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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3197407
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : August 4, 2020

Job Description



JOB TITLE: Night Time Custodian




This position requires moderate physical strength to perform routine cleaning tasks, ensuring beautiful, safe facilities for children and BPS staff.  Typical duties include cleaning classrooms, conference rooms, lecture halls, study halls, cafeterias, libraries, gymnasiums, locker rooms, restrooms, offices, athletic areas, hallways, common areas, and outside building areas.  Additionally, this position requires lamp replacement, operation of mechanical cleaning equipment, removing trash from grounds and playgrounds, sweeping sidewalks, and performing other tasks associated with our housekeeping and snow removal programs.  Demonstrating acceptable interpersonal skills and relations with co-workers, staff, students, and the general public are requirements for this position.




  • Education Level:High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Certification: None required.
  • Experience Desired: Previous experience working with manual labor such as HVAC, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, etc.

REPORTS TO: Director of District Operations and Transportation




TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 month position


EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation and Support Services Personnel.



  • Floor care including dust mopping, wet mopping, vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing, stripping, neutralizing, waxing, spot cleaning, stain and gum removal, and shampooing of floors (43%).
  • Pick up and empty trash; change plastic waste bags; clean and dust restrooms, classrooms, chalk/whiteboards, erasers, pencil sharpeners, walls, ceilings, light fixtures, glass, blinds, and draperies.  Clean and polish furniture and keep restrooms supplied with paper products, soap, and other items (42%).
  • Dust horizontal and vertical surfaces;  provide services for special activities; and identify and report items requiring repair.  Work closely with supervisor, lead staff, and co-workers to provide feedback on building maintenance needs (10%).
  • Pick up and remove trash from grounds and playgrounds; water turf; sweep sidewalks; and perform snow removal operations.  Operate, clean and care for assigned equipment and supplies (5%)

 Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications  

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including pertinent software applications; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; entering data accurately and efficiently; working effectively under strict timelines.


KNOWLEDGE required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: school district operations and philosophy; concepts of grammar and punctuation; knowledge of database management; ability to exercise independent judgment.


ABILITY is required to routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing a variety of complex processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize specific, job- related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans.


Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working with constant and sustained interruptions; working with detailed information/data.



Paid single health and dental coverage or option for cash in lieu, retirement, paid sick/vacation leave, life insurance and long term disability.


Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following demands: (1) regular, dependable attendance on the job; (2) the ability to perform the identified tasks and to possess and utilize the identified knowledge, skills, and abilities, and to perform the identified work activities; and, (3) some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 60% sitting, 25% walking, and 15% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Custodian
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Contact Information

    • Terry Haack
    • 11620 N 156th St.
    • Bennington, Nebraska 68007

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