Fife Public Schools

5802 20th St E
Tacoma , WA
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Custodian Wanted

Fife Public Schools
Tacoma, WA Full time
Posted on December 24, 2017


District Location – To Be Determined

8 hours per day Shift Time To Be Determined (Lunchtime or Evening shift)

Full-Time position – 260 days annually Medical/Dental/Vision/Vacation/Retirement Benefits $18.32 to 20.40 DOE

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required. Physically able to perform the tasks required. Custodial work experience required. Knowledge and ability to operate power equipment. Demonstrate aptitude for the tasks involved. Ability to work independently and demonstrate dependability in work attendance. Pass a post-offer employment physical. Must meet all requirements in job description. Job description available with application. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of fingerprint background check, passing a post-offer employment physical, and Washington State Sexual Misconduct Disclosure check with results to the satisfaction of the district.

POSTED: December 21, 2017

CLOSES: January 12, 2018 or Until Filled District employees need to send a letter of interest, current application/resume, two letters of recommendation (if employee presently works out-side Custodial classification), and qualifications to Cathy Bettinzoli, Business Office, to be considered. District substitutes need to send a letter of interest, current application/resume, and two letters of recommendation, and qualifications to Cathy Bettinzoli, Business Office, to be considered. Outside Applicants Applications are available at the Fife School District Administration Office 5802 - 20 Street East, Tacoma (Fife), WA 98424 or online at (jobs/classified job opportunities). (253) 517-1000. Complete application should include: 1. District Classified Application Form Send to: Classified Personnel 2. Letter of Interest Attention: Cathy Bettinzoli 3. Resume' Fife School District 4. Two Letters of Recommendation 5802 20th Street East Tacoma WA 98424 Fife School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designatedto handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX Coordinator, Ben Ramirez, Assistant Superintendent: Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Nancy Fitta, Director of Special Programs: Fife Public Schools: 5802 20th St. E., Tacoma, WA 98424, 253.517.1000. FIFE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOOLS 5802 20 Street East Tacoma, WA 98424-2000 253-517-1000 FAX 253-517-1051 website:

TITLE: CUSTODIAN SUMMARY: Maintain building in a clean, sanitary, warm, attractive, and functional order.

REPORTS TO: Director of Maintenance & Operations and/or Custodial Supervisor TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:Twelve months per year (2080 hours annually) or length otherwise determined by the Superintendent or his designee.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluations of Classified Personnel, by the Manager of Maintenance Operations or his designee. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES: General Responsibilities: Maintain building in a clean, attractive, and functional order; establish and maintain effective relationship with school staff, students, and other district users. Maintain appropriate physical condition and health status necessary to perform assigned duties and responsibilities. Maintain grooming and attire appropriate to district standards; represent the district in a professional and business-like manner. Be cooperative and courteous with district personnel and the public.

Essential Duties: 1. Sweep, mop, scrub, and finish floors; dust, wash, and polish furniture, woodwork, and metalwork; empty and clean waste receptacles; wash windows and walls. 2. Clean and sanitize rest rooms, dressing rooms, shower rooms, drinking fountains, kitchens; maintain overall sanitary conditions of the facility. 3. Maintain clean and attractive sidewalks and entrances. 4. Move and arrange furniture and equipment, when necessary. 5. Clean and maintain light fixtures; replace lamps in fixtures as needed, and as safety procedures allow. 6. Replenish custodial supplies. 7. Maintain the security of buildings; turn off lights, lock doors and windows; maintain awareness of unauthorized persons on or about the premises. 8. Operate power cleaning equipment. 9. Report any safety, health, fire, or maintenance hazards. 10. Assist with special events held at the facility, as approved and assigned by supervisor. 11. Maintain records and submit reports as required. 12. Operate and maintain equipment as required; insure its safe and proper use; protect the district equipment and supplies against loss, theft, and abuse. 13. Replace paper towel dispensers, pencil sharpeners, toilet paper dispensers, and soap dispensers as needed. 14. Paint interior of buildings as assigned. 15. Obtain and maintain any licenses or certificates necessary to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities. 16. Comply with all safety regulations and rules of the district and other regulatory agencies. 17. Perform all assigned duties in a professional and good workmanship manner. 18. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

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. 1. Education and/or Experience. High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Three months experience in related field. Clear background fingerprint check. Pass post-offer employment physical. 2. Language Skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports. Ability to clearly present instructions to student workers. 3. Mathematical Skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute ratio and percent. 4. Reasoning Ability. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Desired characteristics include: flexibility; confidentiality; ability to organize ideas, time, and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and community. 5. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations. Valid Washington State Driver’s License, First Aid Card, and other specialized training as required.

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. 1. Employee is regularly required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit or stand; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb stairs, ladders, and balance. 2. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift, and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance 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. 1. Employee may occasionally work near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions, is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and is occasionally exposed to airborne hazards. Appropriate clothing necessary. 2. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; at times, however, while using certain equipment, noise level may require hearing protection.