Under general supervision, performs building cleaning and facilities maintenance work in schools and administrative buildings. Work of the class involves varied building cleaning duties and related facilities and grounds maintenance work. Employees receive on the job training in the application of simple manual skill and use of cleaning and grounds tools and equipment, and supplies to clean interior of buildings and maintain grounds. Nature of work is repetitive and requires sustained physical effort and involves some heavy work in moving or lifting furniture and equipment with some exposure to accident and injury hazards and disagreeable elements. Employees who possess the appropriate certificate may be assigned responsibility for checking or operating heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning equipment. Employees in these classes are considered emergency personnel and are required to report to buildings during inclement weather.
(Optional) - Possession of a current and valid certificate indicating proficiency in the safe operation of low pressure boilers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the methods, materials and practices of building and grounds work; ability to operate and maintain custodial and grounds care equipment; including scrubbers, snow blowers, burnishers and hydraulic lifts, uses personal protective equipment and other safety tools and practices; monitors building spaces and grounds to ensure a safe and secure environment; possesses a basic knowledge of emergency response procedures. Knowledge of and the ability to meet the seven core competencies of the Supporting Services Professional Growth System (SSPGS).
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE:
Completion of the ninth grade required. High School or GED diploma preferred. Experience in general cleaning of buildings and grounds. Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.