District Temporary Custodian

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Urbana School District 116

TITLE:  District Temporary Custodian

LOCATION:  Urbana School District #116

SUPERVISOR: Assistant Director of Facilities Services, and the Director of Facilities Services

JOB SUMMARY:  To provide a clean, well maintained environment and safe school building operation in any of the school buildings as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  • General cleaning

  • Dusting

  • Dust mopping

  • Wet mopping

  • Stripping and waxing of hard surface floors

  • Wet extraction of carpets and furnishings

  • Complete restroom cleaning and care

  • Test all plumbing and restroom fixtures once a month and report any issues and malfunctions

  • Cleaning vent external covers

  • Changing light bulbs, including overhead bulbs standing on a ladder

  • Wash windows

  • Trash removal (up to 50 lbs), clean up trash on grounds

  • Changing HVAC filters in your building according to set schedule

  • Sweeping exterior entrance daily with concrete push broom

  • Mopping or running automatic scrubber on gym floor after breakfast and lunch

  • Clean up after student and staff illness

  • Clean up blood and bodily fluids

  • Maintain security in the building

  • Monitor Fire and Electrical safety throughout the facility

  • Test Emergency and Exit lights monthly and report any malfunction

  • Clean dirt and debris from doorway and threshold, monitor for debris and trash on grounds, and complete winter chemical application

  • Set up special events

  • Move furniture, boxes, and other miscellaneous items in the building

  • Ability to complete minor maintenance and assembly of equipment and furniture

  • Snow removal from entrance of building and adjoining sidewalks, using both a snowblower and shovel (report 1 hour early on Snow Days)

  • Complete exterior work such as emptying waste receptacles, pick up trash, snow removal (including using a snow blower on walks), sweeping entrances, and cleaning flower beds

  • Submit timely work orders for building needs that are outside of scope and duties of custodial position

  • Perform light duty maintenance, including:

  • Painting

  • Changing ballasts

  • Changing vent covers

  • Changing or repairing ceiling tiles

  • Gluing cove base

  • Changing uni-vent filters twice annually

  • Thoroughly clean uni-vents each summer

  • Replacing light lens covers

  • Installing soap dispensers and bulletin boards

  • Hanging pictures

  • Minor maintenance and assembly of equipment and furniture

  • Maintenance duties completed with small tools (pliers, screwdriver, wrench)

  • Other light duty maintenance as assigned

  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant Director of Facilities Services and Building Principal(s)


    • Constant bending, standing, stooping, walking, and lifting

    • Continuous, repetitive motions, such as mopping and sweeping

    • Up to 10 lbs exertion to push a broom

    • Up to 50 lbs exertion to setup and tear down lunch tables

    • Up to 50 lbs lifting of boxes, cabinets, and furniture



    High School Diploma or Equivalent


    • Five years experience in building maintenance and/or cleaning preferred

    • Cleaning procedures for offices, classrooms, restrooms, and other areas

    • Basic knowledge of use of hand tools and minor maintenance repairs

    • Additional training in cleaning and maintenance operations desirable


    • Residence phone

    • Valid Driver’s License

    • Must be available evenings, weekends, and holidays for emergencies

    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and exert pushing force of the same

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Grant funded position, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week; position to end the last day of June 2021. 


    NOTE: This is not a position within the collective bargaining unit and is not an administrative position.



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    Urbana School District 116

    205 North Race Street , Urbana, IL 61801

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    Urbana School District #116

    205 North Race Street , Urbana, IL 61801