Temporary-Custodian I (2:30pm-11:00pm)
Company: Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Posted on: November 26, 2022
This posting creates a pool of candidates for current and future
positions that may become available.
During the application process you will select your preferred
locations in the county.
Reports To (title only)
Current as of
Principal/Night Quality Control Manager
Is this position exempt from overtime pay?
Under general supervision performs routine cleaning in schools,
administrative buildings and grounds. Duties involve repetitive
manual work, detailed cleaning tasks, and minor maintenance duties.
Employee(s) must be capable of performing any and all of the listed
duties individually and independently. These duties may vary based
upon work location/assignment and available staffing. May serve as
back-up to the chief or lead custodian in a school as designated.
This position is considered essential personnel for emergency
situations, including inclement weather conditions. Majority of
positions are evening shift. During the summer, custodians may be
required to work day shift.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
1. Cleans classrooms, offices, gymnasiums, halls and stairs.
2. Cleans, sanitizes and supplies restrooms and locker rooms (where
included in facility).
3. Collects trash and recyclable materials from classrooms, shops,
offices, restrooms, and grounds; transport and dispose in proper
4. Dusts and polishes furniture, i.e. chairs, tables, desks, and
5. Sweeps, dry mops and wet mops floors.
6. Operates powered equipment to scrub and buff floors; vacuum;
spot clean and apply & extract cleaning solutions to carpeting.
7. Washes windows, display cases, walls, woodwork, and venetian
8. Cleans and maintains a variety of other surfaces. For example,
baseboards, doors and trim, drinking fountains.
9. Responsible for checking all door locks and window latches;
secures building after end of shift and sets alarm.
10. Uses, cleans, and cares for power cleaning equipment and other
cleaning materials and supplies according to written and oral
11. Climbs and works from ladders to accomplish assigned tasks.
12. Makes minor repairs to building and equipment such as replacing
light bulbs and ceiling tiles and performs other light preventive
maintenance tasks and reports major building and equipment
deficiencies needing repair.
13. Assists with delivering and unloading instructional and
custodial supplies from delivery trucks as needed, delivers to
storage or other facility locations as instructed.
14. Moves furniture and other heavy objects and transports as
15. Operates power equipment to cut grass; trims shrubbery, rakes
and bags leaves as required.
16. Clears snow and ice from walkways; sands walkways, steps and
landings to provide a safe passageway. Ensures entryways are dry
17. Must attend all mandated training classes.
18. Responsible for knowing the employee handbook, policy and
procedures for particular work location.
19. Performs other duties as assigned.
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,
skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions .
High School Diploma or GED certificate preferred
Experience in general cleaning of buildings and grounds
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to operate custodial and grounds care equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of the methods and practices of custodial
Ability to work overtime or weekends and respond to call to work in
advance of regular hours for weather events and other emergency
Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with
Ability to employ business technology tools as required of all
AACPS employees, e.g. E-mail, obtaining relevant AACPS employee
information through the AACPS Intranet, employing the electronic
benefits enrollment tool and any other electronic tools implemented
in the future.
Must have reliable transportation.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS for External Candidates or Internal
Candidates Outside the Operations Unit III job classifications:
Pre-employment physical and job assessment - the person selected
for this position must meet all requirements of the physical
examination and job assessment administered by a medical service
selected by Anne Arundel County Public Schools.
Successful completion of the background and fingerprinting process
(external candidates only).
Career Ladder Requirements
Requires ability to stand and to perform extensive walking.
Requires ability to kneel, stoop, squat, bend, push, pull, reach,
grasp, balance, climb, carry, and lift of up to 50 pounds
Requires ability to exert required force and coordination to
twist/turn equipment/tools and materials required to perform
Work involves exposure to dust, dirt, noise, some chemical
solutions/solvents/odors, and adverse weather conditions.
The employee is required to use safety devices and protective
equipment in order to minimize the frequency and severity of
work-related accidents. Adheres to safe practices and methods in
the operation of equipment and supplies related to his/her
The employee is responsible for correcting and/or reporting
conditions within the building or grounds that may be hazardous to
employees, students or staff members assigned to the building..
Established: 6/1/2013 Associated topics: clean, custodial,
custodian, custody, feed, janitor, janitorial, sanitation,
Keywords: Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Baltimore , Temporary-Custodian I (2:30pm-11:00pm), Other , Annapolis, Maryland
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