Job Title: Custodian
Reports to: Assistant Director of Custodial Services/Principal Date Revised: 9/2014
Dept./School: Assigned Campus
Ability to read and understand instructions for cleaning, maintenance, and safety procedures
Knowledge of minor repair techniques and building and grounds maintenance
Ability to operate cleaning equipment and lift heavy equipment
Ability to properly handle cleaning supplies
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Cleaning1.Maintain a cleaning schedule that will include cleaning of floors, chalkboards, wastebaskets, windows, furniture, equipment, and restrooms.
2.Keep school building and grounds, including sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, and play areas, neat and clean.
3.Comply with local laws and procedures for storage and disposal of trash.
4.Assist in maintaining an inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment and request additional supplies as needed.
Maintenance and Repair5.Assist with lunchroom set up, including arranging tables and chairs.
6.Perform preventive maintenance to ensure the comfort, health, and safety of students and staff. Make minor building repairs as needed and report major repair needs to principal.
7.Regulate heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide appropriate temperatures and ensure economical usage of fuel, water, and electricity.
8. Move furniture or equipment within building as directed by principal.
9.Assist in setting up facilities for special events.
Safety10.Assist with opening and closing building each school day checking to ensure that all exit doors are open and all panic bolts are working properly during hours of building occupancy. Follow established procedures for locking, checking, and safeguarding facilities.
11.Inspect machines and equipment for safety and efficiency.
12.Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, and climbing. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
13.Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
14.All other duties as assigned.
Customer Care Skills
15.Provide professional communication with students, parents, community members, staff, and other professionals at all times.
16.Use proper phone etiquette at all times, speaking slowly and clearly. Take reliable messages, and route to the appropriate staff.
17.Ensure superior customer care skills are used via eye contact, facial expressions, voice inflections, body language, and an attitude of “going the extra mile” for others.
18.Ensure all requests for information are dealt with in an appropriate timeframe.
19.Create and maintain a welcoming, service-oriented environment toward all internal and external customers.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Buffer, stripper, wet and dry vacuum cleaner, electric drill, hand tools, shampooer, lawn mower, edger, and weed eater.
Posture: Frequent standing, sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, reaching, and overhead reaching
Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis
Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress