Custodian I - Red Lake School District, ISD #38
April 30, 2020
Red Lake School District, ISD #38
P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671
218-679-3353 ext. 1001
"...where each child is valued, life long-learning is embraced and students are empowered to become Red Lake Nation ambassadors in the global community."
When the Children thrive, the Nation Thrives
Internal and External Posting: 04/29/2020 – 05/09/2020
Position Description: Custodian I (2 full-time positions and 1 part-time position
Supervisor: Custodian III or designee
Bargaining Group: Minnesota School Employees Association
Terms: 12 month contract
Position Overview: To ensure cleanliness, safety and security of buildings and mechanical operations, by maintaining a pleasant environment for faculty, staff, students and the public.
1. High School Diploma
2. Specialist Boilers License.
3. Frequently lift and carry up to 50 lbs., rarely lift and carry up to 100 lbs., perform repetitive movements, stand and walk for 90% of work day, frequently stoop, bend and/or crouch, continuously grasp and handle various tools and equipment, frequently push and pull equipment.
4. Good communication skills, personal appearance and a cooperative attitude required
5. Willingness to assist where needed and the ability to establish good working relationships is essential.
To apply, complete a District employment application and submit with a cover letter and resume to: Ashley VanHorn, Human Resource Coordinator, Red Lake Schools #38, PO Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671. Veteran Preference and Native American Preference.
Major Position Duties:
Regular Routine Duties Required Skills
(What you have to know to accomplish the job) Performance Standards
(How will you know the job is done)
Routine Cleaning Tasks (see CCAP tasking guideline for specific cleaning tasks to assigned area.
1. Cleans all area and surface types within assigned areas, including but not limited to:
3. Media Centers
4. Conference Rooms
10. Weight Rooms
11. Locker rooms
2. Cleans all surfaces within assigned area including but not limited to:
1. Dusting – high/low
2. Ceiling – vents/lights
5. Walls/wall fixtures
7. Hard floor/carpet
8. Sinks/drinking fountains
11. Trash/recycle receptacles
12. Pencil sharpeners
13. Audio visual/phones
14. Corners/base cove
3. Uses appropriate cleaning chemicals on all surfaces following chemical manufactures directions to ensure cleanliness and prevent damage to surfaces.
4. Re-fill supplies and maintain dispensers such as soap, towel and toilet paper holders.
5. Uses appropriate cleaning equipment and hand tools on all surfaces following manufactures instructions to ensure proper use and maintenance of equipment.
6. Works efficiently, using time management techniques to build efficient cleaning routines.
7. Remove and dispose of garbage from facilities, ensuring recyclable materials are collected and deposited in designated areas.
8. Keep a clean and well supplies custodial room and storage area.
9. Maintain supply inventory for assigned area.
i. Applicable district policies
ii. Applicable Minnesota Department of Health Policies
iii. Applicable Minnesota State Fire Code
iv. Applicable State and Federal safety regulations
v. The use of cleaning chemicals and neutralizers
vi. Proper cleaning procedures and troubleshooting
vii. School facilities
viii. Plumbing theory
ix. Electrical theory
x. HVAC theory
xi. Boiler theory
xii. Painting techniques
xiii. Mechanical equipment and preventative maintenance
xiv. Computers and related electronic equipment
xv. Fire alarm and security alarm systems
i. Cooperate with staff and relate to others
ii. Analyze cleaning problems
iii. Operate and maintain cleaning equipment
iv. Operate and use small tools, ladders and power equipment
v. Paint various types of surfaces using appropriate paints and supplies
vi. Identify problems with fire and security alarm systems
vii. Take appropriate action when needed
viii. Keep required records
ix. Operate computers
x. Promote good public relations between staff, students and the public
xi. Identify fire and safety hazards
xii. Manage time/work priorities
xiii. Maintain accurate records
xiv. Work Independently
xv. Demonstrate consistent and reliable attendance
1. Operating various cleaning equipment
2. Use of small tools, ladders, etc.
3. Painting Routine Cleaning Tasks (see CCAP tasking guideline for specific cleaning tasks to assigned area.
1. All area types were cleaned within assigned area.
2. All surfaces were cleaned within assigned area(s).
3. Appropriate cleaning chemicals were used on all surfaces; chemical manufacturers directions were properly followed showing a clean undamaged surface.
