Part-Time Maintenance Staff / Custodian (2020-21 School Year)

Detroit, MI, US
Oct 15, 2020
Job Type
Position Title: Part-Time Maintenance Staff / Custodian

F.T.E: 0.5 (up to 29 hours/week)

Location: 1460 E Forest Ave, Detroit, MI 48207

Reports To: Campus Director of Operations

The Mission of Distinctive Schools, an educational practice leader committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in historically marginalized communities, is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.

Position Description:

A Distinctive Schools Maintenance Staff team member is responsible for properly maintaining the grounds and facilities of the school site in a safe and efficient manner. By providing proper maintenance to ensure the exterior and interior environment is safe, secure, and aesthetically attractive. Maintenance Staff performs cleaning duties to provide students, employees and the community with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place in which to learn, play and develop. This person will:
  • Keep building and premises clean, safe and neat at all times
  • Clean, dust mop, scrub and wax resilient floors with use of appropriate equipment as needed to protect floor finish
  • Dry mop floors in rooms and hallways
  • Clean cafeteria floors of any spills and/or debris, and properly disposes of refuse. Maintenance Staff will routinely break-down cafeteria tables/benches for cleaning in between table/bench tops, sides, legs and underside of each
  • Clean and vacuum carpeted surfaces
  • Spot clean and scrub walls
  • Empty wastebaskets and properly disposes of refuse
  • Clean, scrub and disinfect bath and shower room areas, including walls, sinks, bowls and glass mirrors. Stock toilet paper and towel dispensers
  • Change light bulbs
  • Clean whiteboards, blackboards, and erasers
  • Clean and disinfect water fountains
  • Clean and disinfect chairs and desktops in classrooms and office

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess physical ability to perform all required work
  • Maintain a professional relationship with supervisors, staff, parents, students and the public
  • Work independently and in teams to complete job duties and assignments in a timely manner with limited supervision

Why Join the Distinctive Schools Team:
  • We are a collaborative team of professionals supporting each other to instill a love of learning in our students
  • We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way
  • We make an impact in our communities by serving some of the most historically marginalized in the city

Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.