Custodian (40 hrs/wk, 260 days)

Employer
Washoe County School District-1
Location
Reno, NV, US
Salary
Competitive

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CUSTODIAN

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, keeps assigned building area clean, sanitary, safe, and orderly; secures rooms and cleaning stations; does special cleaning. May perform minor maintenance and painting duties. Incumbent performs related duties as required.

During school year, positions may be assigned to early morning, morning, afternoon, evening or night shifts.

EXEMPLARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Sweeps, mops, scrubs, shampoos, and waxes floors, including surfaces of many types; vacuums and cleans rugs and carpets; dusts, waxes, washes and polishes furniture and woodwork, fixtures, shelves, cupboards and counters; cleans walls and blackboards; cleans and sanitize restrooms, locker rooms and showers; fills soap and paper dispenser; washes windows; empties trash and waste cans; and restocks supplies.

Moves furniture and equipment and sets up rooms and auditoriums for special meetings and activities. May set up and open areas for special events. Insures all doors and windows in assigned area are locked, alarms set, and necessary security lights are on.

Performs minor maintenance such as replacing lights, painting small rooms or trim, removing and/or tagging broken furniture; reports vandalism and items needing repair. May perform outside maintenance, such as snow removal, mowing, weeding, irrigating, picking up litter, etc.

Participates in intensive cleaning and restoration of District buildings during summer vacations and other periods; washes, removes and stacks furniture; washes walls and woodwork; paints interior and exterior walls; strips floors using power equipment; and seals and waxes floors.

May be called upon on off-hours for school emergencies, such as burglaries, vandalism, snow removal, equipment failures, fires, flooding, etc.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Education/Experience: Any combination equivalent to education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:

Six (6) months of experience demonstrating reliability, responsibility and good work habits.

Knowledge of:: Reading, writing and basic arithmetic sufficient to perform job duties successfully; and cleaning materials, methods and equipment.

Skill at:: Understanding and carrying out oral and written instructions; learning supplies, equipment and prescribed methods of cleaning; performing strenuous physical work; working effectively under time limitations and without immediate supervision; climbing and working from ladders; making simple arithmetic calculations; and developing working relationships with those contacted in course or work.

License/Certifications:: Possession of, or he ability to obtain a valid State of Nevada license with a driving record acceptable to the District,

Special Considerations:: Working under occasional adverse environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, dust and fumes.

THIS JOB SPECIFICATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY THAT THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE STANDARDS OF THE POSITION. INCUMBENTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS, AND TO PERFORM ANY OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.

The Washoe County School District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or military status, marital status, political affiliation, disability or the presence of any sensory, physical or mental handicap in any of its educational programs/activities and employment, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.

Internal Job Number:2021-22-E223258

Salary:

Grade 16

Sch A: $12.70 (entry step)
Sch B: $14.74 (entry step)

New employees hired by Washoe County School District are normally placed on the entry step of the grade of the position. Salaries are subject to adjustment and may increase and decrease each fiscal year.

Range/Grade:G16

Additional Job Information:

This is a 40 hour a week, 260 day position.

Eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work less than 20 hours per week receive Social Security benefits, and the Salary Increases, Longevity Bonuses, and Credit Union benefits; eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work 20 to 24.75 hours per week received PERS retirement benefits, and the Salary Increases, Longevity Bonuses and Credit Union benefits listed below; eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work 25 to 27.25 hours per week receive the benefits listed below, with the exception of Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance; eligible employees who are regularly scheduled to work 27.5 hours per week or more receive full benefits of the District.
Holiday: Eligible employees receive up to eleven (11) paid holidays each year. Vacation: Eligible employees receive up to twenty (20) days of paid vacation each year. Sick Leave: Eligible employees receive up to fifteen (15) days of paid sick leave each year. Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance: Eligible employees may select an insurance plan wherein WCSD contributes 100% of insurance premiums. Eligible employee paid dependent medical insurance is available for an employee's dependents. Insurance Premiums - Summer Months: WCSD contributes 100% of the district paid portion of eligible employee's insurance premiums for employees who are not scheduled to work in the summer. Life Insurance: The District contributes 100 % of employee's life insurance premiums. Salary Increases: In addition to any negotiated increases each year, eligible employees receive salary increases each July, for the first fifteen (15) years of employment. Longevity Bonuses: Eligible employees receive annual bonuses as follows: 12-14 years of employment, $700; 15-17 years of employment, $1, 000; 18 + years of employment, $1, 100. Credit Union: Outstanding benefits are available through the Credit Union.
No State Income Tax. No Social Security deductions for most positions working 20 hours per week or more. Retirement benefit offered is the State of Nevada retirement system, Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), which is one of the best in the country.

PERS ELIGIBLE POSITIONS:

Eligible Employees who select the employer paid salary schedule (Schedule A) will have Washoe County School District (WCSD) contribute 100% of the employee's retirement contributions. Eligible employees who select the employer-employee paid salary schedule (Schedule B) will have a portion of the legislatively designated amount paid by WCSD to PERS for retirement benefits and the employee, in turn, will pay the remaining portion of the legislatively designated amount of his/her salary to PERS. These options are introduced and explained in detail during the New Employee Orientation upon selection for employment.

New employees will be fingerprinted upon hire and every five years thereafter and will have $58.50 deducted from their first paycheck to help defray the cost of fingerprinting. Non-licensed employees will have $58.50 deduction when their fingerprints are completed every five years. Fingerprint fees are subject to change.

Please be advised there is a 90-day waiting period for insurance benefits.
Temporary employees working less than 6 months do not receive benefits.
Any applicant who would like to request a reasonable accommodation in any step of the selection process should contact Human Resources at (775) 348-0321.
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