Custodian - Temporary; Short Term

Job | Posted 2 months ago



Works the day shift at an assigned school site and performs custodial and light general work with minimum supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES  Other duties may be assigned.

Disinfects sinks, toilets, urinals, walls partitions etc.

Performs a variety of custodial duties such as mopping, dusting, vacuuming, sweeping, disinfecting etc.

Sets up and takes down furniture and equipment for meetings and other events.

Performs simpler ongoing preventive maintenance.

Makes simple general maintenance electrical and carpentry repairs.

Works with staff to maintain a safe and secure environment in the school building and on the school grounds.

Responds to energy management, burglar and fire alarms. 

Empties trash and garbage containers.

Maintains inventory of custodial and maintenance supplies, tools and equipment..

Mows, shovels and plows snow as needed.

Performs basic Groundskeeper duties such as mowing and fertilizing.

Maintains simple work related records and prepares various reports as directed.

Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds, such as cleaning supplies, tables, pails and unloading trucks.

Must be able to work overtime on short notice or when scheduled work is required.  This will include the need, if required, for snow removal.

Must have valid drivers license.

Performs related work as required.


Knowledge of:

Operation of various light equipment (wet/dry vacuum, buffing machine, stripper)

Operation of various hand tools (brooms, mops, dusters)

Cleaning supplies and equipment

Groundskeeping practices

Building practices and procedures

Simple maintenance




Equivalent to graduation from high school and two years prior experience as custodian or worker.


This is a short term, temporary, non-union position.  Maximum number of work hours, 599.   Employment will end no later than late January, 2021.
Multiple positions are available. 

Salary: $13.05/hr

Start Date:  August 2020

Posted By

Community Consolidated School District 146 - Tinley Park

6611 W.171st S., Tinley Park, IL 60477
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246