Facilities Maintenance (Custodian)

Posted 4 years ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Job Title:  Facilities Maintenance - Custodian
Location/Worksite:  Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts & Technology, Grand Rapids, MI
Type of Employment:  Full-time (possible flex hours)
West Michigan's first and finest performing arts charter academy, Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Custodian t
o maintain the physical school plant in a condition of operating excellence at all times.  Join an innovative new Charter Academy, and be a part of a learning culture that will introduce students to the study of the arts and technology, integrated in a rigorous college-ready academic curriculum. Ellington will provide students with the global inspiration to tap into the amazing capability of every student and that will cultivate an intimate learning environment focused on each individual student.

Candidates must pass a background check and have the ability to work a fast-paced environment.

REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Security and Facilities

1. High School graduate or equivalent 
2. Training and skill demonstrated in maintenance of school buildings, including repair of mechanical devices, electrical and plumbing items, carpentry skills and carpeting/floor tile installation skills. 

3. Possess a valid Michigan driver's license. 

4. Possess good public relations skills. 
5. Ability of lift, move and carry 50 pounds.



Report to Facilities Director who is responsible for the direction of housekeeping services in the facility.
Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures.
Clean, dust and nwipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; replace light bulbs; refill restroom dispensers.
Assist with the set up of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.
Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools.
Wash walls and equipment; use ladders when required in work assignments.
Lock and unlock assigned buildings: secure buildings when facilities are not in use checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights.
Follow insturctions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.
Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs in areas within sixteen feet of buildings using hand-operated tools or small power equipment.
Move furniture, equipment, supplies, and tools on an incidental basis.
Wash accessible interior and exterior windows.  Clean blinds.  Launder cleaning rags and dust mops.
Attend to emergencies when necessary.
Handle recycling materials.
Assist in inverntory control and security.
Safely operate all vehicles and other job related equipment.
Perform other related duties as required.


Twelve (Full-Time) months employment. 


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GREAAT Schools

670 Burton Street Southeast , Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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Grand Rapids Ellington Academy

670 Burton Street Southeast , Grand Rapids, MI 49507