Custodian - Child Nutrition

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Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Custodian - Child Nutrition

  Purpose Statement

         The job of Custodian - Child Nutrition is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational

         process with specific responsibilities for ensuring an attractive, sanitary and safe environment for students,

         staff, and visitors to eat their meals; and performing a variety of special cleaning operations.

         This job reports to Assigned Administrator

  Essential Functions

        Attends unit meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of gathering information

        required to perform job functions.

        Cleans assigned facilities (e.g. cafeteria and multipurpose rooms, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a

        sanitary, safe and attractive environment.

        Informs students and other site personnel for the purpose of providing information and direction regarding

         activities, safety issues and/or proper maintenance of facilities.

        Maintains facilities clean and attractive (e.g. dry mop or dust mop kitchen and cafeteria as needed

        throughout meal times, empty wastebaskets and trash containers, able to lift and move boxes, supplies,

        trash, and equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds, etc.) for the purpose of providing students, staff and

        others with a clean attractive area to eat their meals.

        Monitors students and staff in and around work areas (e.g. multipurpose rooms and lunch room, etc.) for

        the purpose of preventing injuries and ensuring site safety.

        Prepares site for daily operations (e.g. keeping floors clean and in good state of preservation, scrubbing

        and disinfect toilet floors, cleaning all sanitary fixtures and drinking fountains, etc.) for the purpose of

        ensuring facilities are operational and hazard free.

        Replenishes custodial supplies (e.g. paper towels, cleaning supplies, mops, etc.) for the purpose of

        ensuring adequate quantities for daily use.

        Reports needed repairs, any damage to school property, or equipment malfunction for the purpose of

        maintaining a safe environment.

        Responds to inquiries from staff, students, parents, and/or visitors for the purpose of providing

        information, taking appropriate action and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

  Other Functions

        Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective

        functioning of the work unit.

  Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

     Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

     SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job

     conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:

     common tools; and adhering to safety practices.

     KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios;

     understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and

     oral instructions.  Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job

     include: methods of cleaning; and safety practices and procedures


     ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work

     with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment

     using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with

     specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to

     identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and

     problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform

     the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting

     deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working with constant interruptions; being respectful with

     children; and following directives.


     Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information

     and/or advising others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be

     required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s


     Work Environment

     The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:

     significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling,

     crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 5% sitting, 70% walking, and

     25% standing.  The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to

     risk of injury and/or illness.

     Experience:           Job related experience is desired.

     Education:            High school diploma or equivalent.

   Certificates and Licenses

   Food Handlers/ServSafe Certificate

     Continuing Educ. / Training:                                              Clearances

     Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses                                  Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance


   FLSA Status                                                                                                        Salary Grade

   Non Exempt                                                                                                                  1


Posted By

Union Elementary School District (AZ)

3834 S. 91st Ave. , Tolleson, AZ 85353

At the following locations

Dos Rios Elementary School

2150 South 87th Avenue , Tolleson, AZ 85353