ID 3262 - Temporary Custodian - 4.00 hours/day for 206 days

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Temporary Custodian
4.00 hours/day for 206 days (pro-rated)
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Salary: $16.98 - $22.21/hour (Depending on Experience)
Facility Operations/Lakeridge Middle School              

The Custodian position, under general supervision, performs a variety of custodial duties and general care of school building(s) and surrounding grounds to ensure a safe and clean school building and environment for students, staff, parents and patrons.
Essential duties of this position include the following tasks.  Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks.  Other duties may be assigned at any time.

  1. Responsible for cleaning areas as assigned (i.e., rooms, halls, offices, rest rooms, cafeteria, etc.), vacuums, shampoos, sweeps, scrubs, waxes, polishes, mops all types of floor surfaces, washes windows, white boards, walls, doors and baseboards; cleans and polishes furniture, windows, metal work and computer screens; washes, scrubs and disinfects restrooms and locker rooms as well as cleans sinks, fixtures, panels and drinking fountains daily. Picks up paper and other debris, empties and cleans trash and recycling receptacles and moves trash and recycling to outside dumpsters.
  2. Ensures proper operation of HVAC and lighting systems. Maintains indoor and outdoor lighting, changes light bulbs as necessary and adjusts clocks.
  3. Performs light maintenance and repairs, including plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc. Completes deep cleaning projects during summer months and other times school is not in session.
  4. Maintains building security, including appropriately opening and closing the building and ensuring lock up procedures are followed.
  5. Stocks supplies and equipment following district and department procedures; checks and stocks bathroom supplies daily.
  6. Maintains safe environment for students, public, and staff; reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards immediately to supervisor.
  7. Cleans up spills (including bodily fluids) in safe and appropriate manner.
  8. Sets-up, takes down and moves tables, chairs, equipment, shelving and partitions for meetings, athletic events and other district needs as assigned.
  9. Coordinates and ensures compliance with all pertinent federal, state, local and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) rules, regulations and requirements, including labeling and use of hazardous chemicals, asbestos identification and removal, and MSDS compliance.
  10. Maintains appropriate certifications and training hours as required.
  11. Assists as necessary or required in an emergency, including fires, earthquakes, lock-out/lock-down, etc.
  12. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all district policies and procedures.
  13. Consistent, daily and punctual attendance.
Non-essential duties of this position include the following tasks. Employees in this position perform some or all of these tasks. Other duties may be assigned at any time.
  1. Operates and troubleshoots various office equipment including telephones and photocopy machines.
  2. Attends in-service trainings, staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  3. Prepares for and cleans up after special activities and events.
  4. Maintains necessary or required employee, equipment, and facility paper and electronic records.
  5. Reports issues to the supervisor and the appropriate authorities including vandalism, thefts and errant wildlife.
  1. Consistently follows all applicable federal and state laws and all district policies, rules and supervisor directions.
  2. Observes ergonomics of sedentary office work including placement of computers and monitors, and sitting alignment.
  3. Observes proper lifting techniques and other strategies to avoid accidents and personal injury while performing job duties.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.
All school employees have some responsibility for supervising students and assisting in maintaining a safe environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and/or Experience:    High school diploma or GED is required. Thorough working knowledge of custodial work, including cleaning methods and materials, hazardous chemical use, labeling and storage, and proper use of custodial equipment and tools. Ability to do minor equipment and building repairs and working knowledge of boilers, heating and ventilating systems and controls related to those systems is required. HVAC training or experience preferred. Three (3) years of previous experience working in sanitation, custodial or maintenance positions is preferred.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Works well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict, maintaining confidentiality, listening to others, keeping emotions under control, remaining open to others’ ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit. Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and professional in an environment with frequent interruptions. Interacts with staff and students appropriately.
  • Language Skills: Ability to communicate English fluently both verbally and in writing, including proficiency in spelling and grammar. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, parents, staff, regulatory agencies, vendors and members of the community. Ability to read and interpret documents including governmental regulations, safety rules and operating and maintenance instructions/ instruction manuals. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence with high degrees of accuracy and professionalism.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to calculate rates, ratios, percentages, proportions and area, including circumference and volume. Ability to read and interpret various charts, bar graphs and similar visual data depictions.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral, schedule or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving more than one variable.
  • Computer Skills: Ability to effectively use office computers and internet access for email, research, word processing, database manipulation, visual presentations and general web-based applications.
  • Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to appropriately communicate with students and teachers.  Ability to operate variety of custodial/maintenance equipment. Ability to exercise good judgment and work in a dynamic environment.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A valid First Aid Card and Oregon Driver’s License are required. Must have or be able to obtain various certificates, licenses and/or registrations as required by federal, state or local law(s) and/or determined by the district.
The physical expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

When performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see, or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk stand, sit, use fingers and hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and move around inside and outside of buildings. The employee is occasionally required to, push, pull, bend, stoop, crawl, kneel and crouch. The employee must lift and/or move up to 35lbs. and occasionally more than 100lbs. The employee may occasionally climb stairs or ladders. The employee must have, with or without vision correction, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The work environment is inside and outside of public school buildings. The noise level of the work environment is usually low to moderate, but occasionally high depending upon the location, the student population and current activities. The employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions and outdoor weather conditions, including seasonal heat and cold. The employee may occasionally be exposed to contagious diseases, bodily fluids and blood-borne pathogens.

The employee will be regularly exposed to moving parts of machinery, a variety of cleaning agents, some hazardous chemicals and fumes, risk of electrical shock and mechanical vibration.

Special Requirements:
The person selected for this position must be able to provide: proof of educational requirements, verify identity and employment authorization, complete a pre-employment record check and be approved by the State Department of Education after having a Fingerprint-Based Criminal History Verification completed.  The selected candidate will pay $10-$20 for a set of fingerprints and $59.00 for the verification check.
NOTE: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job.  This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Lake Oswego School District is committed to being an antiracist, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to race, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, religion, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. LOSD is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment procedures for individuals experiencing a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 503-534-2000. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.
Lake Oswego School District is a Drug-Free/Smoke-Free Workplace

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Lake Oswego Public Schools

4750 Jean Road , Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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Facility Operations

4200 Southwest Douglas Way , Lake Oswego, OR 97035