• Full Time
  • Anywhere


Under the direction of the Assistant Manager II of Maintenance and Operations or Senior Director of Early
Learning Program, the Maintenance Custodian performs routine cleaning work in school sites, offices or
other buildings; maintains grounds and play areas; performs a variety of building maintenance and grounds
work in and around school sites and other buildings.
Assistant Manager II, Maintenance and Operations or Senior Director of Early Learning Program
To perform a job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed in the job description are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following is a list of duties that is representative of
the position that includes but is not limited to:
• Performs custodial work in an assigned site(s)
• Assumes responsibility for building security
• Cleans and dusts interior and exterior of buildings to include walls, windows, mirrors, furniture,
woodwork, window ledges, doors, drinking fountains and hand railings
• Empties and cleans waste containers
• Washes, scrubs and disinfects rest rooms and shower rooms
• Keeps restrooms supplied at all times
• Sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes, polishes, shampoos and/or vacuums concrete, linoleum, tile, wood
and carpeted floors in offices, rooms, classrooms, warehouse and other locations
• Maintains equipment used in course of work
• Assembles and/or makes minor repairs or adjustments to furniture
• Assists in moving or rearranges chairs, tables, desks, file cabinets, cartons, records, audio-visual and
other equipment
• Removes recycled waste paper to central storage area
• Replaces light bulbs and globes
• Reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards
• Responds to emergency calls by fire or police departments, or other agencies on weekends and
evenings and takes necessary action as appropriate
• Maintains communications with site office at all times while on duty
• Assists in maintenance of stock inventory
• May work from a prepared work schedule
• Maintains grounds by sweeping walks and driveway, mowing, raking, watering, trimming lawns,
weeding, pruning shrubs, fertilizing and spraying, picking up refuse from grounds, and cleaning
• Maintains and repairs bulding facilities and equipment by performing a variety of electrical,
painting, carpentry, plumbing, welding, heating, air conedition, locksmith, and mechanical repair
work at an apprentice skill level
• Inspects and repairs playground equipment and toys
• Maintains equipment used in the course of work
• Reports safety, sanitary and fire hazards
• Utilizes web based work order system and other electronic records systems
• May respond to emergency calls by fire or police departments, or other agencies on weekends and
evenings, and takes necessary action as appropriate
• Performs inventory control and distribution of supplies
• Complies with the County Office of Education Board Policies, Superintendent Policies and
Administrative regulations.
• HEAD START ASSIGNMENT: Complies with State of California Health and Welfare Codes including
Title 22; Early Learning Program Performance Standards; Early Learning Program policies and
procedures, and other applicable State and Federal Regulations
Performs other job related duties as required
• Physical, mental and emotional stamina to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
• Manual dexterity sufficient to write, use telephone and radio, and operate cleaning and grounds
maintenance equipment
• Vision sufficient to read printed materials
• Hearing sufficient to conduct in person and telephone or radio conversations
• Speaking ability in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal
conversational distance, and on the telephone or radio
• Physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop and to reach overhead and climb
• Step up and down including climb ladders
• Physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment (office, district, from school siteto-site), drive a vehicle and respond to emergency situations
• Operate a forklift
• Physical strength sufficient to lift 50 pounds and 100 pounds with assistance
• Physical stamina sufficient to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time
• Physical tolerance to be exposed to dust pollen specific agents/chemicals, cleansers, foul smells
• Mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.

Education and Experience:
• Any combination of education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma
• Apprentice level experience in one or more trades (i.e.: carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical)
• Work experience in the custodial field
• Any combination of training and experience which has provided the applicant with the required
knowledge and abilities to successfully perform job duties
Knowledge of:
• Modern cleaning methods and equipment and the use and care of cleaning materials and equipment
• Uses and effects of various toxic cleaning substances
• Grounds keeping methods and appropriate use and care of grounds keeping tools and equipment
• Methods, practices, and equipment used in building maintenance services and activities including
a variety of building trades work
• Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and their application
• Safety hazards and appropriate precautions applicable to work assignments
• Mobile communication devices including smart phone technology to access work orders
• Methods of inventory control
Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrate and apply safe work practices and procedures to avoid injury to self and others
• Use cleaning materials and equipment with skill and efficiency
• Understand and follow a work schedule including tasks assigned at multiple sites
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
including the severely disabled, parents, and the public
• Communicate effectively in the English language both orally and in writing
• Perform moderate to heavy physical labor
• Work both independently and function effectively within a team setting
• Learn and use technology and computer software applications as appropriate to the work assignment

Quickly and effectively diagnose problems and take appropriate action to resolve them



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