Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform custodial tasks for an assigned school of
the district. Employees in this class are responsible for accomplishing a daily routine of custodial tasks that
provide school personnel, students, and the public with an environmentally safe, attractive, comfortable,
clean, and efficient place in which to work and conduct school activities. Performs related work as directed.
- Uses electrical cleaning equipment in the cleaning of the assigned facility during hours assigned, i.e.,
vacuum cleaners, shampoo machines, high speed buffers.
- Uses appropriate chemicals and cleaners safely and productively according to instructions and
established State Department of Education regulatory to ensure personal, student, public, and staff
- Ensures assigned areas are properly opened daily, and fully secured upon completion of daily tasks,
i.e., locking doors and windows, turning off electrical units.
- Performs custodial tasks, i.e., emptying and cleaning waste receptacles; washing windows; dusting
furniture; cleaning vents, fans, walls.
- Performs sanitizing tasks in various facility areas, i.e., restrooms, food areas, and cafeteria.
- Performs physically demanding tasks requiring use of heavy custodial equipment, i.e., mopping, stripping, waxing, floor buffing.
- Responds to emergency situations in order to confine, resolve or prevent injurious or otherwise hazardous conditions, i.e., spills, broken windows, broken locks.
- Moves furniture and other equipment in the performance of duties.
- Cleans equipment and tools after use and maintains cleanliness and order in storage areas.
- Reports equipment malfunctions and facility maintenance needs to immediate supervisor.
- Performs routine maintenance on facility custodial equipment, such as changing vacuum cleaner belts and bags, and changing buffer machine pads.
- Performs non-cleaning tasks in general facility maintenance, i.e., changing light bulbs, filling paper and soap dispensers, assisting in setting up for meeting/conferences.
- Functions independently, or as part of a custodial crew depending on the nature of the task, such as in seasonal facility preparations, or other major custodial projects.
- The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
High school diploma or GED preferred; supplemented by any previous experience demonstrating ability to safely and effectively operate standard facility custodial equipment, and ability to fulfill the physical requirements of the work; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Life Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Long Term Disability
- Critical Illness
- Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS)
- Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE)
- Association of American Educators (AAE)
- ValuTeachers 403b
- Sick Leave
- Personal Leave
- Annual Leave (12-Month Employees)
- Requires the ability to arrange, compare, count, differentiate, measure and/or sort data and/or
information. Includes judging whether readily observable functional, structural or compositional
characteristics are similar to or divergent from prescribed standards, procedures or routines.
- Requires the ability to exchange information for the purpose of obtaining information or clarifying
details. Performs such within well-established policies, procedures and standards.
- Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of electrically powered custodial
equipment, and hand-held supplies and cleaning tools.
- Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and advisory data and
- Requires the ability to perform addition and subtraction.
- Requires ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form. Involves
semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of
- Requires punctuality, dependability and flexibility of the individual.
- Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a
variety of generally pre-defined duties which are often characterized by frequent change.