School District Custodian
Company: Davis Joint Unified School District
Posted on: November 25, 2022
*Davis Joint Unified School District Position Description
Position: Custodian Salary Range: 19*
*Multiple positions and shifts are available. You must apply online
Summary Performs a variety of work in the custodial, grounds
cleanup, and light maintenance of schools, offices or related
facilities. Distinguishing Characteristics Custodians ensure
schools and facilities are clean, safe, and secure. A Custodian has
experience and can demonstrate the ability to work independently
following general instructions, to perform light maintenance and
minor repairs, and to demonstrate proficiency in the use of
cleaning supplies and equipment.
*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*
--- Performs a variety of custodial duties, ensuring that
classrooms, open areas, multi-purpose rooms, and gymnasiums are in
a safe, clean, usable condition. Sweeps, vacuums, scrubs, mops,
strips, and polishes floors. Washes windows, counters, and walls.
Vacuums rugs and carpets.
--- Cleans and washes walkway and eating areas. Cleans drinking
fountains. Makes emergency cleanups.
--- Lifts, moves and stores supplies, furniture and equipment.
--- Maintains and makes minor repairs to buildings and fixtures.
Follows procedures for reporting repair and maintenance needs and
assists others in making repairs.
--- May be required to supervise or work with students. --- Cleans,
scrubs and disinfects restrooms. Polishes metal work, cleans sinks,
mirrors, and other restroom fixtures. Maintains various classroom
and restroom supplies including paper towels, soap, toilet paper,
and related items.
--- Empties and cleans waste/recycle receptacles and surrounding
areas. Picks up litter and debris. Picks up trash containers and
empties into large bins. May organize materials for recycling.
--- Sets up meeting rooms, classrooms, and other school facilities
for special meetings and events. Sets up equipment for athletic
--- Unlocks and locks doors and gates. Turns lights on and off.
Raises and lowers flags. --- Requires the ability to comprehend and
follow district safety plans, procedures and policies and all other
district standards and procedures.
--- Follows guidelines and standards as established by the Director
of Maintenance and Operations.
--- Inventories, requests and maintains supplies and equipment used
in the course of custodial work.
--- Checks doors, windows, and site for vandalism. Reports safety,
sanitary, and fire hazards.
--- Communicates with students, staff, parents and the public using
tact, diplomacy and courtesy in sometimes confrontational or
--- Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall
objective of the position.
--- Requires the ability to comprehend and follow district safety
plans, procedures, and policies and all other district standards
*Knowledge and Skills: *
A Custodian requires a thorough knowledge of the methods,
materials, tools and equipment used in custodial care and routine
facilities maintenance. Requires a thorough knowledge of the
buildings and grounds of the assigned site. Must have a good
knowledge of work hazards and safety procedures. Requires some
knowledge of chemical reactions. Be able to strip, wax and maintain
wood, tile, carpet, cement and synthetic floors. Must have
sufficient communication skills to project a positive image and
convey basic information. Knowledge of blood-borne pathogens.
Ability to comprehend and follow District safety plans, procedures,
and policies. Must be able to perform all of the essential duties
of the position with limited supervision. Must be able to maintain
tools and equipment in a working condition. Requires the ability to
perform routine maintenance tasks and to be able to determine when
to refer more complex maintenance requirements to a supervisor.
Must be able to communicate effectively and follow oral and written
directions. Requires the ability to communicate with peers and
other District staff or public in a manner reflecting positively on
the department and District. Ability to perform heavy physical
labor with or without assistance.
*Physical Abilities: *
Requires the ability to walk, bend, stoop and perform repetitive
arm and shoulder motions with moderate exertion. Requires the
ability to climb and use ladders safely. Must lift light to medium
weight materials or equipment up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis,
pushing, pulling, or guiding over 50 pounds on an occasional basis.
Requires the ability to operate and maneuver demanding equipment
such as floor polishers and carpet cleaners. Requires visual acuity
and depth perception to operate equipment and read safety
*Education and Experience: *
High School diploma or equivalent, plus demonstrated reading and
writing skills sufficient to perform duties and read and understand
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) required. Requires 1-year prior
*Licenses and Certificates: *
Depending upon assignment, a valid California driver's license
and/or first aid training may be required.
Job Types: Part-time, Full-time
Pay: $15.79 - $19.20 per hour
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 4 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Afternoon shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Monday to Friday
* Year round work
Work Location: One location%58047475%
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