Job | Posted 19 days ago
Under the direct supervision of the Principal, Director of Buildings and Grounds, and Business Manager, performs general cleaning and maintenance in school buildings and grounds; maintains equipment in functional condition; and provides cleaning and custodial assistance to students, teachers, visitors and others as necessary.
Essential Functions: This description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities associated with this position. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
- Checks and secures building at beginning and end of shift for the purpose of ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the building.
- Cleans rooms, hallways, cafeterias, restrooms, offices, stairways, and other areas of building according to school district standards.
- Sweeps, mops, buffs, strips, and waxes floors.
- Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and blinds.
- Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors, and sills.
- Removes graffiti, cleans glass areas.
- Replaces light bulbs.
- Sets up and breaks down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms, and functional rooms.
- Clears snow from entrances and walks, and spreads sand and ice melting chemicals.
- Performs grounds-keeping duties, clears debris and maintains grounds.
- Receives deliveries and assists in unloading trucks and storing supplies.
- Delivers supplies and materials to classrooms, bathrooms and other areas of the building.
- Empties wastebaskets; picks up and removes trash and assists in recycling program.
- Maintains a regular and predictable attendance history while employed by the district.
- Assists parents and other visitors to school buildings with special events and programs.
- Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.
- Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipment, including brooms, mops, floor cleaning and waxing machines, vacuum cleaners, snow blowers, shovels, power mower, and hand tools.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to follow oral or written work orders from supervisor, and to coordinate work with principal and others.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.
- Ability to describe orally or in writing cleaning, maintenance or repair problems as needed.
- Ability to work above ground from ladders and automatic lifts.
- Ability to use brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, buffers, electrical scrubbers, and other floor cleaning equipment.
- Ability to maintain and perform repairs to toilets, urinals, drinking fountains, and drains.
- Ability to maintain and perform repairs to light fixtures and other electrical components.
- Ability to maintain and perform repairs to windows, walls, woodwork, paint, and furniture.
- Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
- Follow all applicable safety rules, procedures, and regulation governing the proper use of tools and power equipment used in the performance of duties.
- Wears appropriate safety gear, including masks.
- Must comply with the school district’s policies and procedures regarding the use of chemicals.
- Occasional travel between schools, or between schools and the district office, may be required.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
- Works in a standard office and school building environment.
- Ability to pull bleachers and lift and move chairs, tables, cabinets, and desks.
- Ability and strength to raise and move an object weighing up to 40 pounds at least to chest height.
- Ability to use hand jacks, hand trucks, and dollies.
- Ability to withstand heights and work in crawl spaces.
- Typical risks associated with using tools of the trade.
- Exposure to cleaning chemicals, solvents, and contaminated trash.
- Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions including heat, cold, rain, or snow.
- Occasional strenuous physical work.
- 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.
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Ralston Public Schools
8545 Park Drive , Omaha, NE 68127
Compare with State
Amount per Student
State Average: $12,439
% ELL Students
State Average: 7%
Student Teacher Ratio
State Average: 13.56
% IEP Students
State Average: 15%
State Average: 166