Jan 13, 2024


  • TrulyHired
  • Issaquah, WA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The job of Custodian is to maintain the facility/assigned area to District cleaning standards.
  • Use power equipment and hand tools such as broom, mop, auto scrubber, carpet extractors, sweeper/vacuums, buffer/ polisher and back pack vacuum as required for cleaning and general building maintenance.
  • Complete routine custodial cleaning in accordance with the Issaquah School District, Cleaning Frequency
  • Schedule, including, but not limited to, cleaning and sanitizing toilet, sinks, and shower fixtures, replenishing dispensers, emptying waste/recycle trash containers, dusting, sweeping and mopping.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as replacing light tubes and washing windows. Refinish and polish floors as required.
  • Open and/or close building, if required, and prepare the buildings for use, including deicing and cleaning sidewalks.
  • Lock and secure buildings at the close of assigned shift and follow closing procedures, including setting alarm system.
  • Perform required emergency cleaning services and perform minor repair work.
  • Set up and remove furniture required for special events.
  • Maintain a neat orderly work area and keep equipment clean and well maintained.
  • Willingness to participate in ongoing district recycling programs and be committed to Green Cleaning standard practices.
  • Be punctual and demonstrate regular attendance.
  • Learn basic computer skills and complete ongoing district training.
  • Possess knowledge of and adhere to Governing Policies and District Regulations and Procedures.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned and perform related duties and key responsibilities consistent with the scope and intent of the position.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned by the custodial supervisor or building administrator.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Physical stamina and skill to work efficiently and safely with cleaning equipment, hand tools, power tools and vehicles as necessary to complete assigned duties.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis and occasionally 75 lbs and climb ladders to 12 feet.
  • Demonstrate initiative and self-motivation.
  • Ability and willingness to take direction and work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and develop appropriate priorities.
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with the school principal, staff, community and students.
  • Must possess good reading, writing and oral communication skills.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: Job related experience is desired.


CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES: A valid Washington State Driver's License with a good driving record and appropriate insurance required. Must maintain as current any certification or license listed herein and held at hire date.

CONTINUING EDUCATION/TRAINING: Willingness to participate in and provide continued training as appropriate.

CLEARANCES: Criminal Justice fingerprint/Background Clearance

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt



The preceding list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of his job, the scope of responsibility and the level of knowledge and skills typically required, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements, skills or duties so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include and or not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employer.

All employment open positions are made available on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. The following employee(s) have been designated to handle questions and/or complaints of alleged discrimination involving staff: Amanda Dorey, Director of Human Resources, (425)837-7060.

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