or GED
Valid NC Driver's License
Drug Screening


Benefited after 90 days

Medical, dental, and life insurance
Sick, vacation, and holiday pay
Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available:


  • on our website:

     under “Job Opportunities”

  • McDowell County Administration Building:

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by Mail to:

               McDowell County Human Resources

               60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by email to: 


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