Job Description

Posted Date: December 09, 2019
Position Start Date: January 13, 2020
Location: Timberview Middle School
Academy District 20 Mission Statement

The mission of Academy District 20 is to educate every student in a safe and nurturing environment and to provide comprehensive, challenging curricular and extracurricular opportunities that meet the unique needs of every individual by expanding interests, enhancing abilities, and equipping every student with the knowledge, skills, and character essential to being a responsible citizen of our community, our nation, and the world.

Job Goal

Ensures the overall cleanliness and safety of their facility by supervising, training, and evaluating personnel, submitting accurate and necessary work orders, and monitoring contracted services if required, perform maintenance, cleaning, and set-up requests generated by staff; responsible for the maintenance of the location

Job Description: Essential Position Functions

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.

  • Reports consistently for work as scheduled
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards
  • Assists administrators with emergency plan of securing building in crisis situation
  • Assists in cafeteria and other areas during the workday assignment as directed
  • Assists in the selection, assignment, scheduling, and training of members of the custodial staff
  • Assists students and staff with items such as lockers, doors, desks, lights, etc. and performs minor repairs as needed
  • Assists with safety drills, scenarios, and real-life situations as needed and directed
  • Assists with the management of the district chemical product management plan and updates SDS manual.
  • Attends training and in-service meetings to include technical training as necessary
  • Checks and replaces ceiling tiles and light bulbs as needed
  • Cleans hazards, including bodily fluids, spills, etc. per best practices and current regulations
  • Cleans, dusts, and straightens desks; cleans counters, toilets, sinks, whiteboards, cove bases, blinds, walls, furniture, vents, windows, mirrors, carpet, floors, and other items as needed and assigned
  • Coordinates and assists in preparation for school functions
  • Develop an effective work force by supervising, training and demonstration district approved cleaning and restorative methods
  • Ensures facilities are safe and operational for students, staff, and the community
  • Ensures the building is opened at appropriate times, raises and lowers flags
  • Keeps building(s) and grounds, including sidewalks, driveways, athletic and play areas, neat and clean at all times.
  • Keeps cafeteria area free of spills, etc., during lunchtime
  • Maintains an inventory and recommends purchase of suitable supplies, tools, and equipment
  • Maintains master list, controls and assigns keys for building and equipment to all staff
  • Maintains records and reports on inventory, equipment, and the status of current projects
  • Maintains the safety of playground equipment and surfacing materials
  • Monitors water, electrical, sewer, HVAC, etc. and assists in emergency shut off as needed
  • Moves, relocates, and transports materials, furniture, and equipment as needed and assigned
  • Mows lawns and trims and edges around walks and structures as directed
  • Performs any duties as assigned associated with building upkeep including painting, and other non-routine maintenance tasks
  • Performs crossing guard duties as directed
  • Plans and oversees, sets up, arranges, and breaks down equipment used for various functions at the location
  • Plans and performs minor maintenance repairs to the facilities and systems and reports major discrepancies
  • Prepares work orders and reports and solves maintenance problems before they become emergencies
  • Processes internal work requests submitted by the teaching and administrative staff
  • Promotes an efficient building by understanding and implementing sustainability management strategies as required
  • Recommends and orders building painting supplies and paints accordingly
  • Removes and disposes of trash in facilities and on grounds
  • Reports minor and major building and facility-related discrepancies or areas of need
  • Reviews and develops cleaning standards and methods
  • Sanitizes rooms and facilities where applicable, including but not limited to restrooms, water fountains, gymnasiums, pools and locker rooms, etc.
  • Sets up for regular and special events as directed
  • Shovels, plows, and/or sands walks and steps as appropriate
  • Vacuums, shampoos, sweeps, strips, buffs, dusts, mops, etc. floors and stairs as needed
  • Works with outside vendors and local code agencies performing building maintenance functions
Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
3 years of experience in a custodial service position

Preferred Qualifications

Some supervisory experience
5 years of experience in a custodial service position

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple crew members
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, staff, students, parents, and the general public
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to manage simultaneous demands
  • Ability to operate and care for mechanized cleaning equipment
  • Ability to operate and care for standard custodial equipment, performing a wide range of custodial tasks
  • Ability to read/write/speak the English language and follow directions in English effectively
  • Ability to recognize safety issues in the workplace
  • Ability to supervise and direct the work of assigned staff
  • Ability to train others in procedures and the use of equipment
  • Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently on assignments without supervision
  • Ability to work well with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions, as well as the student body
  • Demonstrates discernment, excellence, honesty, integrity, patience, perseverance, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness
  • Detail-oriented
  • Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible
  • Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment, supplies, and chemicals
  • Knowledge of cleaning, scheduling, cleaning techniques, and setup for events
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and building code standards
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, and procedures related to district operations, as well as applicable city codes
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about cleaning equipment, supplies, and chemicals
  • Organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Some knowledge of custodial tasks of facilities, grounds, and equipment
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills Ability to access, input, and retrieve information in various software systems

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

  • The noise level in the work environment may alternate among quiet, moderate, and loud.
  • The incumbent is frequently required to interact in person and through communication methods with the students, public, and/or other staff.
  • The incumbent is required to work scheduled school/work hours and/or days.
  • The incumbent may be required to work extended school/work hours and/or days as directed.
  • Work is generally performed indoors and on school/building grounds.
  • The incumbent may experience exposure to dust, fumes, and chemical cleaners.
  • The incumbent may experience exposure to odors, dust, poor ventilation, and other hazards associated with maintenance duties.
  • The incumbent may experience exposure to the elements while performing duties.

Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions

  • Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties
  • Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices
  • Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils
  • Lifts or carries burdens weighing up to 50 lbs., and pushes and/or pulls other burdens weighing 100 lbs.
  • Has visual capacity enabling safe operation of tools and machinery
  • Conducts activities involving climbing, stooping, kneeling/bending, crouching/squatting, crawling, twisting, and reaching utilizing a ladder or a lift
  • Works with hands above shoulder height with a weight up to 50 lbs.

Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

Salary/Pay: Refer to D20 salary schedules at About Us > Financial Transparency > Salary Schedules and Policies

Hours per Week: 40

Additional Information:

New Applicants: Please note that if you are hired by District 20, fingerprinting is required. You will be responsible for the cost of fingerprinting.

All custodial positions require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to push/pull burdens up to 100 pounds.

All special education positions require the ability to safely lift 50 pounds each in a two person lift.

How to Apply:
Current District 20 Staff:
Current District 20 staff members should complete a transfer request form and return it to the Human Resources Office. The transfer request form and important transfer information can be found on the District 20 Intranet site: Click on Resources and Forms, click on Forms and Documents, click on 20Net Human Resources Documents, click on HR_Other_Forms_Miscellaneous, and click on the document name HIRING - Transfer Request Form.
New Applicants:
New applicants must register with the Academy District 20 Employment Opportunities site and complete the online application.
Please identify your interest in specific positions on the Preferences page of the online application.
Since school administrators will be able to access your completed online application, please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting.
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