Aniticipated Maintenance I/Custodian – Jackson County, MI

Position Type:
ESPA/Maintenance I/Custodian
Location:
Lyle Torrant Center
Date Available:
01/01/2020
Closing Date:
12/02/19 by 4:30 PM

Summary: Performs a variety of daytime custodial duties which may differ based on assignment location, and which may include lunch time set up and clean up as well as semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks involving building, facilities, HVAC equipment, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other general maintenance and repair work. This position may is also be responsible for checking and maintaining a swimming pool including pool water treatment, and all elements of the swimming pool environment for cleanliness and safety. Seasonal responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the team with special summer facility cleaning tasks, assisting with grounds maintenance, and participating in snow removal during the winter.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities: Work is performed under the general supervision of administration. An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following: (Does not include all tasks employee may be expected to perform.)

  • Perform semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Perform various carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other repair activities.
  • Repair and replace toilets, lavatories, faucets, tubs and other plumbing fixtures
  • Repair and replace electrical switches, sockets, light fixtures and wiring.
  • Replace heating and refrigeration parts.
  • Repair and / or replace broken windows, screens and shades, defective pipes and other worn out or defective items.
  • Repair desks, stands and doors.
  • Repair and maintain mechanical equipment as required.
  • Inspect facilities & equipment and report need for major building and equipment repair to maintenance staff.
  • Maintain swimming pool (north campus only)
  • Monitor, test and maintain water quality in swimming pool
  • Clean and maintain all elements of the pool environment including deck area, locker rooms, mechanical room
  • Perform custodial duties as needed, including by not necessarily limited to:
  • Clean floors, carpets, walls, windows, furniture, equipment, bathrooms and all cleaning tasks assigned to daytime custodian (north campus only).
  • Set up cafeteria for lunch and clean cafeteria after lunch (north campus only).
  • Lock and unlock doors at assigned times.
  • Participate with team in extra summer cleaning & maintenance tasks.
  • Report need to order cleaning supplies to maintain inventory to Head Custodian.
  • Maintain work related records and prepares various reports as directed.
  • Comply with local law and procedures for the disposal of trash and waste.
  • Assist with snow removal as assigned. This may require flexible work hours.
  • Assist with grounds maintenance.
  • Perform other related work as required or as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent education and experience; including or supplemented by courses in building maintenance work. Required experience includes one year or more of successful experience performing commercial custodial work and a variety of repair and maintenance tasks related to buildings, equipment and grounds. Additional applicable experience may be considered in lieu of additional building maintenance courses.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record. Must hold or being willing to obtain a Pool Operator’s Certification.

Language Skills: Ability to prepare accurate records. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before small groups of employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate and work with figures and amounts such as measurements, area, volume, circumference, fractions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to work tasks.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills And Abilities: Reasonable knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in the cleaning, repair and maintenance of buildings, equipment and grounds. Some knowledge of the operation and maintenance requirements of furnaces, ventilating systems, and refrigeration equipment. Ability to perform a variety of maintenance tasks involving carpentry, electrical, plumbing and other repair activities. Mechanical aptitude. Skill in the operation of power equipment tools. Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public. Ability to establish and maintain collaborative, effective working relationships in a team environment. Employee will be helpful, respectful and approachable. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and use fingers, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climbs on to ladders. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as a toolbox. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 90 pounds. The employee will sometimes push or pull items such as tables, scaffolds, and air compressors. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors and outdoors. The employee will work around young and special needs children on the north campus, and secondary students on the south campus. At times the employee will work with or near moving mechanical equipment. The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, and sprays and non-household dust. Frequently the employee will work alone and occasionally will work irregular or extended hours. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud, and is acceptable to this particular environment.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Pre-employment Screening: Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment for a position with JCISD will be required to successfully complete a background check, a pre-employment physical to determine ability to perform the desired position (with or without reasonable accommodations) and a drug test.

Employment Date, Salary, and Fringe Benefits: Anticipated employment date is January 1, 2020. This is a 52-week position. Placement on the ESPA Salary Schedule depends upon qualifications and experience; new employee hourly pay range is $17.83 – $19.97 hourly. Paid family health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurances, vacation, sick and personal business days.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age (except as authorized by law), religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, “Protected Classes”), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

The Superintendent shall appoint and publicize the name of the compliance officer(s) who is/are responsible for coordinating the District’s efforts to comply with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, including the District’s duty to address in a prompt and equitable manner any inquiries or complaints regarding discrimination or denial of equal access. The Compliance Officer(s) shall also verify that proper notice on nondiscrimination for Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (as amended), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act is provided to staff members and the general public.

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