PURPOSE OF POSITION: To assume the lead role and responsibility in maintaining the physical plant and grounds where assigned in a condition of operating excellence, working in conjunction with the district Manager of Facilities and Grounds, so that full and effective educational use is possible at all times.
REPORTS TO: Building PrincipalHead Custodians are responsible to the Principal of the school to which they are assigned regarding their overall job requirements and personnel matters. For day to day requirements and decisions on all operations and technical aspects of their work for the school to which they are assigned, Head Custodians are responsible to the Manager of Facilities & Grounds to ensure continuity of practice.
Assist the Building Principal in the selection, assignment, scheduling, evaluation, and training of members of the custodial staff
Work with the Building Principal, Manager of Facilities and Grounds, and other responsible officials to coordinate, plan for, and carry out special setup requirements
Prepare a whole school cleaning schedule, to be approved by the Building Principal, and complete the cleaning for the areas assigned, within the frequency requirements provided
Lift and move tables, desks, chairs, and other equipment and furniture to assist with the needs of the regular classroom and other special events throughout the school
Keep an inventory of supplies and equipment and fuel (where applicable generator, heating oil, etc) on hand and coordinate any needs far enough in advance so that they will be delivered in a timely manner and not hinder the custodial staff in the performance of their duties.
Conduct the routine and periodic inspection of all equipment and building systems to ensure they are operating in a safe, efficient, and proper manner
Identify, plan for and oversee all maintenance and repair work in conjunction with the Manager of Facilities & Grounds, maintaining a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency and keeping the Building Principal well informed, particularly of any needs that cannot be addressed in the routine operating budget or that would impact the routine schedule or operation of the school
Inspect the building on non-school days to ensure a safe, efficient, and proper operation of the building, equipment, and systems, including securing windows and entryways. The Facility & Maintenance Supervisor may delegate this task to other custodial staff.
Visually inspect the entire building on a daily basis to ensure cleanliness, and identify and implement a plan for improvement when not being cleaned to expectations
Monitor the performance of the custodial staff on a regular basis and address any issues that arise on a daily basis, in coordination with the building principal when necessary
Coordinate and assist in loading and unloading of delivery vehicles as needed and/or requested
Respond to and handle facility-related emergencies and complete simple repairs as required
Coordinate and complete snow removal and ice control tasks for all locations not covered by town or outside contractor services, including entryways, sidewalks, and pathways around buildings, even when outside the normally scheduled work shifts
Assume responsibility for the opening of the building each school day, and identify and communicate any issues that may prevent such opening to the Building Principal as soon as possible to allow for any changing is normal operating schedules
Maintain a positive attitude and team mentality with all staff and students
Assist the Building Principal with non-routine needs that may arise during the day, including cleanups, maintenance requests, or other physical work
Perform such other tasks as may from time to time be assigned by the Building Principal, in cooperation with the Manager of Facilities and Grounds
Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend documents such as memos, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to work outside in any and all weather conditions
Ability to perform physical work efficiently, while standing, twisting, kneeling, bending, crouching, sitting, reaching or balancing
Ability to climb a ladder up to 20ft. high and be able to complete tasks above head level
Knowledge and ability to operate power tools, hand tools as well as commercial cleaning equipment safely without supervision
Ability to lift, carry and maneuver objects up to 75lbs independently, and ability to push and pull objects in excess of 100 lbs assisted
Ability to do basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
Knowledge or ability to gain learn about safety procedures for storage, usage, handling, and disposal of potentially hazardous waste and cleaning materials
The School Committee reserves the right to alter qualifications in collaboration with the union and its representatives if needed to be in the best interest of the Triton Regional School District
Committed to the core values of the district
Able to delegate and exercise good judgment
Able to multi-task
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Annual Work Schedule: 260 Days
Health and Benefits Per District Policies and Agreements
Salary pursuant to the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement
EVALUATION:Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with collective bargaining agreement evaluation protocols.
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