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Custodian - CORE/Husmann

Company: Crystal Lake Community Consolidated School Distric
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:

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CORE Administration Center

Date Available:

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Until Filled

Crystal Lake School District 47 currently has an opening for an evening custodian. The Custodian provides custodial services at assigned site(s); ensuring an attractive, sanitary and safe environment for students, staff and visitors; performing a variety of special cleaning operations and assisting in preparing facilities for activities and events.


  • Cleans assigned school facilities (e.g. classrooms, offices, restrooms, multipurpose rooms, corridors, carpets, windows, walls, restrooms, stage, locker rooms, removes graffiti, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment.
  • Prepares site for daily operations (e.g. open access doors, gates, sweep/shovel/remove snow from walkways, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring facilities are operational and safe for occupancy.
  • Arranges furnishings and equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations for meetings, classroom activities and special events.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment (e.g. cleaning solutions, paper products, vacuum, mops, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items required to properly stock facilities.
  • Distributes supplies and equipment (e.g. fill soap dispensers, towel/toilet paper dispensers, packages, furniture, carts, etc) for the purpose of disseminating materials to appropriate parties.
  • Performs minor, job related, maintenance on custodial equipment, classroom furniture, and fixtures (e.g. change vacuum cleaner belts, bags, faucets, toilets, light fixtures, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring proper functioning and usability of items.
  • Performs summer maintenance (e.g. strip/wax floors, moves furniture, painting, etc.) for the purpose of completing and/or facilitating summer construction.
  • Attends meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Responds to immediate safety and/or operational concerns (e.g. facility damage, vandalism, alarms, etc.) for the purpose of taking appropriate action or notifying appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Secures facilities and grounds (e.g. doors, gates, alarms, lights, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing property damage, equipment loss and/or potential liability.
  • Supports district maintenance staff (e.g. grounds, trades, maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of completing site activities/projects. Other Functions
    • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. Skills
      • Able to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
      • Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include, but are not limited to: Operating equipment used in industrial maintenance including electrical cleaning equipment, common tools, cleaning supplies, etc.
      • Must be able to adhere to safety practices (e.g. proper use of chemicals, proper use of personal protective equipment, etc.) Knowledge
        • Be able to communicate clearly and understand written and oral instructions. Must also be able to understand written procedures and write routine documents.
        • Be able to perform basic math functions.
        • Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: Methods of industrial cleaning; preserving floors, walls, fixtures, etc., cleaning materials; safety practices and procedures. Abilities
          • Ability to work within a schedule and ability to schedule activities; collate data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment.
          • Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances.
          • Work with data utilizing specific, defined processes and operate equipment using a variety of standard methods.
          • Ability 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.
          • Specific based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: Adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team and working with constant interruptions.

            Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions.

            Work Environment

            The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: Significant lifting (75 lbs.), 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 0% sitting, 75% 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.

            Experience Job related experience is required

            Education High School diploma or equivalent

Keywords: Crystal Lake Community Consolidated School Distric, Crystal Lake , Custodian - CORE/Husmann, Other , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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