Custodial Floater

Job | Posted 6 months ago


Purpose Statement:

The job of Custodian - Floater is done for the purpose/s of providing custodial services at assigned site; ensuring an attractive, sanitary and safe environment for students, staff and visitors; performing a variety of special cleaning operations; and assisting in preparing facilities for classroom activities and campus events.

Reports to:
Head Custodian

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in lunchrooms with recycling and other sustainable (green) efforts for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment.
  • Cleans assigned facilities and/or grounds (e.g. classrooms, offices, gym, restrooms, multipurpose rooms, pools, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment.
  • Informs students and other site personnel for the purpose of providing information and direction regarding activities, safety issues and/or proper maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Monitors students and staff in and around work areas (e.g. halls, multipurpose rooms, lunch room, restrooms, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of preventing injuries and ensuring site safety.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the Maintenance Department.
  • Replenishes classroom and rest room supplies (e.g. paper towels, soap, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring adequate quantities for daily use.
  • Responds to inquiries from staff, students, parents, and/or visitors for the purpose of providing information, taking appropriate action and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Responds to immediate safety and/or operational concerns (e.g. facility damage, vandalism, alarms, etc.) for the purpose of taking appropriate action or notifying appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Supports other site maintenance staff (e.g. grounds, trades, etc.) for the purpose of completing site custodial activities.

Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.  Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in industrial maintenance including electrical cleaning equipment, common tools, etc.; and adhering to safety practices; adhering to safety practices and procedures.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read and follow instructions; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific Knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: methods of industrial cleaning; safety practices and procedures; health standards and hazards.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with specific, job- related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific Ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working with constant interruptions; available on-call; displaying mechanical aptitude.


Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or advising others; There is some opportunity to effect the organization’s services.

Work Environment:

The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling some climbing and balancing frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 20% walking, and 70% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.

Experience:  Job related experience is desired.

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Possess a basic understanding of the chemicals and processes used in the cleaning schedule
  • Ability to read basic operating instructions and write reports
  • Ability to work well without direct supervision
  • Willingness to work at multiple locations and different shifts based upon the needs of the district

Compensation and Benefits:


There are no benefits with these positions

Application Procedure:
Applicants should apply online at

Selection Process:
Interviews will be scheduled for selected qualified applicants

Every Child, Every Day, Whatever It Takes

Posted By

Evanston/Skokie School District 65

1314 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
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