Robson Valley - Casual Custodians

School District #57 (Prince George) - Prince George, BC (12 months ago)

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Position Notes: Please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

$22.47 - $23.59 per hour

Various hours and/or weekend shifts.

TITLE: CUSTODIAN

DEPARTMENT: Schools

REPORTS TO: School Principal or Department Head

SUMMARY:
With general direction the Custodian performs routine cleaning of District Buildings within clearly defined work methods and performs building security functions. He/she works cooperatively with other employees, students and the public.

DUTIES:
  • Mops, sweeps and waxes floors, vacuums rugs and spot cleans and dusts as necessary.
  • Washes walls, windows and door glass.
  • Changes lights
  • Cleans desks, counter tops, and changes chair glides as required.
  • Cleans and sanitizes washrooms, mealrooms, classroom sinks, drinking fountains and replenishes supplies.
  • Empties and cleans waster paper receptacles, garbage pails and pencil sharpeners. Disposes of refuse.
  • Locks doors and secures windows in allocated areas at termination of shift.
  • Ensures that appropriate lights are shut off.
  • Checks with the principal or supervisor concerning door locking times and checks all doors and windows following evening activities.
  • Assesses emergency situations and contacts appropriate department or authorities.
  • Familiarizes self with District’s custodial guidelines as outlined in the Custodial Handbook.
  • Familiarizes self with the District security systems.
  • Cleans chalkboard ledges and erasers as required.
  • Wet mops floors as required.
  • Clears exit doors.
  • Tests fire alarms.
  • During school holidays performs major cleaning operations and assists with interior cleaning as directed by the principal and/or the Custodial Supervisor.
  • Cleans custodial equipment and reports items needing major repairs to the Principal.
  • May be assigned to provide access and equipment to designated areas for groups such as extra-curricular school activity, night classes and community groups as pre-arranged by the Principal.
  • Assists other custodians as required.
  • Performs other custodial or emergent duties as required by the Principal.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY, SKILLS (Custodian)
  • Building Maintenance Certificate or six months of specific experience.
  • Ability to perform physical labour and to be able to use heavy cleaning equipment.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Ability to plan and schedule work and organize workload effectively so that essential cleanup is accomplished in the time available.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to give and receive oral and written instructions in English.
  • Ability to read and follow safety instructions and WHMIS labels/directions.
  • Ability to use courtesy and tact in the explanation of and discussion of information in contacts with public, parents, staff and students.
  • Ability to perform individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work afternoon or day shift.
  • Ability to work with interruptions.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Floor polisher/scrubber, vacuum cleaner (wet-dry), wax applicator, dry mop, wet mop, castor bucket and press, telephone, hand tools.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES
  • Sufficient vision to perform custodial functions.
  • Fundamental physical ability to operate heavy custodial equipment.
  • Manual dexterity.