Custodian - 4 Hour

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Grade 13        up to 8 hrs per day   shifts could vary                                                                                               

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED certificate.  Successful completion of required trainings and yearly updates.

REPORTS TO: Custodial Supervisor

JOB GOAL: Perform routine custodial activities at assigned school site or facility to maintain buildings, locker rooms and adjacent grounds’ areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.

Perform routine custodial activities at assigned District school site; sweep, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors and vacuum rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other assigned work areas; spot clean and shampoo carpets; glue and perform carpet stretching and repairs as assigned.

Clean classrooms, restrooms, showers, locker rooms, shops, cafeteria, offices and related facilities as assigned; sweep, mop and clean gymnasium floor as assigned; spot mop spills and remove gum and debris, monitor gym events to assure orderly behavior and to protect the building from damage; clean tables, chairs and floors after lunch periods      as assigned.

Clean and disinfect drinking fountains, sinks, toilets, showers and urinals; clean mirrors, tile and windows.

Perform proper application, use, and storage of all chemicals.

Report safety, sanitary and fire hazards to appropriate authority; report and recommend need for maintenance repairs to appropriate authority; maintain security of buildings; report suspicious or unauthorized individuals on campus; report infractions of rules to supervisor.

Wash windows and walls; clean dry erase boards and  trays, and empty pencil sharpeners; assemble, move and arrange furniture, supplies and equipment in preparing classrooms and multi-purpose rooms for special events or meeting.

Clean all shades/blinds, dust and polish furniture and woodwork and make minor, non-technical repairs as needed.

Lock and unlock doors and gates as appropriate; maintain security of assigned areas according to established guidelines; turn alarm system off in the morning and on in the evenings as directed.

Pick up and rake papers, trash and debris around school grounds and in buildings; sweep and clean walkways and entrances; dispose of trash according to established procedures; wash out trash cans and follow established sanitation procedures and standards.

Pack, unpack, load, receive and store books, supplies, materials and other items.

Operate cleaning equipment such as vacuums, floor stripper, cleaning buffer and polisher, carpet shampooer, scrubbers high-pressure sprayer, manual and power sweepers and power blower as assigned.

Shovel, and salt walkways and steps as directed.

Participate in major summer cleaning projects as assigned.

Paint as requested by custodial supervisor and/or district personnel.

Perform other reasonable duties as assigned.


*Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school site or facility to maintain buildings, locker rooms and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.

*Learn the use and application of all chemicals in schools.

*Learn the proper and safe way to use all equipment necessary for job performance, such as, but not limited to, ladder, lift, buffers, scrubbers, air blower, etc.

*Use cleaning materials, equipment and methods according to pre-determined standards.

*Learn and apply knowledge of the schedules, procedures and use of equipment and supplies used in custodial work.

*Learn appropriate safety precautions and procedures.

*Maintain tools and equipment assigned in clean working order and provide proper security.

*Perform minor non-technical repairs.

Observe and report need for maintenance and repair.

*Perform heavy physical labor.

*Understand and follow oral and written directions.

*Meet schedules and time lines.

*Communicate effectively with others.

*Inspect and assure the security of facilities during assigned shift.

*Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

*Walk, bend, lift, push and stand for extended periods of time.

Posted By

Shelby County Public Schools

1155 West Main Street , Shelbyville, KY 40065

At the following locations


1155 West Main Street 1155 West Main Street, Shelbyville, KY 40065

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,394

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 525