Aspen School District seeks an evening custodian to begin duties immediately. Applications will be reviewed as received until the vacancy is filled.
Reports to: Building Maintenance Technician and School Principal
Terms of employment: 12-month classified, non-exempt, At-Will employee
As per individual assignment in keeping with a 12-month work calendar
Work Hours: Monday through Friday - as assigned by Head of Maintenance/Custodians
Work Calendar: In keeping with 246 day, 12-month classified staff work calendar
The purpose of this position is to provide a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient school environment.
Clean designated areas/spaces, including washing, mopping, vacuuming, sweeping and other floor cleaning; shoveling, and recycling as assigned or directed by the supervisor, reporting any damages, concerns/hazards to the building administrator and Head of Custodians/Maintenance;
Perform minor maintenance duties such as some carpentry repairs, replacing bulbs and tightening or replacing faucets, ensuring the facilities are properly maintained, safe, and attractive;
Perform setup and follow-up take-down for events or meetings in the facilities, including moving furniture, supplies, and/or equipment and set-up and replacement of bleachers if assigned;
Evaluate situations (involving staff, students, parents, the public) for the purpose of taking appropriate action or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution of situation to maintain a safe school environment;
Secure all doors and windows and turn off lights (except as needed for safety reasons) at the end of the shift, reporting any damages and safety concerns to the Head of Custodians/Maintenance and building administrator;
Maintain all custodial equipment, requesting needed supplies and equipment from the supervisor in a timely manner;
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
Minimum Education or Formal Training: High School or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 1 to 3 years of custodial work
As security and safety are important components of the position, the employee must be able to communicate clearly and concisely in English both in writing and orally. Bilingual Spanish communication skills are a plus
Ability to read and understand chemical labels
Manage oneself ( is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations) in a manner that enhances the image of public education
Ability to work independently, completing assignments
Report to and leave work promptly, using the time clock to record hours worked
Work cooperatively with supervisor and other staff members
Demonstrate flexibility in work that may require changes in duties
Display a willingness to learn new information, including attending in-service trainings for the purpose of receiving information on implementing new and/or improved procedures
Listens with intent to understand
Use courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support and professional conduct with all children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities
Observe all safety rules and regulations in the performance of duties
Maintain high ethical standards
Observe all district policies and procedures
Licenses or Certification: Current CPR First Aid within 6 months of employment. Aspen School District will help the employee to obtain this certification.
Essential Environmental Demands: Mostly clean and comfortable
May be exposed to hazardous materials or situations
Exposure to noise, dust/dirt, and temperature extremes
Essential Physical Requirements:
Constant mobility with daily transporting of 80 lbs, ascending/descending, bending, stooping, kneeling, pulling/pushing working atop, and traversing to perform setups/takedowns, and other custodial/janitorial duties;
Occasionally may transport over 80 lbs to perform setups/takedowns, trash removal, moving of floor/carpet cleaning machines, and other janitorial/custodial duties;
Repetitive motion with cleaning.
Supervisory Duties: None
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.
Aspen School District