May 11, 2020

Custodian I

  • TrulyHired
  • Leavenworth, KS, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Title: Custodian I (Part Time / Full Time)

Reports to: Head Custodian/Night Crew Foreman/ Custodial Supervisor

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the central office (after employment offer is made).
  • Ability to understand chemical hazards.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Experience and knowledge in the areas of electrical, maintenance, and carpentry.
  • Ability to manually lift a maximum of 60 pounds.
  • Desire to continue career improvement by enhancing skills and job performance.

Purpose and Objectives of the Position:

The Custodian provides a safe, attractive, comfortable, and clean environment to ensure full and productive use of district facilities. To accomplish these tasks the Custodian must work closely with the staff and administration of the district.

Special Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge of and ability to perform plumbing work that would pass any City or required plumbing inspections.
  • Communication Skills (oral, written, or business). Basic communication skills to exchange information give/receive simple instructions and respond to inquiries. Includes filling out forms.
  • Mathematical Skills: Performs routine computations requiring a knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and/or percentages.
  • Reading and Interpreting: Reads and interprets complex written or printed materials such as schematics, blueprints, building plans, charts, diagrams, maps or instruction material.
  • Tools and Equipment Usage (other than keyboards, or office machines): Uses tools or equipment with expertise acquired through extensive experience and/or specialized training. The most complex tools or equipment necessary to perform satisfactory include: sewer machine, trencher, fusion tool, and torch.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Ability to provide a clean, safe, attractive, and comfortable environment to ensure full and productive use of district facilities.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with members of the school district and community.
  • Ability to react to changes and frequent interruptions in a productive and positive manner, and handle other tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to operate all equipment and machinery as required.
  • Ability to work to implement the vision and mission of the district.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance responsibilities general administration:
  • Ability to maintain school grounds in top condition to ensure full and productive use of district facilities.
  • Ability to ensure all activities conform to district guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with members of the school district and community.
  • Ability to react to change and frequent interruptions in a productive and positive manner, and handle other tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to operate all equipment and machinery appropriately as necessary.
  • Ability to work to implement the vision and mission of the district.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
  • Requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials up to 60 lbs.
  • Requires stooping, kneeling, crawling, bending, turning, reaching, climbing and balancing.
  • Ability to move furniture or equipment within the building as required.
  • Must work in and around dust, fumes, and odors.
  • Must work in noisy and crowded environments, with numerous interruptions.
  • Must work indoors and outdoors year-round in a variety of temperatures.

General Responsibilities:
  • Ability to keep building and premises (including sidewalks, driveways, and play areas) neat and clean and safe at all times.
  • Ability to clean classroom and office floors daily. Dump pencil sharpeners. Dump trash and replace bags. Dust furniture. Line up desks. Clean blackboards, erasers, and chalk trays. Clean classroom sinks and monitor fountains for leaks.
  • Ability to clean corridors each day. Dust locker tops, wash and repair as needed. Clean drinking fountains daily.
  • Ability to mop restroom floors and clean all sanitary fixtures daily. Clean mirrors. Fill soap, towel, and toilet paper dispensers. Check restrooms after recess, lunch, and after assemblies.
  • Ability to sweep bleachers, stage, and stairs. Clean behind bleachers and mop as needed.
  • Ability to replace light bulbs as needed throughout the building. Remove gum, tape, and marks from floor and walls. Dust walls as needed. Clean air return and vent louvers as needed. Dust window ledges. Buff and recoat floor as needed. Wash windows inside and outside at least twice each year, and more frequently if necessary.
  • Ability to open and close buildings each school day. Secure building. Doors may need to remain locked from the outside in certain areas.
  • Ability to sweep, shovel, and sand walks as appropriate.
  • Ability to raise the United States flag, Kansas flag and, where appropriate, the DARE flag before school commences and take down the same after school closing.
  • Ability to regulate heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures appropriate to the season, ensure economical usage of fuel, water, and electricity, and maintain mechanical equipment as directed.
  • Ability to check emergency lights and fire extinguishers fill in date and initial the tag.
  • Ability to check daily to ensure all exit doors are open and all panic bolts are working properly during the hours of building occupancy.
  • Ability to ensure all doors and windows are secured and all lights are turned off (except as necessary for safety reasons) at the close of school each day.
  • Ability to immediately report unauthorized persons on the school premises to the principal.
  • Ability to immediately report damaged school property to the principal.
  • Ability to make minor building repairs, and promptly report needed major repairs to the buildings and grounds supervisor.
  • Keep current on new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Ability to observe and follow all school district policies at all times.
  • Ability to respond to information requests in a cooperative, courteous, and timely manner.
  • Ability to keep student and personnel information and records confidential.
  • Ability to implement and follow all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  • Ability to perform other duties and assume other responsibilities assigned by the building and grounds director, the custodial supervisor, or the administrative staff.

Term of Employment: At will.

Evaluation: Performance effectiveness will be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education Policy.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Custodian
Contact Information
  • Laura Jacobs
  • 200 N. 4th Street
  • Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

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