Sep 14, 2021

Custodian - IDEA San Benito (Immediate Opening)

  • IDEA Public Schools
  • San Benito, TX 78586, USA
Operations and Facilities

Job Description

Description
Position at IDEA Public Schools

About IDEA Public Schools :

At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 3 times the national rate for students in our communities!

IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve over 65,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions an d new launches in Tampa Bay , FL (2021) , and Jacksonville, FL (2022) !

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

To learn more about IDEA, check out this video .

About the Rio Grande Valley:

Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a school of 150 students in Donna, TX, to the fastest- growing family of tuition-free, public charter schools in the United States. In the Rio Grande Valley, we are a nucleus of four counties (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy Counties) that work as one unit to support our children academically and holistically.

RGV is home to a population of just over 1.3 million residents. Children across the region truly benefit from IDEA's mission of college for all, as only 1 out of 17 students currently graduate college ready. Our mission holds true as we have over 5,000 IDEA alumni that currently attend, or have graduated from, 300 colleges and universities across the country.

Join our passionate team of changemakers in south Texas as we prepare to expand our home region to 55 schools, serving over 38,000 students in 2022.

Role Mission: Custodians are responsible for providing an enhanced learning environment that exemplifies IDEA's commitment to excellence through a clean, safe, high quality facility.

What You'll Do -- Accountabilities

Provide a clean and healthy environment that guarantees an enhanced learning environment

• Achieve a proficient rating on the Facilities Rubric and Facilities Audit

• Execute assigned work orders, assuring 90% of campus projects are completed within 48 hours

• Complete all daily cleaning responsibilities, paying special attention to details

• Work with Facilities Manager to identify facilities needs for capital expenditures (CapEx) planning

Operate in a safe manner

• Complete SafeSchools training by deadline

• Use all personal protective equipment (PPE) 100% of the time

• All chemicals on-hand locked

• Act immediately to report any unsafe situation on the campus

Manage custodial supplies and equipment in an efficient manner to achieve the campus cost per square foot allocation with kWh usage per square foot

• Minimize consumption of all materials

• Keep an accurate inventory log sheet

• Order supplies from Facilities Manager within campus guidelines

• Properly use and maintain heavy equipment

Demonstrate reliability and responsibility through attendance, punctuality, and flexibility

• Zero unexcused absences

• Consistent punctuality

• Demonstrate the Team Player attitude with the ability to work longer hours as needed to meet the mission goal

• Follow work schedule to assure efficiency

• Prioritize and make use of good judgment

We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics:

• Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college

• Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them

• Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly

• Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes

• Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change

• Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization

• Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes

• We believe in education as a profession and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students

Qualifications:

• Ability to understand instructions for cleaning, maintenance, and safety procedures

• Knowledge of minor repair techniques and building and grounds maintenance

• Ability to operate cleaning equipment and lift heavy equipment

• Ability to properly handle cleaning supplies

Knowledge and Skills:

• Ability to understand instructions for cleaning, maintenance, and safety procedures

• Knowledge of minor repair techniques and building and grounds maintenance

• Ability to operate cleaning equipment and lift heavy equipment

• Ability to properly handle cleaning supplies

What We Offer

Compensation:

• Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate ranging between $ for 0 years of experience and $13.00-$14.95

Other Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, com-muter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. IDEA may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

To Apply:

Please submit your application online through Jobvite. It's in your best interest to apply as soon as possible. It is recommended that you include a cover letter in your application addressing why you are interested in IDEA and how your experience has prepared you for this position.

IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.

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