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Company: Teach Mississippi
Location: Jackson
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:

Date Posted:

Pisgah Elementary School

Date Available:

Rankin County School District

Job title:


Reports to:

Principal, Assistant Principal, or Director

Receives guidance from:

Principal, Assistant Principal, Director, District Administration, or Assistant Superintendent

Overtime status:

Compliant with position, salary and FLSA regulations

Job purpose:

In keeping a tradition of excellence, the Custodian will provide students, staff, and guests with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to learn, play and develop.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions
  • Keep building and premises, including sidewalks, driveways and play areas, neat and clean at all times
  • Regulate heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures appropriate to season and to ensure economical usage of fuel, water, and electricity
  • Raise and lower the US flag
  • Sweep classrooms daily and dust furniture
  • Monitor activities in and around work areas for the purpose of preventing injuries and ensuring site safety; reporting any concerns immediately
  • Clean corridors after school each day and during the day when their condition requires it
  • Scrub, hose down, and disinfect toilets floors daily, and clean and sanitize fixtures and drinking fountains daily
  • Wash windows both inside and outside at least twice each year, and more frequently if necessary
  • Keep the grounds free from rubbish
  • Perform such yard keeping chores such as grass cutting and tree trimming as necessary to maintain the school grounds in a safe and attractive condition (as assigned)
  • Keep floors in a clean and attractive condition and in a good state of preservation
  • Make minor building repairs
  • Maintain on a regular schedule motors and other mechanical equipment requiring scheduled servicing
  • Report immediately to the principal any damage to school property
  • Remain on the school premises during school hours, and during non-school hours when the use of the building has been authorized and extended work hours have been approved
  • Assume responsibility for the opening and closing of the building each school day and for determining, before leaving, that doors and windows are secured, and lights, except those left on for safety reasons, are turned off
  • Keep an inventory of supplies, equipment, and fuel on hand, and requisition such needed replacements from the principal, or designee, far enough in advance to allow delivery in such time as will not hinder the educational process
  • Replenish classroom and restroom supplies for the purpose of ensuring adequate quantities for daily use
  • Conduct an ongoing program of general maintenance, upkeep, and repair
  • Move furniture or equipment within buildings as required for various activities and as directed
  • Perform summer maintenance (strip/wax floors, move furniture, paint, etc.)
  • Maintain and accept responsibility for any district owned fixed asset item assigned to employee
  • and ensure appropriate use by following district policies for acceptable use
  • Secure facilities and grounds for the purpose of minimizing property damage, equipment loss and/or potential liability.
  • Undergo periodic evaluations according to state and board policy procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Regular, dependable, in person attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position
  • Perform such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the Board of
  • Education, superintendent, administrator, director or established by district policy
  • Read, understand, and abide by Employee Conduct Policy, GAB, all other district policies and applicable procedures and protocols as established by RCSD, and Mississippi Educator Code of Conduct
    • Education Level: HIgh school diploma or GED
    • Other Requirements: Pass the agility test, prefer prior related experience, and specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in industrial maintenance including electrical cleaning equipment, common tools, etc.; and adhering to safety practices. Knowledge is required to perform multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: methods of industrial cleaning; safety practices and procedures; and English. Ability is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; and working with constant interruptions. Responsibilities include working under direct supervision using standardized routines, and providing information and/or advising others.
      Physical Demands:
      • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. 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 talk or hear/understand English. Other requirements include significant lifting, reaching, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 5% sitting, 70% walking, and 25% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 35 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
        Work Environment:
        • 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. The work environment is not a standard office setting; but rather encompasses the entire active school campus both inside and outside the facilities. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.

          Note: This is not necessarily an all-inclusive or exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. The job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

          Terms of Employment:

          Salary, days and work year as established by the Rankin County Board of Education


          Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Rankin County School Board policy on Evaluation of Employees.

Keywords: Teach Mississippi, Jackson , Custodian, Other , Jackson, Mississippi

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