Lead Custodian III at La Joya Community HS (2011-2012 SY)

Posted: Continuous 2012-02-24
Closes: until filled
La Joya Community HS

Hourly salary range $12.93 to $14.48

Contract months: 12

Salary Grade: 16

Hours per day: 8


Purpose Statement
The job of Custodian III is done for the purpose/s of maintaining an attractive, sanitary and safe facility for
students, staff and public; supervising the provision of equipment and furniture arrangements for meetings,
classroom activities and events, and trains others as needed.

Assigned to work with maintenance crew when school is not in session for the purpose of maximizing
the efficiency of the work force and meeting shift requirements.

Directs the setting up of tables and chairs or other equipment for special events for the purpose of
ensuring the availability of facilities and/or equipment.

Monitors attendance and services of custodians for the purpose of completing projects/work orders
efficiently and ensuring adequate coverage of custodial operations.

Provide custodial support and assist the plant foreman in directing the operation of the facility during
the evening shift for the purpose of ensuring that work is completed to provide a clean, secure and
operational facility.

Reports safety hazards and needed repairs to plant foreman for the purpose of ensuring that items are
repaired in a safe operating condition.

Secures the building site at the end of shift for the purpose of minimizing property damage, loss and/or
liability and ensuring safety at work site.

Supervises and cleans classrooms, cafeterias, hallways, restrooms, offices, special area rooms, locker
rooms, sidewalks and other areas of the assigned site as appropriate for the purpose of ensuring the
maintenance of a clean, safe and attractive environment.

Sweeps, dusts, vacuums, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors using a variety of floor care products and
machines for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, clean and attractive facility.

Trains other custodians in their duties as needed for the purpose of developing professional trade and
safety awareness skills.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, non-technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in
order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of
the job include: adhering to safety practices.
KNOWLEDGE is required to read and follow instructions; and understand multi-step written and oral
instructions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes:
basic knowledge of cleaning procedures.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather and/or collate data; and
consider a variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide
variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment
using a variety of processes. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work
with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. In working with
others, problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with
data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is significant.
Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: proper use of
job-related equipment.


Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; directing
other persons within a small work unit; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some
resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some
opportunity to effect the Organization’s services.


Working Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical
demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing;
significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.
Generally the job requires 5% sitting, 20% walking, and 75% standing. The job is performed under
some temperature extremes and in varying atmospheric conditions.

Experience: Job Related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired
Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Required Testing: None Specified
Certificates & Licenses: None Specified

Continuing Educ. / Training: None Specified

Clearances: None Specified

The following policies have been adopted and are reflected in our employment practices:
This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, creed, age, gender or disability.
This organization complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons who may need some
accommodation in the hiring process should contact the personnel office.
This organization is a drug and tobacco free workplace.
This organization requires a successful applicant to provide employment eligibility and verification of
a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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