Custodian - #604287

Arkansas City USD 470

Date: 11/25/2021 22:30 PM

City: Blackwell, Oklahoma

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

  • JobID: 320

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    Position Function:

    Under the direct supervision of the Principal, Director of Facilities, and Business Manager, performs general cleaning and maintenance in school buildings and grounds; maintains equipment in functional condition; and provides cleaning and custodial assistance to students, teachers, visitors and others as necessary.

    Performs related duties and general maintenance work as required.

    Essential Functions:
      Checks and secures building at beginning and end of shift for the purpose of ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the building
      Cleans rooms, hallways, cafeterias, restrooms, offices, stairways, and other areas of building according to school district standards
      Sweeps, mops, buffs, strips, and waxes floors
      Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and blinds
      Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors, and sills
      Removes graffiti, cleans glass areas
      Replaces light bulbs
      Sets up and breaks down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms, and functional rooms
      Clears snow from entrances and walks, and spreads sand and ice melting chemicals
      Performs grounds-keeping duties, clears debris and maintains grounds
      Receives deliveries and assists in unloading trucks and storing supplies
      Delivers supplies and materials to classrooms, bathrooms and other areas of the building
      Empties wastebaskets; picks up and removes trash and assists in recycling program.

    Additional Duties:

      Performs general cleaning, and repair work, particularly during school vacations
      Assists parents and other visitors to school buildings with special events and programs
      Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.

    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility


    Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipment, including brooms, mops, floor cleaning and waxing machines, vacuum cleaners, snow blowers, shovels, power mower and hand tools

    Safety Requirements

    Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper use of tools and power equipment used in the performance of duties

    Wears appropriate safety gear, including masks

    Must comply with school district's chemical hygiene program and follow MSDS sheets

    Travel Requirements

    Occasional travel between schools, or between schools and central office, may be required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      Ability to follow oral or written work orders from supervisor, and to coordinate work with principal and others
      Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
      Ability to describe orally or in writing cleaning, maintenance or repair problems as needed
      Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work
      Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure
      Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow
      Ability to work above ground from ladders and automatic lifts
      Ability to perform work according to standard procedures and schedule set forth by supervisor(s).

    Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

      Works in standard office and school building environments
      Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions
      Exposure to cleaning chemicals, solvents and contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc.

    See the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position

    Qualifications Profile:
      Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.

      Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
      High School Diploma or completion of sufficient education to successfully perform the duties of the position
      Previous experience in building and cleaning maintenance desirable
      [State] Motor Vehicle Operator's license or ability to provide own transportation.

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