Job Description

Job Number:2019-7503
Custodian - 2nd Shift
Cascade Middle School
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Regular
Start Time:
End Time:
Salary: $20.77 - $22.04
08/21/2019 - To be considered for this position, please submit a completed
Closing Date:
online application and upload required documents on or before this date.
Additional Information: This is a split position. 4 hours Cascade, 4 hours Shorewood.
Candidates must apply to both positions.
See Job # 7502.
Check for additional Information

Teamster II LEVEL: Appendix C Custodial Services

: Non-exempt

: 247 HOLIDAYS: 13

The job of custodian performs custodial duties in the facility assigned to ensure a safe, clean learning environment for the students in the Highline School District. This position also assumes the responsibility of the assistant lead custodian when requested. This position may also supervise/work with students who are working off disciplinary time assigned by the school administrator. This position will also work in any capacity needed to protect staff, students, and district property in the event of physical or natural emergencies.

Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington State. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship. The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future. The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students. - Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession. - Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand. - A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.

include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Maintain filters, belts, motors and other operating equipment for the building - Maintain housekeeping equipment in a clean, good condition - Lock inside and outside doors, set alarms - Assist teachers and other staff with reasonable requests - Coordinate custodial assignments necessary to facilitate building use. - Perform minor maintenance repairs - Maintain outside sidewalks and ground area to be clean and presentable - Clean classrooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and work areas. - Sweep, scrub, wax and polish floors using brooms, mops, powered scrubbing and waxing machines.

CUSTODIAN - Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture and draperies using vacuum cleaner. - Dust furniture and equipment - Clean school kitchen - Wash walls, ceiling, and woodwork - Wash windows, door panels, and sills - Empty wastebaskets - Transports trash and waste to disposal area - Replenish bathroom supplies - Replace light bulbs Other Functions - Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.


High school diploma or GED equivalent Completion of a 16 hour custodial in-service training or equivalent on-the-job training Completion of Right-to-Know training First Aid and CPR certificate Valid Washington State driver’s license and proof of insurance

Pass a post hire, pre-employment physical assessment test Criminal background clearance

Good housekeeping practices Operation of cleaning equipment Operation of routine yard equipment Routine maintenance Material Safety Data Sheets Modern HVAC systems and controls Use of computers and related software School board policies and procedures

Work independently with minimal supervision Use equipment in a manner consistent with district training Follow procedures specific to each location assigned Complete 90% of the cleaning areas rated on the Building and Site Inspection report. Read and write instructions and do basic math. (Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) Complete Operation's custodial training program and Right to Know training Receive, understand and react accurately to verbal instructions Cooperate and work with the staff and public. Present a neat and clean appearance Work in a confined space Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures Highline Public Schools **C03CST2 Custodian Page 2 of 3


Reports to Principal, Supervisor of Facilities, Operations Foreman, Lead Custodian, Assistant Lead Custodian

This position will be evaluated by the Principal or designee based on performance of duties and responsibilities.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend neck, hear, see, handle, grasp, and reach objects. The employee frequently is required to lift and carry 15 lbs. The employee is occasionally required to lift and carry 53 lbs. The employee must be able to push a maximum force of 42 lbs and pull a maximum of 73 lbs. The employee frequently is required to bend/twist at waist, crouching/kneel, stoop, fine finger manipulation, and talk. The employee is occasionally required to climbing stairs and ladders, working at heights, balancing. Anything over the weight limits should be done as a two-person lift or with a mechanical lift.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and occasionally works outdoors, in inclement weather, and near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is expected to properly wear personal protection equipment when provided by the District.

Transferred to newest format by Human Resources, 2014.01.09 Updated by Human Resources, 2013/02 Revised by Human Resources, 9/2009 Updated by Personnel, June 8, 1993 Revised and Approved June 8, 1984 Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Highline Public Schools **C03CST2 Custodian Page 3 of 3

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