Guest Custodian

Federal Way, WA, US
May 13, 2021
Guest Custodian
Position Type:
Guest (Substitute) Classified/Custodial Staff

Date Posted:

To be determined

Once your application is complete and all required forms are in, please call or email Brian Humphrey at 253-945-5939, or bhumphre, for further instructions.
Perform a wide-variety of custodial, building and grounds maintenance, and cleaning tasks. Assume responsibility for a specific area of building and grounds. Report any preventative maintenance tasks that need to be done to the appropriate supervising custodian.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Complete work assignments daily and help other workers as necessary.Know and execute the building security procedures as needed.Support the maintenance of safe and healthy work/play conditions throughout the campus.Utilize appropriate energy conservation measures.Observe and follow safety and health regulations and District guidelines.Maintain excellent communication with the principal or immediate supervisor.Give assistance to and work harmoniously with community groups as needed.
Classroom Cleaning
  • Clean all assigned classroomsVacuum, dust, mop and spot mop when necessaryEmpty and clean wastebasketsClean chalkboards/whiteboards, trays and erasers when neededDust all horizontal surfaces, vents and univentsClean walls and around doors and light switches when necessaryDust lockers, beams, etc., regularly
Lavatories/Locker Rooms
  • Clean and disinfect fixtures, floors and partitions dailyCheck and replenish supplies as neededClean and disinfect shower rooms dailyClean lockers as required
Gymnasium and Playground
  • Dust mop daily and remove scuff marks from wallsClean behind bleachers and clean drinking fountainsPerform required inspections of bleachers, playground equipment, and play areas, and complete required inspection forms
  • Empty garbageClean lunchroom after lunchSet up and take down cafeteria tablesClean kitchen area
  • Secure all outside doors and windows at designated times
  • Keep the Head Custodian or Night Lead informed of needed suppliesMonitor persons entering the building for night activities; i.e., open and secure designated areas as neededClean and maintain around outside of the buildings, including flowerbeds, gutters, drains, etcWash windowsMaintain confidentialityMaintain a good work attendance record, be punctual, and follow District procedures for reporting all absencesPerform other related duties as assigned.
The preceding list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent

Work scheduled hours on a consistent basis

Experience with operating custodial / maintenance equipment

Criminal background clearance: current fingerprints on file or be willing to be fingerprinted at the cost of $65.00
Reliable transportation
Attend a pre-employment training

School board policies and procedures

Organize and perform job responsibilities efficiently and independently without close supervision and able to pay strict attention to detail
Speak, read and follow written or verbal communications
Practice effective safety and security within individual work routines
Develop and maintain positive customer relations with staff and service providers
Work collaboratively with District staff and promote teamwork with co-workers
Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct including the requirements of confidentiality
Relate effectively with parents, staff, students and the public in a multicultural and multiracial community
Perform job responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations

Knowledge/awareness of own cultural identity and how this influences behavior, and desire to learn about the cultural identity of others.
Ability to establish and nurture an environment that promotes cultural competence and equitable treatment of staff, students, and patrons of the District.
Ability to understand and hold self and others accountable for promoting the Federal Way Public Schools' commitment to "Each Scholar: A Voice. A Dream. A Bright Future."
Ability to recognize that each person is a unique individual even as we celebrate their group cultural heritage.

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.

This position requires physical stamina. Position also requires sitting, lifting, standing, bending, stooping, climbing, working at heights, walking, grasping, holding, cleaning, removing, unlocking, opening, pushing, pulling, hearing, speaking, and writing or keyboarding. This position will lift at least 35 lbs. on a regular basis and at least 50 lbs. on an occasional basis.

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.

Position requires operating dangerous mechanical systems and/or machines, exposure to noise, hazardous chemicals, high voltage, inclement weather and varying temperatures. Must be available to work unusual hours in emergencies.

May work alone in building at times; at multiple locations in a single shift and be required to work on weekends

This position typically works, Monday through Friday with possible Saturdays, Day shift or Swing Shift, This is an at-will, on-call substitute position. Assignments vary from day to day.

Position reports to Custodian Coordinator, Lead Custodian, Building Principal, and/or designee.

This is a non-represented position.

Substitute Custodian on the Federal Way Public Schools' Substitute Salary Schedule.

Update 07/2015

The preceding list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the scope of responsibility and the level of knowledge and skills typically required, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements, skills or duties so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

All employment open positions are made available on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability or veteran status.

Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. body {min-height: 100px}

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