osting dates: 08/19/2019 through 06/30/2020 or until filled
$15.00 per hour
Perform general cleaning duties in and around school buildings; vacuum, scrub, wax, buff, and sweep floors; perform minor maintenance and repair of plumbing, heating, ventilation, and electrical equipment; set up tables, chairs, and other equipment for events; provide entry and access to school buildings during events; secure buildings following events; distribute supplies to offices upon delivery; remove snow from outside grounds during winter months.
Essential job functions include the following:
Perform general cleaning functions such as vacuum, scrub, wax, buff and sweep floors which may include mixing various cleaning and maintenance chemicals.
Performs minor maintenance to keep schools and classroom operational such as repair plumbing, heating, ventilation, and electrical equipment not requiring an outside contractor.
Secures building and tests and resets fire alarms.
Sets up equipment for sporting events, concerts and other meetings or special events.
Checks boilers, gauges and pumps to ensure proper orientation, adds oil to pumps or turns off pumps as necessary. Refers operational problems to lead custodian.
Opens or closes building as necessary.
Distributes supplies for kitchen, office, teachers and departments.
Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:
Performs minor repairs to chairs, desks, chair glides and other school equipment, furniture, etc.
Conducts minor ground maintenance including mowing, landscaping, snow removal, painting, raking or similar tasks.
Supervises student workers in performance of general cleaning tasks.
Is on call for emergencies.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employees must hold at least a special boiler license or obtain prior to completion of the probationary period.
Ability to get along with district employees, and be courteous and helpful with students and general public.
Knowledge of requirements of maintaining school buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
Knowledge of modern cleaning methods including basic methods of cleaning and preserving floors, black boards, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.
Knowledge of cleaning equipment, tools, materials and supplies used in custodial work.
Ability to learn custodial procedures, methods and schedules.
Ability to maintain classrooms, offices and other school facilities in a clean, safe and secure condition.
Ability to use common cleaning equipment and supplies safely and efficiently.
Ability to move and arrange furniture and equipment for meetings and special events.
Ability to observe and report safety hazards and need for maintenance and repair.
Ability to perform minor maintenance and repair on furniture, equipment and facilities.
Ability to confer with site administrators and supervisor regarding custodial needs, schedules and concerns.
Standing and walking 90% of the time. Involves: twisting, bending, stooping, squatting, climbing stairs and lifting requirements of up to 20 pounds 50% of the time. Involves: crouching, pulling, pushing, climbing ladders, twisting while lifting, sweeping, extended reaches of 20 pounds overhead and lifting of 50-100 pounds with mechanical assistance at least 25% of the time.
Mounds View Public Schools