first_imgEssential Personnel are required to report to or remain at work ifinstructed to do so if contacted directly by the supervisor (orhis/her designee), the Principal or a member of the Principal’sStaff (Leadership Team).Key AccountabilitiesDusts surfaces.Sweeps, mops, vacuums, and cleans and shampoosfloors/carpets.Strips, washes, and buffs floor areas.Replaces light bulbs.Washes walls, glass partitions, and assessable windows (insideand out).Cleans toilets, bathrooms, and common areas.Observes building mechanical equipment and reportsrepairs/failures to lead person.Uses work order system to report deficiencies and follow up onopen orders.Makes minor repairs to fixtures and furnishings with simplehand tools.Moves furniture and performs special moving assignments.Locks/unlocks public buildings as required.Removes rubbish and cleans containers.Operates power cleaning equipment such as polishing machinesand wet/dry vacuums.Cleans entrances, shovels snow, and performs general yard careto maintain appearance of entrances.Requisitions and receives supplies.Assists in loading and unloading trucks.Maintains equipment including changing filters, checking safetyand cleanliness of machines.Maintains good communications with dorm or departments headsand brings issues to leads.Degree of Independent Action PerformedIncumbent works under the guidance of the Lead Custodian and SeniorManager of Events and Services, but is expected to work with a highlevel of independence and autonomy, and exercise a high degree ofinitiative, influence, and judgment in decisions impacting staffand department operations.Expected to solve problems or address issues that require immediateattention.Direct/Indirect ReportsNoneInternal & External ContactsFrequent contact with students, Dean of Students office, PEAadministrative and academic offices, faculty, coaches, and staff.External contacts may include parents, outside organizations,visitors and local community neighbors.Position RequirementsEducation Ability to work independently and achieve high results withminimal supervision.Ability to operate commercial floor care equipment and climbladders.Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, anorientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency inall aspects of Academy life.Knowledge of commercial cleaning methods, materials, andequipment.Ability to perform duties using medium to heavy physicalexertion on regularly recurring basis.Ability to learn and apply new skills and techniques.Maintain updated knowledge of the schedules, procedures and useof equipment and supplies used in custodial work.Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop andmaintain collegial relationships.Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trustand credibility.Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as astrong customer focus.A strict adherence to confidential policies is required. Ensures that the assigned buildings and surrounding areas providecomfort, safety and a homelike atmosphere through effectivecleanliness, sanitation, and maintenance.This position is considered “Essential Personnel” in theevent that: Possess basic computer skills. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingersrather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example using akeyboard.Communication skills using the spoken and written word.Ability to see with normal parameters.Ability to use a visual display terminal with continuous wristmovement on a keyboard.Ability to hear within normal range. Previous custodial experience preferred.Experience working with adolescents in an educational settingis preferred. Willingness and ability to learn additional applications asneeded.High degree of organizational skills with the ability to beflexible and multi-task with accuracy.Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain aprofessional demeanor and restraint at all times, includingstressful situations.Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of thosethat must be met by an employee to successfully perform theessential functions of this job. Experience High school diploma or GED preferred. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work andwill require the ability to remain standing for extended periods oftime, go up and down flights of steps, lift and push heavy objectsas well as stoop, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, and lift.Ability to lift and transport a minimum of 50lbs withoutassistance. an emergency occurs on the PEA Campus or in the vicinity thatwould impact PEA;inclement weather forces the closing of campus or;other emergency events deemed appropriate. Ability to withstand exposure to inclement weather (rain, snow,sleet, freezing temperatures, etc.)Additional RequirementsSuccessfully complete a criminal background check (reviewedevery 5 years).Clean Driving record (reviewed annually).Must consistently wear assigned uniform and equipment andadhere to the appearance guidelines. Skills & Knowledgelast_img

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