Openings as of 2/24/2018Other
Position Title: Custodian
Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work.
Ability to function within the framework of a school environment.
Must clear criminal and child abuse background check.
Ability to fulfill the physical requirements of the work.
High school diploma or equivalent required, training commensurate with position desired.
Preferred experience in school custodial services or related experience.
Reports to: Operations Supervisor and Building Principal.
Position Goal: To assist in providing students with a clean, safe, attractive and comfortable environment in which to learn and develop.
Interacts positively with staff and students.
Displays a positive attitude.
Participates effectively as a team member.
Responds appropriately to, and acts on, constructive feedback.
Accepts and follows directions, seeking clarification as needed.
Completes assigned tasks efficiently and effectively.
Cleans assigned school facilities following established cleaning procedures (e.g. classrooms, offices, restrooms, multipurpose rooms, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe, and attractive environment.
Utilizes various cleaning agents according to label instructions and accordance with prescribed safety precautions and directions.
Inspects school facilities for the purpose of ensuring that the site is suitable for safe operations, maintained in an attractive and clean condition, and/or identifies necessary repairs due to vandalism, equipment breakage, weather conditions, etc.
Cooperates with buildings and grounds personnel in keeping sidewalks, driveways and play areas safe, neat, and clean at all times.
Performs general maintenance work in the building consistent with the season and in accordance with sound energy conservation practices. Including but not limited to changing light bulbs, cleaning air filters, painting, etc.
Raises and lowers the United States flag at appropriate times.
Maintains supplies and equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items required to properly maintain facilities.
Evaluates situations involving staff, students, parents and the public for
the purpose of taking action and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
Responds to immediate safety and/or operational concerns.
Secures facilities and grounds for the purpose of minimizing property damage, equipment loss and potential liability. Assumes responsibility for the opening and closing of the building.
Assists with the set-up and take down of tables and furniture for lunch and special events.
Performs other duties, as assigned by supervisor or building principal.
Demonstrates punctuality and regular attendance
Adheres to school and district policy and procedures.
Completes essential in-service training (e.g. blood borne pathogens, cleaning solvents, etc.) and utilizes those procedures during the course of work.
Attends in-service training required by law and supervisor.
Maintains confidentiality and communicates needs/concerns with supervisor.
Maintains appropriate appearance and attire for the school environment.
Keeps work area clean and organized.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervising teacher or building principal.
Terms of Employment: Wage and work year to be established in accordance with provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement.
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement.
Physical Requirements: Bending, carrying, climbing, travel between job sites, lifting a minimum of 50 pounds, pushing-pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, climbing ladders, shoveling snow and walking. A physical fit health physical may be requested by the District at the District’s choice of health facility and cost.
Working Conditions: Includes extremes of temperature and humidity. Hazards include stairs and communicable diseases.
The statement contained herein describes the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform
other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by a negotiated contract.
Any employee not covered by a negotiated contract agreement is an “at-will” employee. Either the school district or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law. The school district can define the number of days notice required of a terminating employee.
Notice of Nondiscrimination
It is the policy of the Winterset Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district's Equity Coordinator, 110 West Washington, Winterset Iowa, (515) 462-2718.
A signed copy of this job description will be placed in the employee’s personnel file.
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