Yardman D2 - #197257

Albuquerque Public Schools

Date: 06/08/2022 11:00 AM

City: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day



Outside candidates or non D schedule employees please apply to the Substitute Custodian (Full Time Position) position that is posted under job type Custodian.

Maintains a clean and safe environment at the assigned location for students, APS staff and the community.


Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Cleans all areas as directed by an immediate supervisor according to established procedures.

  • Ensures custodial work is performed efficiently and safely and that resulting work improves the safety and cleanliness of all areas.

  • Complies with local laws and APS procedures for the storage and disposal of supplies, chemicals, trash and waste; safely handles chemicals according to chemical directions and APS policy.

  • Sweeps and mops floors, walkways, steps and porches and de-ices and shovels snow on walkways as needed.

  • Performs minor maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs and tubes, unplugging plumbing fixtures and other similar duties.

  • Notifies immediate supervisor regarding emergencies, graffiti and other vandalism on property.

  • Opens and closes gates and buildings, examines and inspects doors, windows, buildings and property.

  • Safeguards assigned keys and ensures the security of grounds; provides notification to APS police of departure time of working night shift and other security concerns.

  • Moves limited furniture, supplies and equipment as necessary and requests assistance as needed.

  • Properly maintains, transports, and stores custodial equipment, supplies and chemicals according to APS policy; notifies supervisors of need for supply and equipment replacement.

  • Sets up/takes down tables, chairs, and bleachers and related duties as instructed by immediate supervisor.

  • Reports any accidents, hazardous situations or malfunctioning equipment to appropriate personnel as soon as possible.

  • Waters plants, mows lawns, trims shrubs, cuts weeds, rakes and performs other outdoor duties as assigned; operates and handles all equipment, tools and supplies in a safe manner.

  • Provides service for emergency work or overtime as needed.


  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work within established schedules.

  • Completion of the custodial training program; all custodians are also required to complete a mandatory APS asbestos awareness training.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written form; ability to read written instructions on labels, work orders, memos, schedules, and instructions from school personnel.

  • Must have basic math abilities related to the performance of essential functions.

  • Ability to measure and accurately use measuring devices.

  • Ability to work well independently, as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to identify emergency situations and report to appropriate personnel.


  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Two years experience in custodial operations.

  • Valid New Mexico driver’s license with insurable driving record.

  • Completion of the custodial training program; all custodians are also required to complete a mandatory APS asbestos awareness training.


Contact: Lisa Gutierrez at
5052530200 / gutierrez_lisa@aps.edu



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