Job Description / Essential Elements:
BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB CLASSIFICATION
To perform a variety of responsible cleaning and custodial work at an assigned District site; to keep assigned areas in a clean and orderly condition; to be responsible for basic site security during an assigned shift; and to do related work as required.
Employees in this classification receive general supervision within an established framework of well-defined policies and procedures.
Site Administrator and Director of Maintenance
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES (The following information is descriptive and is not restrictive as to duties required)
• Follow scheduled routine;
• Empty trash cans into bin;
• May move and arrange furniture and equipment;
• Loads, unloads, picks-up, and delivers parcels, food, and supplies as assigned;
• Full cleaning duties in classrooms and offices;
• Cleans, shampoos and/or vacuums floor coverings;
• Sweeps, mops and scrubs floors;
• Operates scrubbers, buffers, waxers, vacuums, and other equipment and machinery;
• Dusts, waxes, and polishes furniture and woodwork;
• Cleans walls, windows, sills, shelves, boards, trays, light covers, sinks, counters;
• Empties, cleans, and lines waste receptacles;
• Full kitchen and full cafeteria/multi-purpose room cleaning;
• Sweeps, mops and scrubs floors;
• Applies gym finish to wood floors;
• Full cleaning duties for the campus;
• Responds to emergency cleanups, such as spills and clogged drains;
• Participates in the selection of methods, materials, and procedures to be used in general custodial maintenance projects;
• Graffiti and trash removal;
• Gardening as required;
• Waters grounds as required;
• Observes and reports needed repairs;
• Reports sanitary and safety hazards;
• Operate blower and keep hallways and grounds free of debris;
• Perform minor non-technical repair and other maintenance duties such as but not limited to replacing light bulbs and lighting tubes, unplugging toilets and sinks, changing fuses, and perform minor painting.
• Monitors individual inventory;
• Inspect fire extinguishers in accordance with established procedures
• Set up and take down chairs for school events;
• Set up and/or equipment for activities;
• Clean activity area for day use;
• Campus walkthrough and readiness (flag, spot checking school grounds);
• Assisting staff and students where necessary;
• Maintains facility security during a work shift;
• Secures all buildings, windows, gates, sets alarms; and
• Other duties as needed
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Frequently stands and walks for extended periods; stoops, kneels, and crouches to pick-up or move objects, office equipment, and furniture; ability to perform heavy physical labor for sustained periods of time; physical ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance; physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 150 pounds with assistance; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communications; uses vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers, and waxing equipment.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in a variety of District facilities; some exposure to controlled and hazardous substances and chemicals; some contact with staff and the public.
Knowledge of :
Basic custodial supplies, equipment, and methods.
Oral and written communication skills.
Proper materials and methods used in cleaning work.
Basic hand tools used in routine building maintenance.
Safe work practices and procedures.
Care and maintenance of custodial and gardening equipment and tools.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Safely use and apply cleaning agents, equipment, and materials.
Read and write at the level required for successful job performance.
Recognize and locate conditions which require maintenance and repair work.
Use and care for tools.
Work on own initiative without close supervision.
Perform arithmetic calculations at the level necessary for satisfactory job performance.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Interact positively with staff, students, parents, and members of the community.
Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Previous work experience performing custodial work is highly desirable.
Ravenswood City School District requires employees to have technology skills. E-mail, standard software usage and data entry may be employment requirements. Advanced technical skills may be obtained through on-job training as needed.