Full Time Custodian
Job Code: 2717947
St. James R-I School District
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Aug 01, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Open To:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 3
Mandatory Document:
Central Office
St. James R-1 School District
Lucy Wortham James Elementary School
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Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements



Title: Custodian


  1. Possess the physical ability to perform the essential job functions
  2. Be skilled at cleaning and other custodial responsibilities
  3. Listen to and follow directions
  4. Exhibit good communication skills
  5. Maintain positive relationships and a professional appearance
  6. Use basic office technology such as email, internet, and computers
  7. Provide students with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place in which to learn, develop, and play

Reports to: Building and Grounds Director

Performance Objectives

  1. Keep building and premises neat and clean at all times
  2. Sweep classrooms daily and dust furniture
  3. Clean corridors each day
  4. Scrub, wash down, and disinfect toilet floors daily, and clean all sanitary fixtures and drinking fountains daily
  5. Wash all windows on both the inside and outside as needed
  6. Keep all floors in a clean and attractive condition and in a good state of preservation
  7. Clean all whiteboards at least once a week
  8. Report any damage to the school property to the Custodial Lead
  9. Move furniture and/or equipment within buildings as required for various activities and as directed by the Custodial Le
  10. Organize special function setups such as games, dances, etc., during the week and on weekends
  11. Work modified schedule on weekends and when necessary to meet District events and facility schedules; must be approved by the Building and Grounds Director  
  12. Make minor building repairs and report major repairs needed to the Lead Custodian 
  13. Comply with local laws/procedures for storage and disposal of trash, rubbish, and waste
  14. Ensure that all doors and windows are appropriately locked
  15. Must be able to go up and down stairs frequently, as well as regular bending and standing as needed in a daily shift
  16. Assist in major clean-up in summer, such as washing desks and chairs, washing down walls, stripping and waxing floors, etc.
  17. Pull weeds, keep grounds free of rubbish and in winter shovel snow from steps and sidewalks and apply ice melt when appropriate
  18. Attend meetings as scheduled by the Building and Grounds Director 
  19. Complete requested paperwork, electronic forms, surveys, or training as requested
  20. Will work closely with and support the Custodial Lead who is under the direct supervision of the Building and Grounds Director
  21. Comply with federal, state, local, and Board of Education policies and regulations
  22. Other duties as assigned by the Custodial Lead and/or Building and Grounds Director

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