Ensure building and grounds are cleaned by using routine procedures to maintain a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency of building operations and grounds.
High School Diploma
GED or 3-4 years of experience required
Ability to read and understand instructions for cleaning, maintenance, and safety procedures
Aptitude for successful completion of tasks
Demonstrated ability to coordinate personnel to accomplish tasks
Broad knowledge of school housekeeping and minor repair techniques
Ability to operate and train in cleaning equipment and the proper use of cleaning supplies
Ability to speak, read and write English
Bilingual Spanish, preferred
Six months custodial services experience, preferred
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Work cooperatively with principals and supervisors to ensure a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency of building operations.
Daily coordinate and plan with the Custodian Building Manager to determine building needs.
Supervise custodial staff and ensure daily cleaning of buildings and grounds.
Provide training and orientation to custodians related to cleaning procedures and the safe and proper use of chemicals and equipment.
Maintenance and Inspection
Inspect buildings for: graffiti; broken/cracked windows; damaged exterior doors; cracked/loose bricks; plugged down spouts; and foundation concerns. Report, repair, and/or clean as appropriate.
Inspect building interior and gym for damaged, missing, or broken: hardware, partitions, ceiling tiles, structural ceiling, floor, wall tile, entrance doors, carpet or floor tile, cabinet hinges, boards, and closet doors. Report, repair, and/or clean as appropriate.
Assist in performing preventive maintenance to ensure comfort, health, and safety for students and staff.
Assist in maintaining a cleaning supplies and equipment inventory and request supplies as needed.
In the absence of the Building Manager, assume manager duties and work schedule.
Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible; and serve as a role model for staff, students, and public
Respond in a timely manner when contacted regarding urgent situations or emergencies (during or outside of normal business hours)
Perform other duties as assigned.
Assist with opening and closing building as assigned, checking to ensure that exit doors are open and panic bolts are working properly during hours of occupancy. Follow established procedures for locking, checking, and safeguarding facilities.
Inspect machines and equipment for safety and efficiency.
Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform duties, including lifting, and climbing. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.
Supervise Custodial staff
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Carpentry, plumbing, electrical and hand tools; buffer, stripper, wet/dry vacuum cleaner, shampooer, cleaning chemicals
Posture: Frequent standing, sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting
Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladder, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, overhead reaching
Lifting: Lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds without assistance, 30-55 pounds with assistance, and more than 55 pounds with appropriate assistance, on a daily basis
Visual: Use of depth perception; distinguish basic colors
Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to hot and cold temperature and humid conditions, electrical hazards, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise and vibration; work around moving objects and vehicles, ladders, scaffolding, pallet jacks and lift equipment; occasional irregular and/or prolonged hours
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress
This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. The information in this document is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Irving Independent School District