Job Description / Essential Elements:
HEMET UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
1791 W. Acacia Ave. - Hemet, CA 92545
Positions in this class report to a Lead Custodian and site Principal, and at times may be expected to work independently; maintain a safe and sanitary environment of school facilities and assist with the same on grounds surrounding assigned facilities.
~ Follow an assigned cleaning schedule;
~ Sweep, mop, strip, seal, wax and polish floors;
~ Vacuum and shampoo rugs and carpets;
~ Dust, polish, and wash classroom, and furniture;
~ Clean desks, chalkboards, trays and other classroom instructional equipment;
~ Dust and clean metal work, light fixtures and hardware;
~ Clean restrooms, including doors, mirrors, sinks, walls, floors, toilets and hardware;
~ Clean and fill dispensers and receptacles as needed;
~ Move, arrange and set up furniture and equipment to prepare classrooms, auditoriums or other activity areas for special events, activities or meetings;
~ Clean and make repairs to custodial and maintenance equipment assigned to the school or facility;
~ Conduct light or minor maintenance tasks to keep assigned areas operative, safe and clean;
~ Empty and clean waste receptacles, including trash barrels;
~ Vacuum sweep (or use leaf blower) and pick up trash on walkways, concrete and blacktop surfaces immediately adjacent to the school buildings;
~ Unclog drains, toilets, and urinals;
~ Open up or lock and secure windows, doors and gates;
~ Inspect buildings and grounds for broken equipment and vandalism and report unsafe conditions, needed repairs and maintenance;
~ Assists co-workers for the purpose of providing support in the performance of their work assignments;
~ Deliver supplies as required for the purpose of distributing items to appropriate personnel;
~ Inform designed personnel of needed supplies to ensure availability of items needed to properly perform job.
~ Basic cleaning methods, procedures, and techniques;
~ Use and application of cleaning materials, chemicals and equipment;
~ Basic work practices related to custodial work.
~ Learn and follow established cleaning methods, schedules and procedures;
~ Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos;
~ Write simple correspondence;
~ Add and subtract two digit numbers and multiply and divide with 10¡¦s and 100¡¦s.
~ Work around young children and teenagers;
~ Use or learn to use custodial equipment and supplies efficiently, properly and safely;
~ Perform minor non-technical and limited skill repair work independently;
~ Work independently with minimal supervision;
~ Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with those contacted during the course of work.
~ Follow work & safety procedures, written & verbal instructions, and schedules;
~ Respond appropriately to direction and changes in work setting;
~ Organize tasks, set priorities, maintain established pace;
~ Perform repetitive tasks;
~ Manage multiple tasks;
~ Demonstrate good problem-solving skills.
~ High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and possession of the knowledge and abilities listed above.
~ Six months of experience involved with the care and cleaning of buildings and facilities.
REQUIRED LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES
~ If required to operate a vehicle in the performance of duties, operator must possess a valid California Driver's License;
~ Maintain possession of such valid license during the course of employment;
~ Have an acceptable driving record;
~ Must be insurable at standard rates by District's insurance carrier and maintain such insurability during the course of employment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical Demands: Walk (continuously); bend, stoop, reach, push & pull (frequently) to access areas and to operate equipment; lift, up to 25 pounds (frequently), and up to 50 pounds (infrequently); grasp and manipulate tools/ equipment (frequently); use seeing, hearing and speaking.
Working Conditions: Most work performed indoors, some outdoors. Exposure to: electrically and mechanically operated equipment; cleaning agent odors; floor buffer vibration; seasonal outdoor temperatures (30o -120o) and possible exposure to dust, wind, sun and insects. Night custodian may work alone.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Bargaining Unit Position February 2002
Classified Bargaining Unit positions in the Hemet Unified School District are subject to an agency fee arrangement. All applicants are subject to a fingerprint clearance (at applicant’s expense) through the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation (DOJ/FBI). Authorization for employment will not be granted until the fingerprint clearance from DOJ/FBI has been accepted. This process takes approximately two (2) to five (5) working days.