Chief I - AI High School

Wilmington, DE 19805, US
Oct 01, 2018
Grade Level
High School
Close Date:

LOCATION: AI High School

BASIC FUNCTION: The Chief Custodian I shall have direct authority over the custodians in their school. The Chief Custodian I is directly responsible to the Building Principal and Supervisor of Facilities and Maintenance. The Chief Custodian I must have the ability to work with all levels of Administration and work with the outside agency who will be maintaining a large section of the athletic field.

  1. Supervises all custodians assigned to the building.
  2. Performs general preventative maintenance and mechanical work as required.
  3. Assists with annual evaluations of all custodians in the building.
  4. Plays a major role in the hiring and dismissal of custodians under his/her supervision.
  5. Maintains a written housecleaning and maintenance schedule.
  6. Makes inspections to insure that housecleaning and maintenance schedules are performed on the day and night shifts.
  7. Trains all new custodians under his supervision.
  8. Checks all fire and safety equipment in the school and submits reports to proper school officials.
  9. Maintains all heating, plumbing, and cooling systems in compliance with energy management standards.
  10. Updates continuously his working knowledge of system and equipment in his building.
  11. Maintains records for preventative maintenance of motor equipment, vehicles, and gasoline.
  12. Keeps a running inventory of custodian supplies and submits requisitions for replenishing supplies to proper school official.
  13. Performs custodial duties when required in emergencies such as snow removal, flooding conditions (burst pipe), etc.
  14. Has ultimate responsibility for school building on weekends and holidays with respect to the proper operation of mechanical equipment and security of the building.
  15. Performs other management-type duties as assigned.


  1. Same as qualifications of custodian.
  2. Ability to read basic operation instructions, write reports and maintain written records.
  3. Supervise the operation and maintenance of low-pressure boilers.
  4. Must hold a Chief Custodian certificate (120 hours), be in process of obtaining it, or a commitment should be made to obtaining Chief Custodian's certificate within a specified time limit.
  5. Prefer six years of successful experience as a custodian-fireman and/or chief custodian or the equivalent in custodian and/or maintenance supervisory experience in other institutions or firms.
  6. Must be able to pass a Basics Skills Test with a satisfactory score.

To Apply:

District Applicants:

Completed Online Internal Transfer Application via Join Delaware Schools

Letter of Interest


Non-District Applicants:

Completed Online Application via Join Delaware Schools

Letter of Interest


Three letters of reference

* Out-of-state applicants must provide evidence of certification

The posting will close at 4:00 PM on the Posting End Date: 10.12.2018


Matt Hardy

Reports To: Principal & Facilities Supervisor

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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