Night Custodian - Location TBD

Felton, DE 19943, US
Apr 11, 2018
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TITLE: Night Custodian

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma

REPORTS TO: Chief Custodian

JOB GOAL: To provide students with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place

in which to learn, play and develop.


1. Keeps building and premises, including sidewalks, driveways, and play areas, neat and

clean at all times.

2. Regulates heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures

appropriate to the season and to ensure economical usage of fuel, water, and electricity.

3. Shovels, plows, and sands walks, driveways, parking areas, and steps, as appropriate.

4. Checks daily to ensure that all exit doors are open and all panic bolts are working properly

during the hours of building occupancy.

5. Sweeps classrooms daily and dusts furniture.

6. Cleans corridors after school each day, and during the day when their condition requires it.

7. Scrubs, hoses down, and disinfects toilet floors daily, and cleans all sanitary fixtures and

drinking fountains daily.

8. Washes all windows on both the inside and outside at least twice a year, and more

frequently if necessary.

9. Keeps the grounds free from rubbish.

10. Performs such yard-keeping chores as grass cutting and tree trimming as necessary, to

maintain the school grounds in a safe and attractive condition.

11. Keeps all floors in a clean and attractive condition and in a good state of preservation.

12. Cleans all chalkboards at least once a week.

13. Makes minor building repairs.

14. Reports major repairs needed promptly to the head custodian.

15. Maintains on a regular schedule all motors and other mechanical equipment requiring

scheduled servicing.

16. Reports immediately to the principal or supervisor any damage to school property.

17. Remains on the school premises during school hours, and during non-school hours when

the use of the building has been authorized and extended work hours have been approved.

18. Assumes responsibility for the opening and closing of the building each school day and for

determining, before leaving, that all doors and windows are secured, and all lights, except

those left on for safety reasons, are turned off.

19. Helps keep an inventory of supplies and equipment on hand and requisitions such needed

replacements from the principal or supervisor far enough in advance so that they may be

delivered in such time as will not hinder the custodian's work.

20. Conducts an ongoing program of general maintenance, upkeep, and repair.

21. Moves furniture or equipment within buildings as required for various activities and as

directed by the principal.

22. Complies with local laws and procedures for the storage and disposal of trash, rubbish, and


23. Assumes responsibility for the safe condition of the swimming pool, if the building has one,

making all necessary water tests, back-lashing of filters, and refilling the pool as necessary.

24. Conducts periodic inspections and tests of all electrical installations in the school to ensure

their safe condition.

25. Other duties assigned by immediate supervisor that pertain to the position of Custodian.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Reports To: Chief Custodian

Salary Range: From/To: As per State and local salary schedules.

Additional Job Information:
All applicants are required to submit three (3) letters of reference, with one from an immediate supervisor that is dated within the past year.
Applicants are advised that a copy of the most recent evaluation will be requested if selected for an interview. The evaluation can be loaded as part of the application in advance.

The following are conditions of employment for new employees:
(1) Satisfactory criminal background check prior to being placed on payroll.
(2) Satisfactory child protection registry check.
(3) Mandatory Direct Deposit of Pay.
(4) Documentation of Mantoux skin test results for entrance to school system.
(5) Completion of all required employment forms.

Lake Forest does not discriminate in employment or in educational services based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in accordance with state and federal laws. Inquiries should be directed to the Director of Personnel at the Lake Forest Central Business Office, School District5423 Killens Pond Road, . Phone: 302-284-3020Felton, DE 19943-9801

Lake Forest is an advocate of inclusion practices in all grade levels

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.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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