Custodian I (Evening Shift)
Company: Austin Independent School District
Posted on: June 12, 2021
- This position is for the Evening Custodian Shift (which
includes a $1.10 differntial)
This position requires eight (8) to ten (10) years of school or
Knowledge of how to safely operate all housekeeping equipment
used in the building. Incumbent should be dependable and consistent
in work habits. Be able to follow oral and written instructions,
have knowledge of simple cleaning equipment, and knowledge of
reading and writing and the use of simple arithmetic. Incumbent
should be able to talk and interact with customers, fellow
employees, management, school staff and administrators. This
includes hearing, feeling and smelling. Incumbent should also have
the ability to work well with people.
JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
This position is responsible for keeping the school campus to
which assigned in a clean, sanitary and safe manner. This position
will be responsible for insuring that all cleaning equipment and
materials are maintained in a manner consistent with safe and
efficient working practices.
- Be responsible for cleaning of assigned school space, which may
include cafeteria, classrooms, athletic areas, etc. as scheduled by
the supervisor. Keep restrooms clean and well supplied at all
- Provide floor care to include sweeping, mopping, spray buffing,
scrubbing, applying floor finish, etc. Provide carpet care to
include vacuuming, spot removal, bonnet cleaning and extraction.
Wall-to-wall carpeting, rugs, entry door mats, etc. Should be
vacuumed at least once daily or as scheduled by the
- Keep housekeeping closets clean and supplied with the cleaning
materials necessary to do the job. Keep closets locked when not in
- Know the opening and closing procedures of assigned campus to
include operation of the alarm system.
- Replace light bulbs and tubes, ceiling tiles and other building
supply items, which are provided for installation by the custodial
- Participate in team time activities and special projects as
scheduled by the supervisor or when help is needed due to absences,
- Manual and physical dexterity (handling of scrubbing machines,
burnishers, vacuum cleaners, carpet cleaning machines, cleaning
equipment/materials, hand tools, etc.).
- Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. And receive assistance
(seek help, or utilize a hand truck) for any items greater then 50
lbs. Ability to safely climb a 10-foot ladder.
- Ability to stand for long periods of time on hard surfaces
(concrete or tile) for at least 80-100% of the scheduled workday,
usually 8 hours.
- Ability to determine quality of restroom care, detect odors of
burning materials, improper storage of cleaners and chemicals, etc.
Must be able to use cleaning chemicals and cleaning agents
necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees
are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations
driven by need where a team effort is required.
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position will be an inside position, with approximately 90%
of the time being spent in a school. The temperature inside will
fluctuate depending on the season and cooling systems within each
school. There will be a high level of noise, due to student
interaction, equipment, and typical school activity. Approximately
10% of the time will be spent outdoors picking up trash and debris
from the school grounds, and depositing trash in dumpsters. OSHA
category for blood born pathogens for this position is Category II,
which involves possible exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular
attendance for this position is required. Body Movements: (measured
in terms of frequency)
Not at All Occasionally Frequently Constantly
0% 1 - 33% 34 - 66% 67 - 100%
- Bending, stooping - frequently (cleaning)
- Squatting - occasionally
- Reaching - frequently
- Pushing - frequently
- Pulling - frequently
- Walking - constantly
PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
This position reports to the campus housekeeping supervisor.
Duty Days: 262
Pay Grade: AUX 1
Starting Salary: $14.10/Hr
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program
Closing Date: Until Filled
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Keywords: Austin Independent School District, Austin , Custodian I (Evening Shift), Other , Austin, Texas
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