Jan 13, 2024

Custodian -12 month

  • TrulyHired
  • Austintown, OH, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

OAPSE bid requests for transfer (internal applications) will be accepted until 2:00 pm on 1/8/2024

Scheduled Hours: 6 am to 2 pm
Salary: In accordance with the OAPSE negotiated agreement

Position available due to the transfer of Michael Baer

Duties and Responsibilities : (See Building Administrator and Facilities & Operations Supervisor for a detailed list of duties and assigned areas)
  • Responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, security and safety of the building & grounds
  • Perform a variety of assignments related to building and equipment maintenance including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, locksmithing, carpentry, and painting
  • Execute seasonal grounds keeping duties including assigned snow removal
  • Ensure the building and premises is clean and safe at all times
  • Organize and implement preparations for special events and after school activities
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Regulate ventilation, heating, and air conditioning equipment to maintain the proper ventilation, temperature, and humidity throughout the building
  • Clean and maintain all assigned workspaces and equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs of building, equipment, and grounds
  • Understand and follow safety procedures as provided by the district
  • Arrange furnishings and equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations for meetings, classroom activities, and special events
  • Attend in-service training related to the position for the purpose of receiving information on new and/or improved procedures and implement practices to protect self and the environment
  • Clean assigned school facilities (e.g. classrooms, offices, restrooms, multipurpose rooms, grounds, etc.) maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment
  • Evaluate situations (e.g. involving staff, students, parents, the public, etc.) and take appropriate action and/or notify appropriate administration for resolution
  • Inspect school facilities to ensure the site is suitable for safe operations, maintained in an attractive and clean condition, and/or identify necessary repairs
  • Maintains supplies and equipment (e.g. cleaning solutions, paper products, vacuum, mops, etc.) to ensure the availability of items required to properly maintain facilities
  • Repair furniture and equipment as may be required (e.g. faucets, toilets, light fixtures, etc.) to ensure items are available and in safe working condition
  • Respond to immediate safety and/or operational concerns (e.g. facility damage, injured and ill students, etc.) by taking appropriate action to resolve immediate safety issues and maintaining a functioning educational environment
  • Secure facilities and grounds
  • In the absence of the building administrator(s) and/or head custodian, may act as a representative of the board of education by receiving vendors and ensuring that the proper permits have been issued, and the vendors comply with the permits
  • Perform all activities that are custodial in nature and deemed appropriate by the Administration
  • Perform all other duties as required and assigned by the Principal, Facilities & Operations Supervisor, Superintendent or designee.
  • Ability to meet and work effectively with the public
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all employees
  • Serves as a role model for students
  • Knowledge of school procedures and school district procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize tasks
  • Effective oral and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to improvise and work through uncertainties
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Remains free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace
  • Knowledge of building maintenance and cleaning procedures
  • Ability and experience in commercial cleaning and the operation of commercial cleaning equipment
  • Ability to complete maintenance tasks, as required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule if necessary
  • Possess basic computer/technology skills
  • Ability to interact positively with a diverse population of students and adults
  • Ability to perform essential duties with little supervision
The successful applicant must have the following on file before they can begin: High school diploma or equivalent Current and favorable State and Federal background checks Negative drug screen result Successful completion of the skills test
The test will cover custodial, and general maintenance related skills required of the position.

Employees must follow all board policies, all state, and federal laws, and adhere to the Ohio Code of Ethics set up by the Ohio Department of Education. Subject to all applicable laws, essential job functions of this position include the employee being punctual and capable of completing all of the duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

The successful candidate must complete any Safe Schools courses as recommended and assigned by the Administration.

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