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Kansas Employer Substitute Custodian in Fort Scott, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12345230

The Custodian provides a safe, attractive, comfortable, and clean environment to ensure full and productive use of district facilities.



Support the philosophy and mission of USD 234 and the value of education.

Comply with the privacy rights of students.

Safeguard confidential and/or sensitive information.

Communicate pleasantly and effectively with all the members of the school district and community.

Provide excellence in customer service both internally and externally.

Maintain a clean and organized workspace to insure a safe and efficient working environment.

Ensure that all activities conform to district, state, and federal guidelines.

React to change positively and productively.

Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.

Adhere to all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.


Operate all equipment safely and appropriately.

Maintain cleanliness of building and premises (including sidewalks, driveways, and play areas) at all times.

Ensure that classrooms, student gathering areas, restrooms, corridors and office areas are cleaned daily according to district specifications.

Clean windows, glass partitions, or mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, or squeegees.

Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.

Gather and empty trash.

Service, clean, or supply restrooms.

Maintain all floor surfaces according to district specifications.

Strip, seal, finish, and polish floors.

Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.

Maintain grounds around the building.

Prepare building and grounds for start of school each day according to building schedule.

Check emergency lights and fire extinguishers and document appropriately.

Ensure that all doors and windows are secured and all lights are turned off (except as necessary for safety reasons) at the close of each school day according to building schedule.

Report any unauthorized persons in the building to the Principal immediately.

Report damaged school property immediately to the Principal and the Facility Director.

Move furniture or equipment within buildings as required.

Maintain mechanical equipment as directed.

Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.

Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.

Perform simple reoccurring maintenance duties

Make minor building repairs, and promptly report major repair needs to the Facility Director.

Notify managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.

Perform other duties as assigned by building Principal or the Facility Director.