Jan 13, 2024

Custodial Worker

  • TrulyHired
  • Savannah, GA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: This position is responsible for performing basic cleaning functions for schools and other district buildings.

REPORTS TO: Head custodian

1. Education:

• High school diploma, GED, certificate of successful completion from SCCPSS, or some high school required.
• Attainment of a GED/high school diploma required within 24 months of employment.

2. Experience, Skill, and Certification:

• Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and directions
• Basic cleaning skills and ability to perform job tasks.

1. Keeps the assigned work area clean by dusting, mopping, vacuuming, sweeping, buffing scrubbing and waxing floors, cleaning bathrooms, cleaning carpets, collecting, and disposing of trash and debris from building and grounds, and other related activities.
2. Moves furniture, equipment, & materials and performs all cleaning activities necessary to keep the building and grounds clean and safe.
3. Assists the Head Custodian and Custodian with minor repairs and maintenance work and maintaining the grounds around the school campus when needed.
4. Reports necessary repairs and safety concerns to Head Custodian.
5. Uses appropriate equipment to strip, scrub, buff, and wax floors, clean carpets, and maintain the grounds around the school campus.
6. Assists in securing school building by turning off lights, locking doors and windows. Also, may assist with opening the school building.
7. Performs other duties as necessary for the effectiveness of the organization and the safety of students and staff.
8. Performs other duties as necessary for the effectiveness of the organization.

Incumbents will be considered "at will." This position is "essential personnel, critical staff" when there is an event that creates security challenges or disruptions to district operations. This position may be required to work during identified periods of an emergency as defined in Policy Regulation GBRB-R, Title: Professional Personnel Time Schedules. Appropriate pay will be determined based on Grade 5 of the classified hourly scale and allowable experience as determined by Human Resources. This is a 229-workday non-exempt position.

A responsibility is considered to be "non-essential" (for the purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) if:
• it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
• it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.
Note the responsibility number from the list in the "Duties and Responsibilities" section for those responsibilities that could be considered "non-essential" based on this definition.

Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered "non-essential" in a specific situation. Any request for accommodation must be reviewed on an "individual case" basis.

Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.

OFFICE Employees in this category are normally exposed to a typical environment. The employee has some control over the length of time sitting, standing, or ambulating. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies, as well as bending, stooping, or stretching. There is frequent use of computers, telephone, and other standard office equipment, which includes reading, listening, writing, or speaking. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands.

(Check any that apply to this job and complete the required information.)
[x] Occasional heavy lifting of up to 60 pounds of materials, etc.
[x] Frequent climbing up to _10_ feet, and/or working on building roofs.
[x] Exposure to heavy dust, dirt, chemical or paint fumes, and other airborne matter.
[x] Exposure to extreme heat, electric current, hazardous chemicals, or other potential hazards.
[x] Sitting or standing for extended periods with no control over rest periods.
[x] Other: Push and pull brooms, vacuums, buffers, weed trimmer, cleaning carts; must bend, stoop, and crawl. Operates weed trimmer, hedge trimmer, lawn mower, etc.

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