Job Title: Assistant Head Custodian, High School (S039)
Department: Assigned Location
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared By: Gene Akers
Prepared Date: 11/30/99
Follow guidelines established in Custodial Training Manual and Custodial Policy and Procedure Manual by Facilities Management Division. Works with and leads the assigned housekeeping staff in cleaning and maintaining buildings and grounds to ensure safe, clean and comfortable conditions for occupants. (May perform the duties of the Head Custodian when the Head Custodian is absent.)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads a moderate-sized staff of custodians engaged in cleaning and performing light maintenance work inside and outside school buildings.
Performs or leads the custodial staff in cleaning the walls, windows, floors, furniture, and other fixtures (for example, lights and commodes within the building); selects the appropriate cleaning materials and equipment for cleaning.
Performs or leads the custodial staff in such maintenance tasks as changing light bulbs, cleaning filters, replacing or oiling worn belts, possibly cleaning boiler, placing boards over broken windows, or making emergency repairs of furniture, or structural damage, or calling appropriate department for repair.
Ensures building security, locking and unlocking doors for cleaning or special school events taking place after regular hours; checks for unauthorized persons in building; call security at opening or closing of building; checks and locks windows.
Performs or leads the custodial staff in maintaining the grounds surrounding the buildings on such tasks as mowing, picking up litter, trimming bushes, moving snow (with motorized snow removal equipment or shovel; selects equipment for use on such tasks, determines if work is of sufficient quality.
Performs or leads the custodial staff in such tasks as minor painting, shampooing carpets, cleaning out incinerator, or carrying trash to dumpster.
Performs or leads the custodial staff in moving furniture such as desks, tables, and chairs.
Inspects buildings and grounds and responds to comments from parents, students, faculty, supervisors, or principals to determine the need for the above mentioned tasks.
May unload and stock paper and cleaning supplies for school.
May act in the absence of Head Custodian 1 on matters such as obtaining temporary staff, preparing work schedules and assigning tasks.
Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
May directly supervise 1 to 30 employees in the Custodial Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Work usually requires a level of knowledge usually acquired through successful graduation from high school or G. E. D. Work usually requires 1-2 years of progressively responsible work experience in the area of Large Building Housekeeping.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to students, parents, and employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands 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 regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stoop kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.