May 11, 2020

Head Custodian

  • TrulyHired
  • Beaumont, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Beaumont Independent School District

Job Description

JOB TITLE:

Head Custodian

CLASSIFICATION:

Nonexempt

REPORTS TO:

Supervisor of Operations/Grounds

PAY GRADE:

OPER

PayGrd

Choose # of days worked

LOCATION:

Maintenance/Operations

DATE REVISED:

4/19/2017

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Lead and work with the assigned housekeeping staff in cleaning and maintaining buildings and grounds to ensure safe, clean, and comfortable conditions for occupants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Effective communication skills necessary to converse with various types of persons; ability to read and write
  • Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work
  • Organizational skills necessary to direct the efforts of skilled and unskilled custodial personnel
  • Ability to analyze problems and affect the solution most favorable to the district
  • Ability to follow and understand oral and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Experience:
  • Five years prior supervisory experience preferred
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Direct all phases of custodial tasks in assigned building including but not limited to the following: cleaning
buildings and grounds, minor maintenance as required, organization, training, evaluation and morale of staff, security,
operating building equipment, reporting needed repairs, compliance with health and safety standards, other related tasks.Periodically inspect completed jobs to insure adequacy.Accountable for supplies purchased or issued.Respond to afterhours emergencies as necessary involving assigned building.Responsible for meeting performance standards.Maintain a clean, safe, and well organized facility and work area.Perform scheduled and emergency repairs and/or maintenance, as directed.Ensure building security, locking, and unlocking doors for cleaning or special school events taking place after regular hours; check for unauthorized persons in building; call security at opening or closing of building; check and lock windows.Always act in lead position unless otherwise instructed.Carry out all duties in accordance with BISD Board of Education policies and administrative regulations.Maintain a high personal standard in the following areas: attitude, cooperation, dependability, judgment, initiative, self-improvement, and as a role model for students.
EQUIPMENT USED:
  • Buffers, vacuum cleaners, water pick-up machines, carpet machine, and other tasks related tools and equipment.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead a staff of custodians engaged in cleaning and performing light maintenance work inside and outside buildings.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions
  • Occasionally required to work nights or prolonged hours
Physical Demands
  • Heavy lifting with minimum floor to knuckle lift of 125 lbs.
  • Substantial amount of walking, standing, kneeling, bending, climbing, and squatting; some shoveling
  • Operation of a motor vehicle
Environmental Demands
  • Work outside and inside; exposure to hot and cold temperatures, and exposure to excessive humidity
  • Exposure to fumes from strippers, waxes, solvents, dust, toxic chemical, cleaning agents, grease, and oil
  • Working on ladders, slippery on uneven walking surfaces
  • Work alone; may work at night
  • Subject to reassignment as directed

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

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Custodian
Contact Information
  • Derwin Samuels
  • 3395 Harrison Ave
  • Beaumont, Texas 77706

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