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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3844120
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: July 12, 2022

Job Description

It is essential that all employees of Pueblo School District 60 understand our mission is to provide a high-quality education that assures each student the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to lead a life of purpose and impact.  Employees support the community and thrive in connecting with our students by embracing the core values of the district, which state:
  • We believe that the success of every student is our most important commitment.
  • We believe that collaboration and engagement with our community, parents, staff, and students are essential to our success.
  • We believe that we must act with integrity, celebrate diversity, and promote equity.
  • We believe that each individual must be treated with dignity and respect.
  • We believe that the social and emotional well being of our students is as important as their academic needs.
  • We believe that it is our responsibility to provide a safe, positive, and supportive environment for our students and staff
  • We believe that our community heritage, traditions, and history should inform our response to future student and district needs.
As we embrace these values and consider their impact, we will achieve our vision of being a high performing school district that inspires community confidence.  Each employee plays a part, and that contribution should bring us closer to helping each student achieve their dreams.
Job Title:            Assistant Custodian
Work Year:         261 days
Department:       Facilities
Reports To:        Head Custodian/Custodial Foreman
Salary Range:    Custodian – ACME Negotiated Agreement
Benefits:             Fringe Benefits based on ACME Negotiated Agreement
Status:                FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The primary responsibility of the Custodian is to maintain, clean, and disinfect all areas of a facility including classrooms, offices, locker rooms, gymnasiums, and surrounding areas.  Work requires the exercise of a high degree of initiative, a positive attitude, sound judgment and discretion in the performance of these duties.

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.  The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below 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.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass District designated post-offer lift test
  • Employee must complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must be cleared by the Office of Human Resources
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary
  • Previous school district experience preferred
  • Basic arithmetic skills
  • Ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with all people, including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate supervisor or administrator
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Demonstrate sound work ethic
  • Operating knowledge of basic custodial equipment
  • Ability to safely measure and mix chemicals
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position.  This organization believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success.  That contribution should not be limited to assigned responsibilities.  Therefore, this position description is designed to define primary duties, qualifications and job scope but should not limit the incumbent nor the organization to the work identified.  It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the District’s/department’s goals.  Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages may vary depending upon building assignments and other factors.
  • Disinfect, rinse, dust, sweep, mop, graffiti removal, scrub, buff, and wax entire facility, including, but not limited to, classrooms, restrooms, hallways, stairwells, common areas, offices, cafeteria, gymnasium, media center, locker rooms, auditoriums, stages, and custodial offices and storage areas.  Secure interior doors and turn out lights
  • Check restroom supplies and  supply/replace supplies (toilet tissue, hand towels, soap, deodorizers, etc.) as needed
  • Inspect facility and grounds for safety issues and debris
  • Notify head custodian or administrator of  hazardous or harmful situations
  • Provide information to parents, facility visitors, and staff
  • Assist with staff, public, students, teachers, and community groups authorized to use the building during assigned shift
  • Set up/tear down furniture and equipment for special events.  Includes setting up, cleaning up, locking/unlocking areas for access, and supporting individuals using building areas
  • Change and replace damaged ceiling tiles, light bulbs, and change HVAC filters as scheduled
  • Assist with cleaning outside of buildings; remove debris and gravel; clean outside windows, doors, and lighting, and clean exterior building gutters and roof drains
  • Submit work order requests for building repairs
  • Remove trash/debris from facility and grounds
  • Remove snow and ice from sidewalks
  • Bring flag indoors in the evening, if applicable
  • Provide clean-up for “body spills”
  • Perform special cleaning and renovation projects
  • Perform seasonal, summer, and project cleaning as planned and assigned by Head Custodian and Custodial Foreman
  • Safely measure and mix chemicals
  • Respond to emergency or critical incidents in order to confine, resolve, and/or prevent environmentally hazardous conditions
  • Safely and proficiently operate large cleaning equipment
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the Head Custodian, Principal, or Custodial Foreman
  • Be willing to cover Head Custodian position
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below 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.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Every facilities employee must be able to pass a lift test required by the District.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel.  The work requires the use of telephone and using fingers to operate computer keyboards.  The employee is continually hearing and speaking to exchange information. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
In a 7.5-hour workday, this job requires:
            R – Rarely (Less than .5 hr per day)               O – Occasionally (.5 – 2.5 hrs per day)
            F – Frequently (2.5 – 5.5 hrs per day)             C – Continually (5.5-7.5 hrs per day)
            NA – Not Applicable
          Maximum weight:  100 lbs.
Physical Requirements
Sitting Occasionally
Stationary Standing Occasionally
Walking (level surface) Continually
Walking (uneven surface) Occasionally
Crawling Occasionally
Crouching (bend at knees) Frequently
Stooping (bend at waist) Frequently
Twisting (knees/waist/neck) Frequently
Turn/Pivot Frequently
Climbing (stairs) Occasionally
Climbing (ladder) Occasionally
Reaching overhead Frequently
Reaching extension Frequently
Repetitive use arms Continually
Repetitive use wrists Continually
Repetitive use hands grasping Continually
Repetitive use hands squeezing Continually
Fine manipulation Occasionally
Using foot control Occasionally
          Maximum weight: 100 lbs.
         Maximum weight: 75 lbs.

 WORKING CONDITIONS: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but a custodian may be exposed to very loud noises that can damage hearing without proper protection. The Custodian may work inside and outside in all different weather conditions including extreme cold and extreme heat. The Custodian may be exposed to unpleasant sights and smells. He/she may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances and must take necessary precautions to protect eyes, nose, and skin from irritation and infection. Regularly exposed to the possibility of receiving cuts and serious injuries and risk of electrical shock while performing work using power tools
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants interested in and qualified for the posted position must submit an online application.  Applications that are incomplete and/or not submitted will not be forwarded to the hiring administrator for review.  The following will need to be uploaded with the application:  current resume and any other materials requested on the application to verify that individuals are eligible.
Please note:  If hired, a new hire packet will be emailed and must be completed prior to processing.  Fingerprints will be required for all employees of Pueblo School District 60 prior to your processing date.

Pueblo School District No. 60 does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, need for special education services, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth status, or other status protected by law in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. Additionally, a lack of English language skills is not a barrier to admission or participation in activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Eric DeCesaro, EEO/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504 Compliance Officer for complaints involving employees, and Andrew Burns, Title IX Compliance Officer for complaints involving students. Both individuals can be located at 315 West 11th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003, (719) 549-7100. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. (Policy AC, AC-R).
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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Support Staff > Custodian
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pueblo City Schools 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.

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    • Human Resources
    • Pueblo, Colorado 81003

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