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Graves County SchoolsSubstitute Custodian

Graves County Schools

Substitute Custodian (16)

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Job Details

TitleSubstitute Custodian
Posting ID16
Description

BASIC FUNCTION: 

 

Temporarily replace normally assigned custodian to perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school site or facility to maintain buildings, locker rooms and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
 

  • Perform routine custodial activities at assigned District school site; sweep, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors and vacuum rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other assigned work areas; spot clean and shampoo carpets; glue and perform carpet stretching and repairs as assigned.
  • Clean classrooms, restrooms, showers, locker rooms, shops, cafeteria, offices and related facilities as assigned; sweep, mop and clean gymnasium floor as assigned; spot mop spills and remove gum and debris; monitor gym events to assure orderly behavior and to protect the building from damage; clean tables, chairs and floors after lunch periods as assigned.
  • Clean and disinfect drinking fountains, sinks, toilets, showers and urinals; clean mirrors, tile and windows.
  • Report safety, sanitary and fire hazards to appropriate authority; report and recommend need for maintenance repairs to appropriate authority; maintain security of buildings; report suspicious or unauthorized individuals on campus; report infractions or rules to supervisor.
  • Wash windows and walls; clean chalkboards, trays and erasers and empty pencil sharpeners; assemble, move and arrange furniture, supplies and equipment in preparing classrooms and multi-purpose rooms for special events or meetings.
  • Clean venetian blinds, dust and polish furniture and woodwork and make minor, non-technical repairs as needed.
  • Lock and unlock doors and gates as appropriate; maintain security of assigned areas according to established guidelines; turn alarm system off in the morning and on in the evenings as directed.
  • Order supplies according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Pick up and rake paper, trash and debris around school grounds and in buildings; sweep and clean walkways and entrances; dispose of trash according to established procedures; wash out trash cans and follow established sanitation procedures and standards.
  • Pack, unpack, load, receive and store books, supplies, materials and other items.
  • Operate cleaning equipment such as vacuums, floor stripper, cleaning, buffer and polisher, carpet shampooer, scrubbers, high-pressure sprayer, manual and power sweepers and power blower as assigned.
  • Shovel, plow and sand walk and steps as directed.
  • Respond to emergency cleanups such as spills; maintain records of observed maintenance, repair needs and safety issues.
  • Participate in major summer cleaning projects as assigned.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
 
      KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Basic methods, materials, tools and equipment used in custodial work and routine maintenance.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Proper lifting techniques.

 
      ABILITY TO:

  • Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school site or facility to maintain buildings, locker rooms and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.
  • Use cleaning materials, equipment and methods according to pre-determined standards.
  • Learn and apply knowledge of the schedules, procedures and use of equipment and supplies used in custodial work.
  • Learn appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
  • Maintain tools and equipment signed in clean working order and provide proper security.
  • Perform minor non-technical repairs.
  • Observe and report need for maintenance and repair.
  • Perform heavy physical labor.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Inspect and assure the security of facilities during assigned shift.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Walk, bend, lift, push and stand for extended periods of time.

 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
Any combination equivalent to:  high school diploma, G.E.D. Certificate

Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary Range$9.63 / Per Hour
LocationGraves County School District

Applications Accepted

Start Date03/24/2017

Job Contact

NameJohnTitleOldham
Emailjohn.oldham@graves.kyschools.usPhone