Custodian (260 days / 4.0 hours per day)
Closes: Open Until Filled
Minden Elementary School
DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
CUSTODIAN- District Wide Rover
Performs moderately difficult work in the performance of custodial work involving the cleaning, maintenance and repair of buildings, premises, and entryways. The Custodian provides students and staff with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, efficient, and orderly site in which to learn, play, develop, teach and work.
Work is performed independently in accordance with established procedures under the general supervision of the Custodial Supervisor and each site Head Custodian. The Custodial Supervisor with input from the Head Custodian of each site, and Site Administration will at least annually evaluate the Custodian’s performance.
May occasionally provide instruction, training and direction to less experienced custodians.
Follow District cleanliness standards in the Pro- Clean method set by the Custodial Supervisor.
Roving custodian’s must be able to drive to all school sites daily, even during possible inclement weather during winter.
The primary duty of the custodian is to keep the custodian’s assigned area clean.
Clean, repair and maintain building and premises including classrooms, hallways, and entryways; perform custodial duties including cleaning and maintaining restrooms, floors, windows, doors, furniture, carpeting, locker and weight rooms, gym, and other related interior/exterior building surfaces.
Shovel, plow and/or de-ice walks, driveways, parking areas, and steps as appropriate; operate snow removal equipment.
Check daily to insure that all exit doors are open and all panic bolts are working properly during the hours of building occupancy.
Assume responsibility for the opening and/or closing of the building and for determining, before leaving, that all doors and windows are secured, and all lights, except those left on for safety reasons, are turned off.
Sweep/vacuum classrooms, clean desk tops, empty wastebaskets, and dust furniture.
Clean corridors after school each day and during day as conditions require.
Scrub, hose down, and disinfect toilet floors daily and clean all sanitary fixtures and drinking fountains daily.
Wash all building windows on both inside and outside at least twice a year and more frequently if necessary.
Keep all floors in a clean and attractive condition and in a good state of preservation.
Clean all chalkboards and white boards at least once a week.
Make minor electrical, plumbing, and other building repairs as necessary; report major repairs needed to the Head Custodian; report any damage to school property immediately to the appropriate individual.
Check all light fixtures and exit signs for burned out lamps and replace accordingly, calling for assistance when necessary.
Assist in site painting projects as well as extensive, team clean-up projects; may also act as deep cleaner.
Move furniture or equipment within buildings for various activities as directed.
Raise the United States flag at or before 8:00 a.m. on each school day, and lower it at or after 3:30 p.m.
Comply with local laws and procedures for the storage and disposal of trash, rubbish, and waste.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Contact with staff and students. Occasional contact with the general public.
CONDITIONS OF WORK
Work involves heavy lifting, bending, pulling, pushing, standing and crawling up and down ladders; snow shoveling; exposure to inclement weather when snow shoveling or performing cleaning or maintenance duties.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge of: the cleaning methods, materials and equipment used in custodial work; occupational hazards and equipment common to the work; safe and correct use of hand and power tools and equipment common to custodial work; methods, materials and equipment used in maintenance and repair work including minor plumbing and electrical; safety precautions and safe work practices. The ability to perform the following work activities with or without reasonable accommodations:
¨ Safely and correctly perform custodial duties on buildings and premises
¨ Operate equipment and tools common to custodial work including vacuum cleaners, shampooers,and waxers.
¨ Lift up to 60 lbs; bend, pull and push; Move furniture or equipment.
¨ Climb Ladders.
¨ Operate snow removal equipment and/or shovel snow.
¨ Understand and follow orders and written instructions.
¨ Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
¨ Maintain good physical condition.
¨ Work independently in the absence of a supervisor.
¨ Maintain regular attendance.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
One (1) year experience in custodial work and some experience in minor maintenance and repair work and high school graduation; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this work.
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