JOB TITLE: Custodian


WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Nonexempt.   Evening shift custodian employees receive additional $.97


REPORTS TO: Custodial Supervisor

Follow routine cleaning and maintenance procedures to maintain a set standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency of building operations.

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of cleaning procedures and use of cleaning equipment preferred.
Knowledge of basic techniques of minor repairs and building systems and operations

Minimum Experience:
Experience preferred but not required.

1. Maintain cleanliness to ensure the comfort, health, and safety of students and staff.
2. Be responsible for efficient cleaning of assigned areas within the allotted time. Cleaning assignments may include but not be limited to: floors, chalkboards, wastebaskets, windows, furniture, equipment, restrooms, buildings,sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, and play areas.
3. Follow procedures for locking, checking, and safeguarding facilities.
4. Follow procedures for regulating heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems.
5. Follow all safety codes and standards.
6. Report any safety hazards noted to supervisor.
7. Report emergencies or injuries to supervisor or school official immediately.
8. Comply with district procedures for the storage and disposal of trash.
9. Report needed building and equipment repairs to supervisor or principal.
10. Inspect machines and equipment for safety and efficiency prior to use and report any problems to supervisor.
11. Clean and properly store equipment after use.
12. Assist with inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment and with ordering additional supplies as needed.
13. Work assigned schedules which are subject to change. Schedules may include day, night, weekends, and/or holidays. Assignments may include any location in the district.
14. Efficiently operate tools and equipment assigned.
15. Attend training sessions and implement procedures taught.
16. Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all time.
17. Follow district policy concerning uniforms.
18. Be courteous and professional in dealing with others.
19. Comply with school district and departmental policies and procedures.
20. Must be able to perform all responsibilities and duties of the job.
21. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor which may include but are not limited to: maintenance of building and grounds, moving and/or assembling furniture, loading/unloading and distribution of supplies and equipment.
Tools/ Equipment: mops (wet or dry), brooms, shampoo machines, buffers, strippers, carpet vacuum, wet/dry vacuum, leaf blower, small hand and power tools, ladder.

Mental Demands:
Ability to communicate (oral and written). Work well alone and/or with others.

Physical Demands:
Strenuous walking, standing, and/or climbing; heavy lifting (45 pounds or over) and carrying; work outside and inside; exposure to hot and cold temperatures; exposure to dust, toxic chemicals, and materials; slippery or uneven walking surfaces; work on ladders; work day, night, weekend, and/or holiday hours; work at different district locations as assigned.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.