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Custodian - Tucson Area (FDPY)

at Child-Parent Centers

Posted: 3/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 16147
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Job Description

Job Details
Entry
Tucson Area - , AZ
Full Time
High School Diploma or GED
$12.04 - $12.04 Hourly
In Town
Split Shift 7am - 8:30am & 12pm - 6:30pm
Transportation
Job Summary and Duties

Current Openings:

Sunnyside Head Start, 1105 E Drexel Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706 - (1 - Opening) - July to May - 8hrs/day - Split Shift

Job Summary:  Child-Parent Centers is currently seeking a Bilingual (English & Spanish) Custodian responsible for completing daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning requirements for the facility, playground, and general grounds. Identify, report, and ensure completion of repair or maintenance needs including handling of any minor repair needs to foster a safe environment for children. Responsible for ordering custodial supplies, storage of supplies, tracking inventory on hand, and keeping unsafe supplies and equipment locked and out of the reach of children. This position requires early morning work and early evening work and may include a split shift to meet the needs of the program.

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirement:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED  (Attach proof to application.)

Transportation Requirement:

  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and excellent driving record.  (Attach to application a three-year driving record obtained from the motor vehicle division.)

Custodial Responsibilities:

  • Use cleaning checklists to clean, sanitize, and prepare indoor and outdoor spaces for children’s use. Remove dirt or grime, odors, insects, vermin, clutter, litter, dangerous objects, animal feces, debris, and weeds. Conduct minor landscape maintenance to include leaf blowing or vacuuming, mowing lawn, and trimming trees or plants.
  • Identify and notify supervisor of repair or maintenance needs and/or safety hazards in indoor or outdoor spaces including notification to the Work Request System.
  • Move and/or store classroom furniture and materials when required by center needs. Assist teaching team with classroom set up at start up.
  • Organize custodial storage areas to ensure safety and easy access to supplies and equipment by adults. Maintain appropriate levels of custodial supplies to prevent shortage of necessary items. Store cleaning chemicals and hazardous materials (flammable, poisonous, or labeled keep out of reach of children) in a locked area that is inaccessible to children.
  • Take scheduled playground equipment from storage area to playground before outdoor playtime begins and return to storage after outdoor playtime is complete.
  • Water sand areas as required to promote sand play.
  • Water down hot surfaces as temperature dictates (slides, benches, play structure, sand).
  • Provide fresh drinking water with easy access by children during outdoor playtime.
  • Use caution tape to designate unsafe areas and block access by children.
  • Use personal protective equipment (safety goggles, apron, cut resistant gloves, rubber gloves) when completing duties to prevent injury to self or others.
  • Implement universal precautions when cleaning bodily fluids or blood spills to prevent potential exposure or transmission of pathogens.
  • Conduct Safety Review Daily to secure facility at the end of the day.

Recordkeeping, Monitoring, and Reporting:

  • Complete cleaning checklists and maintain for 30 days or as identified by supervisor or PR Manager.
  • Complete supply requests and submit to supervisor for review and forward to procurement. Verify supply deliveries from center run and notify supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Record completion of Safety Review on the Safety Log as required.

General Responsibilities:

  • Understand and model the agency's vision and mission in the agency and the community.
  • Recognize children's safety as the first responsibility of all staff and takes appropriate action on safety issues.
  • Work as part of a team within the agency and collaborate with other community organizations.
  • Support the parent-child-teacher relationship and recognize parents as their children's first and most important teachers.
  • Use the agency's communication and problem solving approaches with children, staff, and parents; understand and apply the agency's definition of confidentiality.
  • Complete the agency's "Self-Assessment/Evaluation" as required.
  • Participate in required training and continuing educational opportunities.
  • Follow all required rules and regulations.

Responsibilities for all Child-Parent Centers, Inc. Staff:

  • Recognize children's safety as the first responsibility of all staff and act swiftly to ensure no child is unsupervised.
  • Ensure acknowledgement and agreement from teaching team or FE prior to entering classrooms where children are present.
  • Understand and model the agency's vision and mission in the agency and the community.
  • Work as part of a team within the agency and collaborate with other community organizations.
  • Use the agency's communication and problem solving approaches with children, staff and parents; understand and apply the agency's definition of confidentiality.
  • Support the parent-child-teacher relationship and recognizes parents as their child's first and most important teachers.
  • Participate in required training and continuing educational opportunities.
  • Follow all required rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as required by supervisory staff.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirement:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED  (Attach proof to application.)

Transportation Requirement:

  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and excellent driving record.  (Attach to application a three-year driving record obtained from the motor vehicle division.)

Federal, State, County Legal/Licensing Requirements (after job offer is made):

  • Provide proof of immunizations: MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), Tdap (adult Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), and a clear Tuberculosis skin test or chest X-ray.
  • Able to pass a company paid physical exam.
  • Able to pass a FBI fingerprint and criminal record check.
  • Must be able to prove the right to work in the USA by providing appropriate documents to complete the Federal I-9 form.
  • Submit a current Fingerprint Clearance Card OR obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Must complete and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.
  • Must possess or have the ability to possess and keep current certification in First Aid Training.
  • Must possess or have the ability to possess and keep current certification in CPR training including Infants and Children.
  • Must read, write, and speak English.

Work Environment:

  • Indoor and Outdoor including extreme outdoor temperatures at peak times of the day
  • Daily direct work with cleaning chemicals
  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens, communicable illnesses, animal feces, and dangerous or sharp objects.

Physical Requirements:

Frequently

  • stoop, bend, kneel, reach, push, pull, lift (10-25lbs)
  • Move furniture, chairs, carpet
  • Work with tools that may be sharp or heavy (rake, weed eater, shovel, hoe, leaf blower, vacuum)
  • Raking and turning of sand
  • Work with and dispose of cleaning chemicals
  • Pick up and dispose of animal feces or other dangerous objects on grounds

Occasionally

  • Climb ladder or step stool

Benefits: This position is eligible for agency benefits package including (paid leave, medical, life, vision, dental, revenue sharing plan, and flexible spending account)

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