Custodian (continual posting)

Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Keeps premises of school buildings, in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Cleans and polishes lighting fixtures, marble surfaces, and trim.
  • Cleans rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, stairways, and locker rooms and other work areas.
  • Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floor.
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies. Dusts furniture and equipment.
  • Polishes metalwork. Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork. Washes windows, door panels, and sills. Empties wastebaskets, and transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Replenishes bathroom supplies. Replaces light bulbs.
  • Sets up tables and chairs in auditorium or hall.  Notifies supervisor of any repair needs.  
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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Maintains confidentiality of parent, student, and staff members.
  • Maintains courteous relationships with parents, students and staff members.
  • Displays ability to work independently.
  • Follows policies and procedures and exhibits sound and accurate judgment. 
Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands; the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Terms of Employment 
  • Salary based on column G $16.25 per hr. minimum of the approved Classified Salary schedule as established by the Governing Board.
  • 12 months, 8 hours per day
  • Benefits as assigned for this position 
  • IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella Immunization/Vaccination
  • Valid I-9 Form
Additional Duties:              
  • Performs general cleaning, and repair work, particularly during school vacations.
  • Assists parents and other visitors to school buildings with special events and programs.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.
      Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipment, including brooms, mops, floor cleaning and waxing machines, vacuum cleaners.

Safety Requirements
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 hygiene program and follow MSDS sheets.

Travel Requirements
Occasional travel between schools, or between schools and central office, may be required.

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(s).
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions.
  • Exposure to cleaning chemicals, solvents and contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc

Qualifications Profile:
  • Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.
    Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  • High School Diploma or completion of sufficient education to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • Previous experience in building and cleaning maintenance desirable.
  • AZ Motor Vehicle Operator's license or ability to provide own transportation.
  • Six months to one year related experience and/or training.
Notice of Non Discrimination
The Florence Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission or access to or treatment or employment in its policies, procedures or practices, in compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Florence Unified School District Career and Technical Education Department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  FUSD CTE programs available include:  Ag-Science, Business Management, Carpentry, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Dental Assistant, Early Childhood Education, Engineering, Film/TV, Fire Science, Graphic Design, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Networking Securities, Nursing Assistant, Veterinary Assistant, and Welding.  The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs.  The Florence Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s). Thad Gates, Title IX Coordinator, Florence Unified School District 1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona. (520)-866-3565 or Eric Turner, 504 Coordinator, 1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona.  (520) 866-3500.

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Florence Unified School District #1

P.O. Box 2850 1000 S. Main Street, Florence, AZ 85132

At the following locations


1000 S. Main Street , Florence, AZ 85132