Carter G Woodson Preparatory Program Custodian 0.5 FTE (256 days)

Employer
Fayette County Public Schools-1
Location
Lexington, KY, US
Salary
Competitive

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Position Type:
Operations/Custodial/CLAS - 7609 - CUSTODIAN

Date Posted:
3/18/2022

Location:
Carter G Woodson Preparatory Program

Date Available:
School Year 2022

Closing Date:
05/27/2022

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:
  • 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.

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate as required by Kentucky law.


ABILITY TO:
  • 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 provides 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

Selection Procedure:

Grade 10

Contact Person: Lamar Allen (lamar.allen@fayette.kyschools.us)
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