Head Custodian (12 months)

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


12-month, fulltime position.  Eligible for health insurance, retirement benefits, life insurance, tuition assistance, paid holidays, and paid sick/personal leave.
Work hours:  10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., or 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (depending on building location)


Pay Grade 9: minimum hourly rate = $16.98 (hourly rate dependent upon similar work experience)

Supervises and monitors the work of custodians and performs custodial tasks to maintain the school plant in a clean and orderly condition so that full educational and recreational use of it may be made at all times.




Supervises the activities of workers engaged in custodial tasks.  Plans, organizes and assigns custodial duties as required.  Checks the cleanliness of custodial equipment, building and surrounding areas.  Inspects plant facilities such as heating and plumbing, for proper operations.  Identifies and reports existing and potential maintenance and safety problems, in accordance with established procedures.  Responsible for building security and assists in maintaining a centralized key control system.


Evaluates the performance of all custodians assigned to the building giving positive/corrective feedback to ensure the highest standards.  Maintains accurate time and attendance records.


Assists custodians with problems they encounter.  Cleans, repairs, and maintains equipment. 


Assists in loading and unloading of supplies and furniture as needed.  Ensures that accurate records reflect supplies ordered and received.


Sets up tables and chairs for various functions and events as required.   Assists in snow removal and other emergency situations.


Arranges for the school plant to be opened and closed daily.


Performs all tasks of a custodial nature to include emptying trash and garbage containers, cleaning sinks and toilets, replenishing paper supplies as needed, cleaning lint dust and dirt from table tops and other furniture, and maintaining floors where required.


Plans, organizes and implements all projects and procedures to ensure a clean and orderly school plant.


Performs related duties as required by his/her supervisor and/or building administrator.




Monitors and evaluates the activities of custodial staff.




Receives instructions from the Zone Supervisor and the Custodial Services Coordinator and general supervision from the principal or designee.  Guidance is provided by the Supervisor of Maintenance and other maintenance personnel on technical maintenance problems.  References include Policy Manual and various trade manuals.




Frequent interruptions, changing priorities, heavy-duty lifting, occasional work in inclement weather.  Exposure to cleaning agents, potential electrical hazards, and various types of cleaning equipment.

Posted By

Williamsburg-James City County School District

P.O. Box 8781 117 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23187

At the following locations


597 Jolly Pond Road , Williamsburg, VA 23188