Custodian, 2nd Shift

Job | Posted 24 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Employment Terms:

  • Scheduled Hours are from 3:00 pm until 11:00 pm during the academic year. During the summer months, the work schedule is from 6:00 am until 2:00 pm.
  • Hourly rate: $13.34 to start + 3.25% annual increase
  • Full-benefits, including medical, prescription and dental (eligible after 90-day probationary period)
  • PSERS retirement
Position Summary

Under immediate supervision, cleans assigned area or facilities of Hamburg Area School District daily. Assists with grounds maintenance and athletic field preparation. Reports to the Head Custodian and the Director of Operations and Project Development.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., General Educational Development (GED), foreign equivalency, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications
  1. Prior experience in an industrial/commercial setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. Ability to understand written and oral instructions.
  2. Ability to operate and maintain custodial equipment.
  3. Ability to operate and maintain lawn care and landscaping equipment.
  4. Ability to perform physically demanding work.
  5. Ability to learn the appropriate use of cleaning products.
  6. Ability to climb ladders for cleaning and changing of lights.
  7. Ability to work flexible work schedules.
  8. Ability to work cooperatively with employees, students, and the public.
  9. Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods.
  10. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
Performance Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
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, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  1. Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  2. Clean and shampoo rugs and carpets.
  3. Clean floors by vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, polishing, or scrubbing.
  4. Clean, dust, and polish woodwork, furniture, glass, and other items.
  5. Service soap dispensers, towel boxes, and similar containers.
  6. Empty and clean wastepaper baskets and other refuse containers.
  7. Clean whiteboards.
  8. Move and adjust chairs, desks, tables, supplies, furniture, and equipment.
  9. Strip, seal, and wax floors.
  10. Remove spots and graffiti from floors, walls, woodwork, furniture, carpets, and fixtures.
  11. Wash and scrub walls, lavatory fixtures, windows, drinking fountains, drains, lights, light fixtures, and painted surfaces.
  12. Wash and dry laundry.
  13. Operate power sweepers, polishers, and other power equipment.
  14. May be required to move, assemble or disassemble furniture, equipment, or other items, or to assist other crafts in an emergency or as the need arises.
  15. Edge, trim, and mow grounds areas.
  16. Assist in maintenance of trees and shrubs.
  17. Perform preventive maintenance on light to medium duty diesel and gasoline internal combustion, hydraulic, and electric power equipment.
  18. In inclement weather, may be required to remove snow from walkways using necessary equipment (shovel, gas powered blower and/or gas powered snow blower (if properly trained/certified to use power equipment)). 
  19. Conform to safety standards as prescribed.
  20. Perform related duties consistent with job description and assignment.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Requirements
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: Frequent sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, carrying, crawling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, repetitive fine motor activities, climbing, and balancing. Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment. Hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Vision: Frequent near and far acuity, depth perception, focal length change, and color vision. Strength: Medium/Heavy - exert force 50-100 lbs., occasionally; 25-50 lbs., frequently; or 10-20 lbs., constantly.
Work Environment: Sometimes exposed to outdoor weather conditions with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat. Exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to loud for occasional to frequent time periods. Exposure to dust, wet and damp grounds, fumes and hazardous chemicals.
Hazards: Exposure to electric shock. Furniture, playground/office equipment, communicable diseases, chemicals and fumes (as related to specific assignment), and power/hand-operated equipment and machinery (as related to specific assignment).
Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with School Board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of non-licensed personnel.

Documents Required At Time of Application
  1. Support Staff Employment Application.
  2. High school transcript or other equivalent, (i.e., GED, college, technical, or trade school transcript, foreign equivalency, etc.).
  3. Specific documented evidence of training and experience to satisfy qualifications, if applicable.
An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Hamburg Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable accommodations may be provided for Individuals with a disability in order to perform the essential functions of the job.

Posted By

Hamburg Area School District

701 Windsor Street , Hamburg, PA 19526

At the following locations

Hamburg Area School District, Tilden Elementary

524 West State Street , Hambuirg, PA 19526