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Lewistown Public Schools

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Job Title:               MAINTENANCE/CUSTODIAN

Classification:       MAINT II

Reports To:           Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds, Principal, Head Building Custodian

FLSA Status:         Nonexempt/Classified

Updated by:           Christy Rogers

Updated Date:       September 10, 2018

Approved by:        Jason Fry


  • only if part of the High School custodial staff, or the Junior High custodial staff)



    SUMMARYResponsible for the uninterrupted and comfortable operation of the assigned school facility, ensuring that the standards of cleanliness, sanitation, safety and security are met. 



    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.


    • Performs scheduled housekeeping duties as required.
    • Assumes specific housekeeping duties such as:

                            Sweeping and/or vacuuming floors in classrooms, offices, hallways, etc.

                            Dusting of furniture, walls, horizontal surfaces, etc.

                            Cleaning chalkboards

                            Trash disposal

                            Cleaning and sanitation of restrooms

                            Cleaning glass

    • Carries out other duties such as:

                            Snow removal

                            Grounds maintenance

                            Building security

                            Raising and lowering flags

                            Maintain supplies inventory

    • Operates the buildings mechanical and electrical systems as required.
    • Maintains a safe building. This includes cooperating with inspecting agencies, the use of good safety practices, and maintenance of housekeeping equipment.
    • Makes minor repairs to buildings and housekeeping equipment within his or her resources; and as housekeeping duties allow.
    • Required to maintain physical condition to be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs.
    • Reports damage and/or maintenance needs to supervisor.
    • Assists in setup of school sponsored events as well as events when facility is rented by the public.
    • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with the administration, staff, students, and the public.


    The above performance responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be altered or added to by the Maintenance Director, Business Manager, Superintendent of Schools, and/or Board of Trustees.


    QUALIFICATIONS - 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.


    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE - Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees of the district.


    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


    REASONING ABILITY - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


    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 to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include near and distance vision and depth perception, providing of oral information, and the manual dexterity to operate equipment and use hand tools, and handle and work with various materials and objects. 


    WORK ENVIRONMENT - 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 is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and vibration of machinery.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS - Employees of Lewistown Public Schools must exhibit acceptable work habits and perform tasks in a professional manner by adhering to the following guidelines:  Maintain proper grooming and dress consistent with the type of task being performed; be regular in attendance and punctual for work; initiate tasks in a self-directed manner and perform work with a minimum of supervision; organize work and manage time to achieve efficiency and high quality of work; perform tasks neatly and accurately in accordance with desired quality and quantity; provide positive feedback to supervisor(s) for implementing ideas which will make the work assigned more effective and efficient; maintain self control and a friendly, outgoing disposition; and maintain confidentiality of related work matters as applicable.


    DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - Screening tests for alcohol and illegal drug use may be required before hiring and during your employment in the Lewistown Public Schools.  Employees of Lewistown Public Schools must submit to a fingerprint criminal background check.  Any appointment will be contingent upon the results of the criminal background report received from the Department of Justice, which must be acceptable to the Board of Trustees, in its sole discretion.


    EVALUATION - Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.

  • Job Categories : Support Staff > Custodian
    Support Staff > Maintenance
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