Custodian

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    DEFINITION: Under close supervision, maintains safe and clean environment and assists in grounds keeping tasks for an assigned school for Sunnyside Unified School District.  

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledges, skills and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).
     
    TASKS:
    Opens and closes school buildings and grounds; locks and unlocks all doors and gates; sets and controls alarm systems; checks campus for vandalism; monitors students during meals; cleans and disinfects cafeteria, hallways, stairways, blackboards and restrooms; empties trash; stocks and delivers supplies to appropriate classroom or staff; sets up for special events; assembles furniture when needed.
     
    Assists teachers upon request; sweeps, mops and waxes floors; vacuums carpet and floors; sanitizes buildings; cleans mirrors and windows; cleans office areas; changes out lights and fixtures; performs basic building maintenance; fixes loose carpet, broken windows and doors; reports maintenance and repair problems to supervisor; may order or assist in the ordering of maintenance-related supplies; performs related duties as assigned.
     
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
    Knowledge of grounds keeping and custodial practices, procedures and techniques.
    Knowledge of District policies and procedures.
    Knowledge of proper methods, materials and equipment used in grounds keeping and custodial practices.
    Knowledge of cleaning methods for floors, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions when handling cleaning supplies, chemicals, or equipment.
    Skill in installing, maintaining and repairing sprinkler systems.
    Skill in safely using and maintaining equipment and tools to complete assigned projects.
    Skill in cleaning and maintaining school sites facilities and grounds.
    Skill in following oral and written instructions.
    Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments. Work requires frequent walking, standing, bending and lifting up to 25 pounds. May be exposed to moving equipment, extreme weather conditions, toxic fumes and chemicals and infectious diseases. 
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Must pass district administered examination with a score of 70 or greater.
    One (1) year grounds keeping or custodial experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
    Additional certifications may also be required as specified by the District.
    High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
     
    Depending on the needs of the District, some incumbents in this class must be able to demonstrate fluency in both Spanish and English as a condition of employment.

    Salary Grade:  7        Hourly Pay: $12.00         Hours per Day: 8          Days: 220
    Start Date: 2020/2021 School Year

    Application Procedure:
    Apply online

     

    Posted By

    Sunnyside USD 12

    1725 East Bilby Road, Tucson, AZ 85706
     
    Insights
    Compare with State

    Amount per Student

    $8,172

    State Average: $8,651

    % ELL Students

    13%

    State Average: 6%

    Student Teacher Ratio

    19.53

    State Average: 23.13

    % IEP Students

    13%

    State Average: 12%

    FTE

    1,952

    State Average: 143