May 11, 2020

Custodian III

  • TrulyHired
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Full-Time and Permanent; Non-Exempt; 8 Hours/Day; 252 Days/Year; 12 Months/Year; Grade: EE

General Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for performing custodial and manual work in the care and cleaning of Norfolk Public Schools. Serves as a lead worker. Reports to the Custodial Building Supervisor.

Education and Experience

Requires a high school diploma and one 3-5 years of related custodial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Job Functions
  • Plans, assigns, supervises, and participates in the full range of routine cleaning and maintenance of the building and grounds.
  • Instructs subordinates and sets expected levels of performance in cleaning and grounds maintenance.
  • Instructs on the proper use of equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that prescribed standards are maintained with respect to plant, equipment, property, and grounds.
  • Performs and/or oversees that preventive maintenance, adjustments, and minor repairs are performed on HVAC units, refrigeration units and related equipment as required or assigned.
  • Supervises and participates in snow removal.
  • Ensures that proper safety and security precautions are observed.
  • Arranges and rearranges rooms for community activities.
  • Assists school and community groups in utilizing areas in the building.
  • Transports and empties large trash containers into outdoor units.
  • Moves and transports furniture, equipment, boxed textbooks, and other supplies, weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Loads and unloads trucks; to include driving a truck as required.
  • May be required to operate a forklift and drive other light automotive equipment as required.
  • Locks and unlocks doors, checks the security of buildings and grounds, activates the alarm system; lowers flags.
  • Work is performed under the direct and general supervision of the Area Supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Custodian
Contact Information
  • Amanda Schilling
  • 800 E. City Hall Ave
  • Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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