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Job: Head Custodian (HC-3) - Conifer High School

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Posted: 06/13/2018

Job Reference #: 50846

Job Type: Education - ALL General Labor Warehouse/Maintenance Education - Support Staff

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Jeffco Public Schools Job posting 50846
1829 DENVER WEST DR BLDG 27, GOLDEN, Colorado, 80401Job posted as of Apr 27, 2018,12:01 AM MST until Jul 02, 2018,11:59 PM MST

Jeffco Public Schools, a premier school district in Colorado, has been providing educational excellence for more than 60 years. Our graduates have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners, astronauts, award-winning doctors, writers and musicians. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. The district, located on the west side of the Denver Metro area, has 157 schools on 168 campuses and approximately 87,000 students.

Job Title
Head Custodian (HC-3) - Conifer High School

District Name
Jeffco Public Schools
School/Department Name
Custodial Svs - Schools
809 Quail St., Bldg. #4, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215
Job Status
Hours Per Day
Days Worked
Pay Grade
Position Start Date
Jul 03, 2018
Posted on
Apr 27, 2018,12:01 AM MST
Expiry Date
Jul 02, 2018,11:59 PM MST
Job Description
SUMMARY: Supervise night custodial staff and train newly assigned custodians. Maintain cleanliness of school building and grounds; and ensure a safe and comfortable learning environment for students, staff, and public.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Perform and maintain housekeeping throughout the building and grounds; including snow removal, sweeping sidewalks, mowing, spraying and removing weeds. Vacuum, sweep dust/wash, remove trash, mop and sanitize school restrooms, equipment and/or property.

Supervise night custodial staff.

Train newly assigned and current custodians.

Coordinate custodial crew set-up and breakdown of equipment and furniture for after school activities.

Communicate with individuals at all levels of school and community to ensure building and individual custodial needs are met.

Report to Facility Manager on building and equipment repairs.

Secure building at end of work shift.

Perform duties relating to landscape maintenance and minor maintenance.

Assume duties of Facility Manager and work overtime when required.

Shampoo and extract carpets, scrub/strip and re-coat tile floors.

Assist Facility Manager with evaluation and discipline of custodians.

Instruct night custodians in location and operation of emergency shutoff/control valves and panels and HVAC systems.

Develop and implement deep cleaning schedule.

Perform other duties as assigned.

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.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma/GED required.

EXPERIENCE: Twenty four months custodial experience, six months of supervisory experience or successful completion of Mentorship Training Program required. Must have the ability to interact positively and cooperatively with students, staff and community. Must have successfully completed the First Line Supervisory Course. Applicants are encouraged review the department screening guidelines before submitting an application. May be required to work flexible hours.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & EQUIPMENT: Requires writing skills and good communication skills. Operating knowledge of floor scrubber/buffer, carpet extractor, snow removal and lawn equipment, and tile floor machine.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: 2-hours asbestos awareness after hire.

SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY: Directly supervises up to 7 employees in the Custodial Services Department. Positions supervised include Custodians, Part-Time/Substitute Custodians, and Community Service individuals. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include directing work of night custodial staff, assisting with interviewing new custodial hires, providing information to Facility Manager on misconduct issues, performing oral warning on unsatisfactory work performance of custodians, and preparing annual performance evaluations of custodians to be used in Facility Manager's final evaluation report.

CONTACTS: Daily contact with persons in same work unit/building to provide a service, and with students, parents, and general public to resolve problems or negotiate matters. Weekly contact with vendors/suppliers to furnish or obtain information and with citizen organizations to provide a service. Monthly contact with persons outside building to resolve problems or negotiate matters.

SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS: High exposure to self to bruises due to maintaining/fixing building property, cuts due to disposing of broken glass, chemical burns due to cleaning chemicals, and disease due to disposing of bodily fluids. Medium exposure to self to repetitive motion injuries due to daily cleaning tasks, back injuries due to lifting heavy objects, loss of sight due to chemicals and equipment, disfigurement due to motorized equipment, and hernia due to improperly lifting heavy objects. Low exposure to self to heat burns due to hot equipment, loss of limb due to motorized equipment, fractures due to falling/slipping, and fatality due to motorized equipment and chemicals. The following exposure also exists if a person in this position does not respond timely to accidents, broken equipment, or other hazards, or does not properly dispose of or maintain hazardous materials, or safely operate motorized equipment: high exposure to others to disease, cuts, bruises, burns; medium exposure to loss of sight; and low exposure to fractures, loss of limb, disfigurement, and/or fatality. Due to the training responsibility of this position, new hires may be exposed to injuries if a person in this position fails to properly train them on proper maintenance of building, operation of equipment, or handling of hazardous materials.

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

MENTAL FUNCTIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to compare, analyze, communicate, coordinate, synthesize, evaluate, and use interpersonal skills. The employee is frequently required to instruct, compute, compile, and negotiate. The employee is occasionally required to copy.

JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING: Work is assigned by Facility Manager, Principal, Field Coordinator or Facilitator. This position requires sound judgment and quick action to ensure the safety and health of all occupants of the school building or grounds at all times, including ensuring custodians meet standards and that adequate custodial coverage is available at all times. Work is guided by Health Department guidelines, CSEA agreement, Department Site Manual, and Custodial Services memos. Decision making requires collaboration with supervisor, administrators, staff, co-workers, citizen groups using facilities, and city and county authorities during emergencies or inspections. Errors in decision making could lead to safety or health hazards for students, staff, and the general public. Supervisor is involved only with major decisions.

DIVERSITY OF DUTIES: Duties require cross-training in the operation and location of emergency shut-off valves; basic carpentry, locksmithing, electrical, plumbing, equipment maintenance, landscaping, painting, and first aid skills; safety and security procedures; and training, conflict management, and preventative maintenance skills. Duties and actions impact individuals within the assigned building and grounds.
Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions:
Job Status Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, sex, disability.

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