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The Chariho Regional School District is accepting applications for a full-time 2nd shift District Custodian - currently assigned to Charlestown Elementary School.
Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the classification. Nature of Work This position requires varied and responsible manual work in the cleaning and care of public buildings. Assignments are given in the form of oral or written instruction by immediate supervisor, Principal of building, and/or Director of Building and Grounds. The employee is responsible for the cleanliness, neatness and custodial care of a defined area. Although much of the work is of a repetitive nature, the employee shall exercise initiative in carrying out responsibilities in accordance with established practices under general supervision. Work shall be performed when buildings are occupied and/or unoccupied; therefore, the ability to adjust work routines to meet changing circumstances is required. The employee’s work is subject to review while in progress or upon completion for results obtained and for adherence to instructions. Duties and Responsibilities: -Opens buildings for use; unlocks doors, turns on lights; checks heat; checks for vandalism or damages; report maintenance of repair needs; closes building at night; locks and secures windows and doors; puts out all lights not required for safety. -Sweeps walks; picks up litter, broken glass, cans, bottles, etc.; shovels snow from walk, entrances fire door and other doorways, spreads sand and rock salt. In certain situations, may volunteer to plow. -Receives deliveries; puts away supplies; arranges furniture for various meetings; moves furniture and materials from room to room. -Changes light bulbs. -Sweeps, mops, waxes, and polishes floors; vacuums rugs; cleans spills, mops water when required. -Cleans bathrooms and replenishes supplies. -Unplug toilets and drains easily accessible by use of plunger or drain cleaner. -Operates a variety of equipment such as scrubbers and polishers, vacuum cleaners, push brooms, mop, etc. -Maintains records pertinent to work duties. Performs: -Limited minor repairs on building furniture and equipment that does not require specialized equipment or knowledge. -Job-related errands. -Paints walls, ceilings, etc. -Assist in boarding up broken windows or doors. -Cleans drinking fountains. -Empties and washes wastebaskets. -Washes walls, windows, blackboards, desks, chalk tray, tables and other furniture, light fixtures, lockers, as needed. -Dust tables, desks and other furniture. -Moves and arranges furniture and equipment as directed by supervisor. -Collects and deposits trash. -Empties pencil sharpeners. -Collects recyclable bottles, cans, and paper and puts out for collection. -Performs tasks related to grounds care when maintenance personnel are not available. As directed by the Director of Building and Grounds. -Performs related duties as required. Ability to: -Maintain confidentiality. -Understand and follow oral and written instructions. -Understand current OSHA training. -Carry and move light loads (usually 25-35 lbs, but may be higher) and climbs ladders. -Perform repetitive manual tasks without close supervision. -Acquire knowledge of cleaning materials, methods, equipment and procedures. -Learn to operate custodian equipment safely and to exercise care in its use. Minimum Education, Certification and Training / Experience -Must be of good character. -Must possess a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Support Staff > Custodian
Equal Opportunity Employer
Chariho Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
All applications must be submitted via SchoolSpring.com. No paper applications will be accepted.
3 Letters of recommendation
Copy of High School/Trade School diploma
No experience required
High School/Trade School degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Chariho Regional School District actively seeks applications from the most capable, professional candidates.
If selected for interview, you will be required to bring the following items:
If applicable, copy of Rhode Island Teacher Assistant Certificate
If applicable, copy of Praxis test scores
Certified transcripts or high school diploma
Original, signed letters of recommendation
This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
Are you a RI retiree and collecting a pension from the State of RI? Yes/No
Are you currently under contract with a school system? Yes/No
I wish to work in the following areas (please check all that apply): Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers - Teacher Assistant
- Fiscal Clerk
- Physical Therapy Assistant
If you selected Custodial/Maintenance, which shift(s) are you available to work? Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers - 1st shift
- 2nd shift
- Not applicable
If you are applying for a teacher assistant position, please indicate if you have the following (please check all that apply) Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers - Teacher Assistant Training Program and passed the Paraprofessional Test
- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Not applicable
Kristen Merritt, Interim Human Resources Administrator
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