Elementary Lead Custodian

Anchorage, AK, US
Apr 13, 2021
Grade Level
Elementary School
Position Type:
Custodial/Elementary Lead Custodian

Date Posted:


Closing Date:

Bargaining Unit: LOCAL 71
Work Year: 10.5 months
Work Day: 8 hours per day
FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE
Salary: J-2, $16.50-$19.89 per Hour

Job Summary
The Elementary Lead Custodian maintains elementary school buildings and equipment and manages timesheets and schedules for custodial employees. The position has a retirement association with the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).

Job Requirements
The following are required:
  1. A high school diploma or equivalent. Two years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of the education requirement.One year of custodial experience.Ability to interpret instructions and write reports.Knowledge of methods and materials used in custodial work.

The following are preferred:
  1. Ability to use common electrical cleaning equipment safely and effectively and to keep this equipment clean.Ability to do heavy manual work.Ability to supervise and to communicate with school staff, coworkers, and the public.

Essential Job Functions
  1. Cleans an assigned station and inspects stations of coworkers.Assists substitutes assigned to the unit.Reports needed repairs to appropriate department.Records information on time sheets and monthly activity calendar.Requests supplies from supervisor as needed.Inspects equipment for cleanliness.Performs minor non-electrical repairs of equipment such as changing belts, bags, etc.Assigns overtime on a rotational basis to subordinates within the school.Reports to supervisor any problems within the school such as vandalism, policy and procedure violations, etc.Informs principal of status changes in assigned equipment.Monitors building security.Posts notices.Opens building for community-use permit holders and establishes communications with user organizations.

Physical/Mental Demands
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.

The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical or mental disabilities.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.

While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Job Information
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

Anchorage School District employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, coworkers, and the public. Employees must also have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). Please visit www.dhs.gov/real-id-enforcement-brief for additional information.

The Anchorage School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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