Job Description / Essential Elements:
Contract: 12 Months
Supervisor: Custodial Supervisor/Site Administrator
Under supervision of the school principal, and/or custodial supervisor, the school custodian performs routine cleaning work on assignment at a school in the district and does related work as required. During summer vacation and other vacation periods, at non-year round schools.
1. Education: High School diploma or equivalent and is willing to participate in professional growth activities.
2. Experience: Experience in custodial and maintenance work.
3. Knowledge: General methods of maintenance and cleaning procedures, use of cleaning materials and yard care; the danger of hazardous materials; the appropriate action to prevent injury to self and others.
4. Ability to: Operate motorized equipment. Use equipment common to the custodial, grounds keeping and maintenance function, work independently to complete tasks, develop and follow schedules, written directions, communicate effectively and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work, follow general safety and hazardous materials procedures. Must have the ability to speak, read, and write in English in a job related setting. Bilingual skills, which benefit the District, may be desired.
5. Required: Must have a valid California Drivers' License. Required Fingerprinting and TB test. Required to pass pre-employment medical examination. Must pass District administered written comprehension skills test in basic English
1. Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, polishes linoleum, tile, vacuum, remove spots and shampoo carpets and wood floors.
2. Cleans and dust walls, furniture, woodwork, and other equipment.
3. Washes, scrubs, and disinfects restrooms, shower rooms and restock paper supplies.
4. Cleans windows, door glass, and drinking fountains.
5. Cleans and polishes metal work such as door panels and hand railings.
6. Empties and cleans waste containers.
7. Lights and turns off room heaters and hot water heaters as needed.
8. Assists in moving or rearranging chairs, tables, desks, furniture, and other equipment.
9. Replaces light bulbs.
10. Receives and distributes supplies.
11. Maintains equipment used in the course of work.
12. Reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards.
13. Assists in restoration of buildings and grounds.
14. Lock doors, close windows, and see that the school is secure before leaving.
15. Set up for breakfast and lunch.
16. Performs all duties as assigned that reasonably relates to regularly assigned duties in relation to those fixed and prescribed duties developed by the Governing Board to the individual employee's job classification. (Ed. Code Section 45109 and 45110)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
With or without the use of aids:
Sufficient vision to read print.
Sufficient distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to focus.
Sufficient depth perception.
Sufficient color acuity.
Sufficient hearing to hear verbal directions.
Sufficient hearing to hear normal conversation in person and on the telephone.
Ability to speak in a voice that can be clearly heard and understood on the telephone and in face-to-face conversations.
Ability to reach horizontally and vertically with arms.
Sufficient dexterity to manipulate small objects and print or write legibly.
Sufficient physical ability, strength, mobility, stamina to climb, bend, stretch, stand, kneel, walk, stoop, extend legs, and stamina to lift, carry, push or pull objects, which weigh 50 pounds.
Physical ability to sit for extended periods of time.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.