Custodian at Bullis Charter School

We are currently seeking a reliable, responsible custodian to help maintain and care for our facilities. We take great pride in the external and internal appearance of our facility and see it as a reflection of our school.

Work description

The custodial job is a physically demanding position. 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to and is required to lift and pull or push articles at least 50 pounds. The employee must spend the entire time at work standing, walking, lifting heavy objects, operating medium weight cleaning equipment such as floor buffers, sweeping and mopping floors, and moving desks and furniture. The employee is required to do a great deal of stretching and bending, often in awkward positions. Operating floor polishers and waxers are particularly hard on back muscles.

Custodian responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform routine cleaning tasks based on a schedule created by the facility management team
  • Sweep, mop and vacuum floors and/or carpets
  • Daily cleaning, service, and sanitizing of all bathroom and classroom facilities, including toilets and sinks
  • Ensure equipment and lights are switched off and premises are locked after hours
  • Dispose of trash and emptying trash receptacles
  • Keep buildings free from indoor pests
  • Maintain and manage cleaning equipment and cleaning agents
  • Maintain and manage the upkeep of exterior and parking lot areas
  • Thoroughness and commitment to ensuring spaces are ready for the next day, including taking out trash, tidying, and wiping surfaces as needed
  • Move heavy equipment and furniture and set up chairs and tables as necessary
  • Clean mirrors, blinds, and windows as needed
  • Provide general outdoor services and maintenance, such as watering plants, sweeping entry areas, etc.
  • Commitment to reporting major damages to management

Custodian attributes include:

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Flexible
  • Demonstrate hard work ethics

Custodian requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred
  • Work experience as custodian, janitor, or a similar role
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills
  • Solid working knowledge of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances and how to maintain them
  • Knowledge of safety protocols such as disposal of chemicals and other hazardous items
  • Respond to repair requests quickly and with a professional manner
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficient with handling basic maintenance repairs
  • Stamina, good physical condition, and strength
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Ability to perform basic maintenance work and minor repairs is a plus (replacing broken switches, repairing door handles, replacing light bulbs etc.)
  • Adhere to the company’s, state, and federal safety policies to create a safe work environment for everyone

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