Substitute Custodian

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


The Custodial will provide students and staff with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to work, learn, play and develop.
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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Keeps building and premises, including sidewalks, driveways and play areas, neat and clean at all times
  2. Checks daily to insure that all exit doors are open all panic bolts are working properly during the hours of building occupancy
  3. Maintains all equipment in a clean and well-functioning manner
  4. Raises and lowers the United States flag daily
  5. Vacuums and spot clean carpeting in assigned area of responsibility 
  6. Sweeps classrooms and corridors and dust furniture
  7. Cleans and disinfects toilets and floors daily, cleans all sanitary fixtures and drinking fountains daily
  8. Refills restroom dispensers, as needed (i.e., toilet tissue, paper towels, hand soap, sanitary napkins)
  9. Washes windows on both the inside and outside, as needed
  10. Removes graffiti from walls and other surfaces, as needed
  11. Keeps the grounds free from rubbish
  12. Follows all safety guidelines to maintain a safe environment for staff and students
  13. Cleans all chalkboards and whiteboards, as needed
  14. Reports immediately to the principal any damage to school property and any major repairs needed
  15. Properly dispenses all dilutable cleaning solutions in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations
  16. Utilizes wet floor hazard signs whenever mopping floors or inclement weather prevails
  17. Ensures all chemical products are properly labeled whenever using
  18. Requisitions needed replacements from Director of Maintenance as needed
  19. Assists in the cafeteria, as needed
  20. Performs emergency cleaning services, as necessary while follows strict safety guidelines whenever cleaning up body fluid waste
  21. Follows the established procedures and policies of the Dunklin R-5 Board of Education
  22. Performs all duties within district cleaning procedures
  23. Removes snow from sidewalks and apply chemicals to keep sidewalk ice-free
  24. Performs other duties as assigned by Maintenance Director or Custodial Night Supervisor and/or Building Principal
Contact: Steve Copeland at 636-479-5200 for more information.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit an online application at 

The Dunklin R-5 School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age of Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Inquiries related to District programs and to the location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible by persons with disabilities may be directed to the Dunklin R-5 School District Central Office, 497 Joachim Ave. Herculaneum, MO. 63048 or by phone at 636-479-5200.

Posted By

Dunklin R-V School District

497 Joachim , Herculaneum, MO 63048

At the following locations

Multiple Campuses

497 Joachim , Herculaneum, MO 63048

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,368

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 13.59

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 227