CUSTODIAN (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM) (8 HOURS/260 DAYS) (#4773)

KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL ( learn more )

Aiken County Public Schools

AIKEN, South Carolina ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3896162
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

 


Position Title:            Custodian

Department:              Maintenance

Reports To:                Head Custodian/Principal

FLSA Status:              Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY:

The custodian shall provide students with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to learn, play, and develop. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keeps the building neat and clean at all times.
  • Sweeps or vacuums classrooms daily and dusts furniture.
  • Cleans corridors after school each day, and during the day when their condition requires it.
  • Scrubs, hoses down, disinfects toilet floors daily, and cleans all sanitary fixtures and drinking fountains daily.
  • Washes all windows on both the inside and outside at least twice each year, and more frequently if necessary.
  • Keeps all floors in a clean and attractive condition and in a good state of preservation.
  • Cleans all chalkboards or wipe off boards as needed.
  • Moves furniture or equipment within buildings as required for various activities and as directed by the school administration.
  • Shovels, plows, and sands walks, driveways, parking areas, and steps, as appropriate.
  • Keeps the grounds free from trash.
  • As needed, performs grounds maintenance such as edging, trims shrubbery, pulls and sprays weeds, maintains landscape beds and mows grass as needed on school campus.
  • Reports major repairs needed promptly to the head custodian.
  • Reports immediately to the principal and head custodian any emergency or danger to school property.
  • Remains on the school premises during school hours, and during non-school hours when the use of the building has been authorized and extended work hours have been approved.
  • Checks daily to ensure that all exit doors are open and all panic bolts are working properly during the hours of building occupancy.
  • Assumes responsibility for the opening and closing of the building each school day and for determining, before leaving, that all doors and windows are secured, and all lights, except those left on for safety reasons, are turned off.
  • Complies with local laws and procedures for the storage and disposal of trash, rubbish, and waste.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the head custodian or principal.

 


JOB SPECIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school graduate or GED preferred.  Must be 18 years old.

 

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

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.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

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. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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 and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climbs on to ladders.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this position.

 

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as cleaning supplies, pails and unloading trucks. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 90 pounds such as bulk furniture. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIROMENT:

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 regularly works indoors and will occasionally work outdoors.  The employee will work near or with moving mechanical equipment. The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, and sprays.   The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequent interruptions and immediate attention to unexpected situations are expected.

 

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: 

Days and hours may vary

Support Worker II (Maintenance Worker II) Hourly Pay Scale

 

The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.

 

EVALUATION: 

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.

               

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Custodian
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

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    • 1000 Brookhaven Dr
    • Aiken, South Carolina 29803

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