Chief II - Central

Wilmington, DE 19805, US
Dec 04, 2018
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BASIC FUNCTION: The Chief Custodian II provides leadership, in cooperation with the building principal, in providing for optimum custodial services in the building, including direction of the custodial staff and a share of custodial duties.

  1. Supervises and participates in the general cleaning of the school building. Requests and oversees maintenance needs of the building.
  2. Assists the Facilities Supervisor in the selection, assignment, and scheduling of the custodial staff.
  3. Directs the training and orientation of members of the custodial staff.
  4. Maintains the electrical, plumbing and heating equipment in the school plant in good operating condition.
  5. Maintains grounds, lawns, and play equipment in safe and attractive condition.
  6. Assists in snow removal.
  7. Checks all fire and safety equipment in the school and reports all violations to the supervisor or principal.
  8. Establishes and supervises proper maintenance of vehicles or gasoline powered equipment used within the building site.
  9. Checks school building as required on weekends and holidays as directed to observe proper operation of mechanical equipment and security of the building.
  10. Requisitions and receives supplies and equipment and maintains necessary inventories.
  11. Performs minor maintenance tasks as outlined in the position guide for custodian.
  12. Assumes responsibility for the general security of building.
  13. Other related duties as assigned, including but not limited to chief duties at the end of the line.

  1. Same as qualifications of a custodian.
  2. Ability to read basic operating instructions, write reports, and maintain written records.
  3. Ability to operate and maintain gas boilers.
  4. Ability to effectively operate a network computer and computerized EMS system.
  5. Must hold a chief custodian certificate (120 hours); be in process of obtaining it, or a commitment should be made to obtain chief custodian's certificate within a specified time limit.
  6. Prefer four years of successful experience as a custodian and/or custodian fireman.
  7. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.
  8. 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 11:59 PM on the Posting End Date: 12-14-2018


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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