4. Supplies, such as soap. Towels and toilet paper were refilled and cabinets well maintained.
5. Cleaning equipment and hand tools were properly used on all surfaces and maintained as directed by manufacturer.
6. Cleaning routine has been developed, followed, and time is used efficiently.
7. Garbage and recyclable material has been properly removed from the assigned area and building and deposited in the appropriate waste containers.
8. Assigned custodial storage area has been kept clean, maintained and is well stocked with supplies.
9. Work orders have been entered for required repairs in assigned area.
Setup and cleanup for events and activities.
1. Monitor activities in assigned building/area and adjust work schedule as needed to support scheduled events.
2. Prepare areas for scheduled activities, ensuring all requested equipment is assembled properly and that all areas are clean and safe for public use.
3. Provide assistance as requested by the principal or supervisor.
4. Disassemble equipment and perform cleanup of area after scheduled activities are over. Setup and cleanup for events and activities.
1. Activities in assigned building were monitored and hours were adjusted to comply with scheduled events.
2. Areas for scheduled events were prepared; all requested equipment was assembled properly and the areas were clean and safe for public use.
3. Assistance was provided to the principal and supervisor as directed.
4. Equipment was disassembled and properly stored, areas in use were cleaned after scheduled activities were over.
1. Prepare, clean and restore all hard surface floors, following approved application and cleaning methods.
2. Extraction of all carpet areas; use appropriate spotters to remove stains.
3. Clean walls and other surfaces using approved chemicals and tools as to not damage surface.
4. Wash lights, vents and ceiling fixtures.
5. Clean restrooms and wash stations ensuring that all tile and fixtures are clean and working properly.
6. Clean corridor areas, entries, etc.
7. Ensure drinking fountains and fixtures are clean and in working condition.
8. Wash exterior glass and interior windows; ensuring that they clean and streak free.
9. Assist with moving furniture and supplies between buildings and classrooms.
1. All hard surface flooring was properly prepared and approved application and cleaning methods were used.
2. All carpet areas are extracted using approved spotters to remove stains.
3. Walls and surfaces are clean and undamaged using approved chemicals and tools.
4. Lights, vents and ceiling fixtures are clean
5. Restrooms and wash areas, including tile and fixtures are thoroughly clean and working properly.
6. Corridor areas and entries are clean.
7. Drinking fountains and fixtures are clean and working properly.
8. All exterior glass and interior windows are clean and streak free.
9. Furniture and supplies were moved as needed between classrooms and buildings.
Operate and maintain custodial equipment
1. Read operational manuals for all equipment prior to use.
2. Perform daily inspections of all equipment; ensuring that bags, pads and filters are changed as needed.
3. Perform proper battery maintenance on all battery operated equipment.
4. Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on all equipment; filling out work orders for repairs as needed.
5. Rinse out buckets, sinks, mops, etc. Operate and maintain custodial equipment
1. Operations manual is read for all equipment prior to use.
2. Daily inspections are completed of all equipment; bags, filters and pads are changed as needed.
3. Batteries on battery powered equipment are properly maintained.
4. Preventative and corrective maintenance on all equipment has been completed.
5. Work orders have been entered for repair of equipment.
6. Buckets, mops and sinks have been rinsed and are kept clean.
Snow and ice removal
1. Assists with snow removal for all sidewalks.
2. Keep sidewalks free of ice.
3. Keep entries and fire exits clear of snow and hazards
4. Assist in keeping roof vents snow free. Snow and ice removal
1. Snow was removed from all sidewalks.
2. Sidewalks are free of ice.
3. Entries and fire exits are clear of snow hazards.
4. Roof vents are clear during winter months.
Performs additional work as assigned by supervisor
1. Remain flexible and change plan as situation dictates.
2. Aid principal in securing areas in the event of an emergency.
3. Assist district maintenance staff as directed by supervisor.
4. Participates in District training programs.
5. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Performs additional work as assigned by supervisor
1. Remained flexible and changed plan as situation dictated.
2. Aided Principal in securing areas in event of emergency.
3. Assisted maintenance staff as directed by supervisor or designee.
4. Participated in District training programs.
5. Completed all additional assignments as assigned supervisor.
To apply send application, background check, cover letter and/or resume to: Human Resources, Red Lake School District #38, PO Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671, fax to (218)679-2321, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Lake Schools #38
(218) 679-5102 Office
(218) 679-2321 Fax