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Head Custodian - 1st Shift

Company: TrulyHired
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

TITLE: Head Custodian - 1st ShiftREPORTS TO: Principal / Supervisor of Building and GroundsJOB SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining the assigned district's building in such a state of operating excellence that they present no problems or interruptions to the education program.JOB FUNCTIONS: The Head Custodian is responsible for providing the necessary leadership to keep assigned buildings and grounds clean, safe, functional, and secure in accordance with prescribed codes and established District policies and standards.General Responsibilities:

  • Other skills and abilities:
  • Shall be adaptable to working around children
  • Shall posses skills maintaining school buildings in a manner acceptable to the general health and safety standards of school buildings
  • Shall posses supervisory and training skillsBasic Understanding in the following areas
  • Board of Education policies and Administrative regulations
  • School District emergency procedures
  • School public relations
  • Roll and function of Public Schools in the community
  • Constructive working relationships with supervisors, fellow workers, general public, visitors, and studentsEssential Duties
  • Perform regular custodial duties in assigned area of building
  • Make repairs and/or reports needed for repairs, supplies, equipment and services in writing to Building and Grounds department
  • Take instructions from Principal/Supervisor of Building and Grounds verbally or in writing
  • Responsible for preparation and service necessary for events and activities
  • Assigns and schedules regular and extra duty times for the custodians in accordance with established procedures
  • Maintains inventory of custodial/maintenance supplies and equipment
  • Assist with set up and clean up of food service program
  • Maintains building and grounds security by opening/closing the building each school day and during special events, as directed
  • Perform and/or directs such yard chores as grass cutting, tree trimming, shovel snow, and salt walks as needed, and waste removal as requested to maintain the school grounds in a safe, clean, and attractive condition
  • Be on call as needed for emergency repairs, equipment monitoring, overtime, or special needs falling outside of the normal working hours
  • The ability to complete daily work, plus accommodate the students, parents, administrators and staff
  • Required to use ladders in the course of the daily duties and personal lifts for service work of equipment and fixtures
  • Projects a positive image for Forest Hills Public with his/her team, whenever the public, guests, or visitors are in the building
  • Work closely with team to assure proper distribution of workload to maintain high standards of cleanliness. Coordinates with the building custodial team so that regular and special assignments are completed
  • Develops and implements team approach
  • Responsible for the training of all new personnel in accordance with established procedures
  • Responsible for the general repair and maintenance of educational equipment, heating-ventilation units, lighting, plumbing, and other school equipment.
  • Responsible to maintain an established preventative maintenance program to include associated records
  • Responsible to identify and schedule work to be performed during summer and other school breaks
  • There is a high probability that contact with Blood-Borne material will occur with your daily duties
  • All duties and procedures are to be performed within health and safety standards or per OSHA and/or MIOSHA
  • Other duties as assigned by the Lead Grounds person and/or Supervisor of Building and Grounds Qualifications / TrainingA person to be eligible for employment as Head Custodian, shall have the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to complete work in an efficient manner. The person must have the ability to operate, maintain, and make adjustment to various types of equipment, as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and community
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both written and spoken English language
  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Ability to accept and learn new processes or techniques.
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the 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. 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 and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climbs onto ladders. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, such as cleaning supplies, packing and unloading trucks. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move 80 pounds, such as salt and furniture. The employees will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines, etc. Specific vision abilities required bythis job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Shall be able to perform the following physical levels:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSCONSTANT:ACTIVITY PERFORMED 67-100% of TIME PER DAYFREQUENT:ACTIVITY PERFORMED 24-66% or 2/3 OF DAYOCCASIONAL:ACTIVITY PERFORMED 10-30% or 1/3 OF DAYRARE:ACTIVITY PERFORMED 1-10% or 1/6 OF DAYRAREOCAS.FREQ.CONST.FLOOR TO WAIST LIFT100#80#50#WAIST TO SHOULDER LIFT40#25#17#OVERHEAD LIFT10#HORIZONTAL LIFT80#35#17#7#CARRYFront carry30#25#12.5#PUSHHorizontal tractive force40#30#25#12.5#PULLHorizontal tractive force30#25#12.5#10#POWER GRIPRight19#16#10#5#Left19#16#10#5#REACHOverheadRightXLeftXLateralXSQUATSustainedXRepetitiveXBENDXHEAD/NECKFlexionXRotationXStatic flexed positionXTerms of Employment: The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District. Fifty-two week position. Salary per the Master Agreement between F.H. Board of Education and F.H. Support Association (KCEA/MEA/NEA)Evaluation: Performance for this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Master Agreement on Evaluation.The Forest Hills Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally prohibited basis in its employment decisions or the provision of services.
  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1Job Category :Support Staff > CustodianEqual Opportunity Employer0 Job Requirements
    • No experience requiredContact Information
      • Kayla Diancono
      • 6590 Cascade Road SE
      • Grand Rapids,Michigan 49546
        • Phone: (616) 493-8800
        • Email: click here

Keywords: TrulyHired, Grand Rapids , Head Custodian - 1st Shift, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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