Lead Custodian - 24/25 SY

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Non-Instructional Support


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, 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).
Open and/or close school buildings and grounds; locks and unlocks all doors and gates; sets and controls alarm systems; checks campus for vandalism; cleans cafeteria, hallways, stairways, blackboards and restrooms; empties trash; stocks and delivers supplies to appropriate classroom or staff; sets up for special events; assemble furniture when needed. May utilize student lunch hour to do routine maintenance in the classrooms/restrooms; maintains records/log of maintenance service and repairs performed.
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, ceiling tiles, and fixtures; performs basic building maintenance; fixes loose carpet, broken windows and doors; reports maintenance and repair problems to principal/assistant principal; inspects machines and equipment for safety and efficiency on a regular basis and before requesting maintenance repair; may order or assist in the ordering of maintenance-related supplies; assists with annual inventory of school furniture, fixtures and equipment; performs related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of District policies and procedures.
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. May be exposed to moving equipment, extreme weather conditions, toxic fumes and chemicals and infectious diseases. 
Two (2) years of grounds keeping or custodial experience. , or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Must pass district administered examination with a score of 70 or greater.
Must successfully complete the mandatory SUSD New-Hire Custodial Training prior to placement in position.
Post-offer/pre-employment industrial physical exam including background check required.
Additional certifications may also be required as specified by the District.
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:  F          Hourly Pay: $17.75          Hours per Day: 8          Days: 260          
Start Date: 2024/2025 School Year
Application Procedure:
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Sunnyside USD 12

2238 E. Ginter Road , Tucson, AZ 85706

At the following locations

Craycroft Elementary School

5455 East Littletown Road , Tucson, AZ 85756