JobID 279 : Custodian (Multiple locations) (#330336)

Job | Posted 7 months ago

Position Summary:
To perform custodial work required for the routine cleaning and upkeep of the buildings and grounds to ensure a safe and healthy environment for students, staff, and the community.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities: 
  • Receives and follows instructions as directed by the lead custodian in collaboration with building administrator and the Director of Custodial Services
  • Informs lead custodian of needed supplies and equipment in a timely manner as to not hinder the continued performance of job duties
  • Lifts and moves furniture, supplies, and equipment as directed
  • Assists with the preparation of special events and activities to include, but not necessarily limited to, setting up, tearing down, and cleaning
  • Performs minor maintenance and repairs; immediately reports to lead custodian/building administrator needed major repairs by maintenance personnel
  • Corrects any minor safety hazards; immediately reports to lead custodian/building administrator major safety hazards and damage to school property
  • Maintains a high level of cleanliness of school property and grounds
  • Cleans and dusts chalkboards, furniture, exhibit cases, fixtures, doors, trim, and related furnishings
  • Cleans all glass including partitions, framed pictures, doors, windows, etc.
  • Sweeps and/or vacuums classrooms and other areas daily
  • Scrub, mop, disinfect, and polish hard-surfaced floors in restrooms, cafeteria, hallways, classrooms, etc. as required
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms and drinking fountains daily
  • Replace tissue, soap and towels in dispensers
  • Regulates the heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide an environment appropriate to the seasons and to ensure economical usage of fuel, water, and electricity
  • Monitors and turns off unnecessary lights outside of school/office hours except for those left on for safety/security reasons
  • Takes appropriate measures to ensure the security of the building/premises and assigned keys
  • Keeps floors, walkways, steps, and hallways in a clean, safe, and attractive condition at all times, especially during periods of inclement weather
  • Keeps buildings and grounds neat and clean at all times
  • Removes trash and debris from all classrooms, hallways, offices, and other rooms daily
  • Stores and disposes of trash and waste materials in compliance with all state/federal laws and district procedures
  • Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper use of tools and power equipment used in the performance of duties
  • Wears appropriate safety gear, including masks
  • Must comply with school district’s chemical right to know program and SDS sheets
  • Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor

      Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to follow oral or written work orders from supervisor, and to coordinate work with principal and others.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to describe orally or in writing cleaning, maintenance or repair problems as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.
  • Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow.
  • Ability to work above ground from ladders and automatic lifts.
  • Ability to perform work according to standard procedures and schedule set forth by supervisor.

Contract Days:  245

Salary:  Custodian Salary Schedule


Posted By

Cabot School District

602 N LINCOLN, CABOT, AR 72023
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,651 (USD)

State Average: $10,431 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 13.75

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 251