Middletown, DE 19709, US
Apr 18, 2018
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U Position Summary U: Working with a team to maintain an attractive, sanitary and safe facility; providing adequate arrangement for meetings, classroom activities and events, minimizing property damage, loss and liability exposure, and performing comprehensive maintenance.

EEE Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Maintain a program of building cleanliness to insure the comfort, health, and safety of students and staff.
  2. If the last person in the building, responsible for closing the building each school day and answering the alarm.
  3. Follow established procedures for securing the building and grounds for the purpose of minimizing property damage, loss and liability and ensuring safety.
  4. Monitor heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide appropriate temperatures and to insure economical usage of fuel, water, and electricity.
  5. Follow an established cleaning schedule that will include the cleaning of floors, counters, whiteboards, wastebaskets, windows, furniture, equipment, and restrooms.
  6. Keep the building, sidewalks, roads, parking lots, and play areas neat and clean.
  7. Make minor building repairs as needed and report needed major repairs to the Facilities Manager.
  8. Monitor cleaning supplies and report low supplies to the Facilities Manager.
  9. Comply with occupational health and safety codes and standards.
  10. Inform Facilities Manager of any safety hazards.
  11. Keep informed of and comply with school policies and regulations concerning primary job functions.
  12. Report unauthorized person in or around school building to the Principal.
  13. Repair furniture, equipment and facilities for the purpose of ensuring that items and facilities are available and in safe working condition.
  14. Deliver supplies, mail, packages, furniture for the purpose of distributing the materials to the appropriate parties.
  15. Report equipment loss or damage to the Facilities Manager.
  16. Respond to emergency situations (e.g. facility damage, damaged athletic equipment, roof leaks) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety and property damage concerns.
  17. Set up and take down furniture for special events.
  18. Remove snow from sidewalks and ensure safe passage to and from buses and parking lot.
  19. Perform miscellaneous facility maintenance tasks, such as painting, snow and ice removal, landscape work, general grounds clean-up.
  20. Operate floor polishers, vacuums, carpet cleaners, floor strippers, waxers, lawnmowers, edgers, snow equipment, and all hand and power tools.
  21. Perform such other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned.

General Performance Standards :
  1. Share a commitment to the success of the mission, goals, and objectives of the MOT Charter School.
  2. Be consistent and reliable in arrival and attendance in order to assure the proper operation of the building. Keep Facilities Manager informed of planned/unplanned time off.
  3. Conduct one-self according to professional, ethical principles.
  4. Display personal qualities that reflect favorably upon the individual, the group and the school.
  5. Display pride in being a member of the MOT Charter School team.
  6. Adhere to all procedures and policies as outlined in the Employee Manual.
  7. Make sound decisions within the parameters of authority and to work independently.
  8. Be courteous, professional and tactful at all times.
  9. Maintain a positive working relationship with faculty, staff, board members, parents, and students.
  10. Serve as a role model who acknowledges through actions and behaviors the critical value of human relationships in achieving personal and professional goals and organizational purpose.
  11. Display a professional appearance. Knowledge and Ability:
  1. Knowledge of modern cleaning methods and use of cleaning materials and equipment.
  2. Knowledge of safe work practices.
  3. Ability to climb step and extension ladders.
  4. Ability to regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move and/or lift up to 100 pounds.
  5. Ability to regularly stand and/or walk for extended periods.
  6. Ability to bend, stoop kneel, crawl, balance, and crouch.
  7. Ability to work with and apply basic mathematical concepts, such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  8. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
  9. Demonstrated success in reading and writing English at a level required for successful job performance.
  10. Work on multiple projects and respond to requests and deadlines in an accurate and timely manner. Qualifications and Experience :
  11. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this position description 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.
  1. At least a high school diploma or GED.
  2. At least one year of custodial experience in a school setting.
  3. Hold and maintain a Delaware driver's license.
  4. Satisfactory PPD, fingerprint, criminal background, and drug screening. Disclaimer : This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of this position. It is not intended to limit, or in any way to modify, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The use of particular illustration shall not be used to exclude non-listed duties of similar kind or level of difficulty.

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