Yates Elementary School Part-Time Custodian 0.5 FTE

Lexington, KY, US
Jul 22, 2021
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
  • Position Type:
    Operations/Custodial/CLAS - 8610 - PART-TIME CUSTODIAN

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:

  • Date Available:
    21/22 School Year

  • Closing Date:

  • Description:
    Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school site or facility to maintain buildings, locker rooms and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.

    Job Summary:
    • Perform routine custodial activities at assigned District school site; sweep, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors and vacuum rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, workshops and other assigned work areas; spot clean and shampoo carpets; glue and perform carpet stretching and repairs as assigned.
    • Clean classrooms, restroom, showers, locker rooms, shops, cafeteria, offices and related facilities as assigned; sweep, mop and clean gymnasium floor as assigned; spot mop spills and remove gum and debris; monitor gym events to assure orderly behavior and to protect the building from damage; clean tables, chairs and floors after lunch periods as assigned.
    • Clean and disinfect drinking fountains, sinks, toilets, showers and urinals; clean mirrors, tile and windows.
    • Report safety, sanitary and fire hazards to appropriate authority; report and recommend need for maintenance repairs to appropriate authority; maintain security of buildings; report suspicious or unauthorized individuals on campus; report infractions of rules to supervisor.
    • Wash windows and walls; clean chalkboards, trays and erasers and empty pencil sharpeners; assemble, move and arrange furniture, supplies and equipment in preparing classrooms and multi-purpose rooms for special events or meetings.
    • Clean venetian blinds, dust and polish furniture and woodwork and make minor, non-technical repairs as needed.
    • Lock and unlock doors and gates as appropriate; maintain security of assigned areas according to established guidelines; turn alarm system off in the morning and on in the evenings as directed.
    • Order supplies according to established guidelines and procedures.
    • Pick up and rake paper, trash and debris around school grounds and in buildings; sweep and clean walkways and entrances; dispose of trash according to established procedures; wash out trash cans and follow established sanitation procedures and standards.
    • Pack, unpack, load, receive and store books, supplies, materials and other items.
    • Operate cleaning equipment such as vacuums, floor stripper, cleaning, buffer and polisher, carpet shampooer, scrubbers, high-pressure sprayer, manual and power sweepers and power blower as assigned.
    • Shovel, plow and sand walks and steps as directed.
    • Respond to emergency cleanups such as spills; maintain records of observed maintenance, repair needs and safety issues.
    • Participate in major summer cleaning projects as assigned.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Maintain regular attendance.
    High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate.

    • Basic methods, materials, tools and equipment used in custodial work and routine maintenance.
    • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
    • Proper lifting techniques.
    • Perform routine custodial activities at an assigned school site or facility to maintain buildings, locker rooms and adjacent grounds areas in a clean, orderly and secure condition.
    • Use cleaning materials, equipment and methods according to pre-determined standards.
    • Learn and apply knowledge of the schedules, procedures and use of equipment and supplies used in custodial work.
    • Learn appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
    • Maintain tools and equipment signed in clean working order and provide proper security.
    • Perform minor non-technical repairs.
    • Observe and report need for maintenance and repair.
    • Perform heavy physical labor.
    • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
    • Meet schedules and time lines.
    • Communicate effectively with others.
    • Inspect and assure the security of facilities during assigned shift.
    • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Walk, bend, lift, push and stand for extended periods of time.
    Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
    • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
    • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
    • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
    • Must be able to lift one-third of their body weight, not to exceed 50 pounds.
    • Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases.
    Application Procedure:
    Apply online

    Contact Person: Barry Richburg (barry.richburg@fayette.kysschools.us)

    Grade 10

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