Custodian- Chinook Middle School - PM Shift (3:00 PM to 11:30 PM)
Posted on: January 9, 2022
Employment Begins: 2021/2022 School Year8 hours/day; 5
days/week; 260 days/yearCUSTODIANSTANDARD POSITION
DESCRIPTIONClassification: Custodian Location: Assigned
BuildingReports to: Principal or Designee FLSA Status:
Non-ExemptBargaining Unit: CustodiansThis is a standard position
description to be used for positions with similar duties,
responsibilities, classification and compensation. Employees
assigned to the position description may or may not perform all of
the essential functions indicated in this position description.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement
between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the
employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job
change.Part I: Position Summary: The school custodian plays an
essential role in maintaining the building and physical plant, and
supporting a learning environment that promotes health, attitude
and pride of students. In addition to regular building maintenance
functions, the school custodian provides direct support to
classroom teachers in set up and maintenance of furniture and
equipment. The school custodian also serves as a role model for
students by displaying a professional, courteous, and helpful
nature. Assists in campus security as necessary.The District
represents a diverse community with a population of approximately
40% students with diverse backgrounds. We seek an individual who
has successful experience in working with culturally diverse
families and communities. The selected candidate must demonstrate a
commitment to strengthening community engagement and communication
with the District's diverse populations.Part II: Supervision and
Controls over the Work: The school custodian receives day-to-day
direction from the school administrator(s) and receives specific
performance requirements from the supervisor for
maintenance/custodial. The school custodian operates within
district and school policies and procedures, and by applying
acceptable custodial standards, Labor and Industry standards, and
OSHA standards. Part III: Major Duties and Responsibilities
(depending on specific assignment, duties and responsibilities
listed may include, but are not limited to the following):
- Sweep, mop, vacuum, scrub, and refinish floors; clean, dust and
polish furniture; wash windows and walls; clean restrooms; dispose
of rubbish, change lights, etc.; make certain all areas of the
building are kept in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition
according to industry and/or district standards.
- Pick up litter within the schools and on school grounds.
- Assure safety during inclement weather to including shoveling,
salting, providing slip protection on wet floors, securing against
wind damage, snow removal from roofs, remove debris from down
spouts when clogged, etc.
- Applies cleaning chemicals according to established safety
- Adheres to safety measures for cleaning, lifting, moving, and
- Performs minor repair and maintenance as authorized by district
- Removes extraneous dirt/markings from interior and exterior
vertical/horizontal surfaces (walls, doors, etc.).
- Advise building principal/Maintenance Department on matters
relating to mechanical equipment and/or building maintenance.
- Performs minor painting to walls, rails, playgrounds and other
areas of the school.
- Keeps all equipment in a good state of repair and
- Administrative Functions:
- Initiate maintenance service requests according to district
procedures. Follows-through to assure that maintenance is performed
in a timely manner.
- Maintains inventory and request cleaning supplies and materials
needed to accomplish assigned tasks.
- Maintains awareness of energy conservation and make suggestions
of methods and procedures to consider energy.
- Secures equipment and supplies and protects against pilferage,
loss, theft, or abuse.
- Required to follow Board policies and stay abreast of updates
- Safety and Security:
- Periodically inspects, or otherwise maintains awareness of,
facility and equipment to detect and prevent injuries or
- Secures school building to insure proper building security at
all times. Lock, secure and code out building at end of shift.
- Verifies that emergency equipment is maintained and repaired as
- Assists in implementing emergency planning and response.
- Performs other duties as assigned.Part IV: Minimum
- Incumbents must have successful experience in working with
culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise
demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse
community and skill in communicating with a diverse
- Must have completed an apprenticeship or the equivalent within
the specific trade/craft area.
- Must be trained in First Aid. CPR and defibrillator training
may be required.
- Ability to communicate and maintain good working relations with
all District employees, vendors, contractors, and public
- Ability to work effectively in an environment with frequent
interruptions requiring the ability to concentrate and consistently
produce accurate work while responding to interruptions and
- Initiative and ability to work with minimal direction; sound
judgment and decision making capabilities are essential.
- Knowledge of state and local codes related to assigned
- Must possess a valid Washington State driver's license and a
safe driving record and be able and willing to operate district
owned vehicles. Part V: Desired Qualifications:
- Graduation from high school or equivalent.
- Experience with and knowledge of: intrusion alarms, automatic
fire alarm/sprinkler systems, HVAC systems and controls (computer
controlled type experience preferred).Part VI: Physical and
Environmental Requirements of the Position:The physical demands and
work environment 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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
frequently required to bend, sit, move about, hear and speak. Noise
level may be high when operating power equipment. Employee may be
required to work in restricted spaces to include crawling and/or
climbing as working at heights. Required to stand, be on feet, and
move around for a full work shift.Ability to work using ladders,
scaffolding, mechanical lifts and district vehicles. Ability to
spend most of the work-day standing, lifting, and walking. Ability
to lift up to 60 pounds and move heavier materials using
appropriate equipment.Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee
is required to use properly use such safety equipment as is
appropriate to the work to prevent injury to self or others.Ability
to communicate in person, by radio, electronically and over the
phone. Ability to use computer equipment to complete reports,
generate service orders, maintain inventories, etc.While performing
the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside
weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet
and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or
caustic chemicals. It may be expected that the individual could be
exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials or
illnesses during the course of their duties.THIS IS A UNION
POSITIONEqual Opportunity EmployerNorth Thurston School District
does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of
sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or
military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity,
disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and
provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth
groups. The following employees have been designated to handle
questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights
Coordinator and Title IX Officer: Charles Burleigh, 360-412-4452,
email@example.com; Section 504 Coordinator: Leslie Van
Leishout, 306-412-4484, firstname.lastname@example.org. Address for both:
305 College St. NE. Lacey, WA 98516.IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Effective June 11, 1992, pursuant to Public Law 92544 all new
employees must complete a satisfactory fingerprint and sexual
misconduct background check. All employment is considered temporary
until receipt of satisfactory check. Proof that the fingerprinting
process has begun must be supplied to Human Resources prior to the
first day of employment.
- Position Type:Full-time
- Positions Available:1Job Category :Support Staff >
- No experience requiredContact Information
- Leanne Petrie
- 305 College St. NE
- Lacey,Washington 98516
- Phone: 360-412-4491
- Email: click here
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