Zuni Public School District
Zuni, NM, US

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    Position: Custodian

    Reports to: Site Principal

    Site: Zuni High School

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Contract Length: 12 months/261 days (Full-time/Part-time)

    SalaryRange: $21,298.00 - $37,413.00

    Purpose: Provides custodial services for the School Site on a daily basis by maintaining the facilities, grounds and equipment in good running condition in support of the student's health and welfare. Set up for events as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    High School Diploma or general education degree (GED);

    Knowledge of general custodial practices preferred;

    Some experience in cleaning floors, windows, bathrooms and furniture;

    Knowledge of sanitation principles, safe cleaning chemicals and safety and health standards (state, federal, and district);

    Must be able to move or lift up to 50 pounds without risk when unloading, moving or discarding materials, supplies and equipment;

    Ability to communicate with students, parents and the general public in a professional manner;

    Must possess a valid NM driver's license, with a good driving record;

    Computer Experience in data entry, e-mail, word processing preferred;

    Ability to perform physically demanding work;

    Ability to learn the appropriate use of cleaning products;

    Essential Duties:

    · Performs general routine housekeeping duties including, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, emptying wastebaskets, and scrubbing bathrooms and kitchen sinks;

    · Review work orders;

    · Provide routine preventive maintenance as lined out in General Maintenance Procedures in accordance with Public School Facility Association guideline and the New Mexico Statutes;

    · Washes windows, mirrors and glass doors;

    · Prepares for meetings by moving and setting up tables and chairs;

    · Orders supplies and equipment for purchase and maintains the inventory of cleaning supplies;

    · Check boiler, mechanical, electrical and telephone rooms; listen for unusual noise; check for excess heat and equipment vibrations;

    · Change out light bulbs and fixtures as needed;

    · Uses tools to do minor repairs and hangs pictures as requested;

    · Conforms to safety standards as prescribed and reviews school site Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS);

    · Services soap dispensers, towel boxes, and similar containers;

    · Open and close up the building; ensure doors, windows and roof accesses are secured nightly;

    · Remove snow and ice accumulations from sidewalks and entry areas as needed;

    · Clear out weeds, pick-up trash, and maintain the grounds;

    · Cleans chalkboards, trays and erasers;

    · Moves and adjusts chairs, desks, tables, supplies, furniture and equipment;

    · Strips, seals and waxes floors;

    · Removes spots and graffiti from floors, walls, woodwork, furniture, carpets, and fixtures;

    · Operates power sweepers, polishers, and other power equipment;

    · May be required to move, assemble or disassemble furniture, equipment, or other items, or to assist other crafts in an emergency or as the need arises;

    · Reviews the School Safety Plan and recommend updates annually;

    · Performs other duties as assigned.

    Physical Functions:

    · Frequently stand, walk, push, pull, carry, reach, bend, kneel, stoop, handle, talk and hear; Occasionally climb, balance, crouch, and crawl;

    · Use repetitive hand, arm and finger motions and high motor activities;

    · Travels from one facility to another as necessary for training and picking up equipment and supplies;

    · Attend meetings during the day and in the evening;

    · Lift up to 50 pounds on occasion, 25 pounds frequently and up to 10 pounds constantly;

    · Walk various distances on even and uneven surfaces, indoors and outdoors;

    · Work in an environment with varying temperatures and noises;

    · Operate equipment with finger(s), hand, foot and eye coordination.

    Mental Functions:

    · Must be able to read cleaning products, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and other necessary literature;

    · Must be able to manage time and work independently;

    · Must be a team player;

    · Must be able to handle difficult people and difficult situations;

    Essential Equipment:

    · Operate phone, computer, scanner, printer, calculator, etc.;

    · Operate a vehicle and hold a valid driver's license;

    · Handle boxes of supplies;

    · Utilize measurement tools and hand tools;

    · Utilize various hand held equipment to include brooms, mops, shovels, picks, rakes, etc.;

    · Utilize various power/hand-operated equipment and machinery;
    * Utilize hand truck and dollies.
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