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Custodian - Full Time

Company: Payette School District
Location: Payette
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Payette School District has the following opening: Full-time Custodian


To provide students, staff and community with a safe, clean, and comfortable school environment.

The position requires manual labor involving general cleaning and housekeeping duties, grounds keeping and moderate to extensive maintenance inside or outside of the school building including watering and snow removal with exposure to health and occupational hazards. Assignments often involve heavy lifting, multiple tasks, and inclement weather.

Duties are assigned by the facilities director with additional duties determined by district administration. Applicants must have the ability to work independently, and/or interact with other departments and staff.


  1. High school diploma or General Education Degree

  2. Minimum experience as determined by the Board in plant operation and maintenance, cleaning methods and procedures, repairs, security, heating and ventilation, care of carpet, cleaning, housekeeping, and proper handling of hazardous materials

  3. Is familiar with material safety data sheets and asbestos abatement documents

  4. Ability to perform long periods of standing; walking; climbing; stooping; kneeling; bending and twisting at the neck and trunk; moving of furniture; pushing/pulling items such as tables, bleachers, and scrubbing machines; frequent lifting of objects weighing up to fifty pounds and occasionally move objects weighing up to ninety pounds; and climbing ladders

  5. Ability to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, to reach above the head and reach forward, to grasp tools

  6. Ability and willingness to do general cleaning and minor repairs

  7. Self-motivated

  8. Works well under pressure and deadlines

  9. Works well with students and staff

  10. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

  11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students


Maintenance Supervisor, Superintendent of School and Building Administration


Inspecting Facilities and Readying them for Use

  1. Open and/or close the building each day and determine, before leaving, that all doors and windows are secured, and all appropriate lights are turned off

  2. Operate heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures appropriate to the season and to ensure economical use of fuel, water, and electricity

  3. Conduct an ongoing program of general and preventative maintenance, upkeep, and repair, making minor repairs and reporting major repair needs, unsafe situation, vandalism, or other damage to school property promptly to the maintenance and grounds supervisor or night shift head custodian

  4. Move furniture or equipment within the building as required for various activities and as directed

  5. Other duties as assigned

Other Building Maintenance

  1. Clean classrooms, offices, the library, and the faculty room daily including dust mopping, vacuuming, dusting, and emptying wastebaskets in these areas

  2. Clean corridors after each school day, and during the day when their condition requires it

  3. Clean and sanitize bathroom and locker room fixtures and floors daily, and replenish paper and soap supplies as needed

  4. Clean and sanitize all fixtures including telephones, door handles, and drinking fountains daily

  5. Clean the cafeteria dining areas after use

  6. Clean all windows on both the inside and outside as scheduled

  7. Identify maintenance problems and report larger problems to the appropriate person in a timely manner

  8. Keep maintenance closets in a clean and tidy condition

  9. Use supplies and chemicals properly and safely according to instructions on the labels of the manufacturers containers

  10. Other duties as assigned

Grounds maintenance

  1. Keep the building premises, including sidewalks, driveways, and play areas neat and clean at all times

  2. Shovel, plow, salt, and sweep sidewalks, steps, driveways, and parking areas as necessary

  3. Perform summer work to include such tasks as deep cleaning, painting, and any other duties assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor


  1. Obey all federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to plant operation, fire, safety, and environment

  2. Comply with all federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy pertaining to the storage and disposal of recyclables, trash, waste, and debris

  3. Maintain and prepare work-related records and reports as directed

  4. Inform the Maintenance Supervisor of replacement supplies in advance of need

  5. Keep maintenance closets in a clean and tidy condition

  6. Remain on school premises for the entire shift

  7. Keep an inventory of supplies and equipment and inform the maintenance and grounds supervisor or night shift head custodian of replacements in advance of need

  8. Seek assistance should emergencies arise

  9. Represent the school district in a positive manner

  10. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command

  11. Perform other duties as assigned


Salary based on experience and skills. Position qualifies for benefits which include health, dental, vision and life insurance; PERSI retirement, paid vacation as well as access to optional ancillary insurance and retirement products.

Must pass a background check at applicant cost of $28.25.

To apply go to:

Click on the Custodian Opening then you will be prompted to create a login and password.

Payette School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Position open until filled. All recommendations for hire are tentative offers. Employment is contingent upon board approval, and successful completion of a federal background check and drug-free workplace pre-employment screening (if required for the position). Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired. Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

Keywords: Payette School District, Nampa , Custodian - Full Time, Other , Payette, Idaho

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