Custodian - B-Lead

Mounds View Public Schools Saint Paul, MN
Posting dates: 6/13/2018 thru 6/19/2018 or until filled

Hours: Monday through Friday 8.0 hrs/day, 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Job Summary:

Perform general cleaning duties in and around school buildings; vacuum, scrub, wax, buff, and sweep floors; perform minor maintenance and repair of plumbing, heating, ventilation, and electrical equipment; set up tables, chairs, and other equipment for events; provide entry and access to school buildings during events; secure buildings following events; distribute supplies to offices upon delivery; remove snow from outside grounds during winter months.

Essential job functions include the following:

* Do general cleaning functions such as vacuum, scrub, wax, buff and sweep floors which may include mixing various cleaning and maintenance chemicals.

* Perform minor maintenance to keep schools and classroom operational such as repair plumbing, heating, ventilation and electrical equipment not requiring an outside contractor.

* Secures building and tests and resets fire alarms.

* Sets up equipment for sporting events, concerts and other meetings or special events.

* Checks boilers, gauges and pumps to ensure proper orientation, adds oil to pumps or turns off pumps as necessary. Refers operational problems to Supervisor of Maintenance.

* Opens or closes building as necessary.

* Inspects building, grounds and equipment for safety.

* Coordinates and assigns tasks to regular custodial staff.

* Distributes supplies for kitchen, office, teachers and departments.

Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:

* Perform minor repairs to chairs, desks, chair glides and other school equipment.

* Conducts minor ground maintenance including mowing, landscaping, snow removal, painting, raking or similar tasks.

* Supervises student workers in performance of general cleaning tasks.

* Sets up equipment for sporting events, concerts and other meetings or special events.

* Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Must possess at least a Second Class Boiler license

* Ability to get along with district employees, and be courteous and helpful with students and general public.

* Knowledge of requirements of maintaining school buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition.

* Knowledge of modern cleaning methods including basic methods of cleaning and preserving floors, black boards, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.

* Knowledge of cleaning equipment, tools, materials and supplies used in custodial work.

* Ability to learn custodial procedures, methods and schedules.

* Ability to maintain classrooms, offices and other school facilities in a clean, safe and secure condition.

* Ability to use common cleaning equipment and supplies safely and efficiently.

* Ability to move and arrange furniture and equipment for meetings and special events.

* Ability to observe and report safety hazards and need for maintenance and repair.

* Ability to perform minor maintenance and repair on furniture, equipment and facilities.

* Ability to confer with site administrators and supervisor regarding custodial needs, schedules and concerns.

* Knowledge of principles of administration, training, and supervision.

* Ability to assign and review the work of others.

* Ability to train, supervise, and evaluate personnel.

Physical Requirements:

Standing and walking 90% of the time. 50% of the time, involves: twisting, bending, stooping, squatting and climbing stairs. 25% of the time involves: crouching, pulling, pushing, climbing ladders, twisting while lifting, sweeping, extended reaches of 20 pounds overhead and lifting 50-100 pounds with mechanical assistance.


$19.67 during six (6) month probation period

$23.29 after six (6) month probation period