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Custodial Worker

posted Jan 12, 2017, 8:30 PM by Al-Huda Academy   [ updated Jan 12, 2017, 8:32 PM ]
The Custodian is responsible for keeping assigned building clean, safe, functional, and secure in accordance with prescribed codes and established school policies and standards. A custodial worker must maintain the assigned building in a state of operational excellence such that they present no interruptions, distractions, or obstacles to the education program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  •     Perform regular custodial duties in assigned areas of building.
  •     Accept instructions from head administrators verbally or in writing.
  •     Provide services as necessary to support curricular and extracurricular events and activities.
  •     Maintain inventory of maintenance supplies and equipment and be responsible for restocking.
  •     Repair plumbing, electrical and safety system on the property whenever needed.
  •     Clean and preserve designated spaces, equipment, furniture, etc. in the building.
  •     Should possess the commercial driving license with the clean record.
  •     Project a positive image for the school, whenever the guests or visitors are in the building.
  •     Work closely with the administrators and teachers for scheduled evening activities and unscheduled events as needed.
  •     Shovel snow and salts the sidewalks as needed. Note that snow should be removed as it falls rather than after during the school hours.
  •     Maintain building and grounds security by opening/closing the building each school day and during special events as directed.
  •     Work on call as needed at any time for emergency repairs, equipment monitoring, overtime, or special needs falling outside of normal working hours.
  •     Identify and schedule work to be performed during summer, winter, and spring break.
  •     The custodian is liable to show willingness for background check and job physical.
  •     Responsible for the general cleanliness of the facility on daily basis when the school is in session.
  •     The job seeker will provide references to be verified by the employer.

Physical requirements

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, including cleaning supplies, pails, and bags/boxes. Occasionally the employee will lift or move up to 80 pounds, including bags of salt and furniture. The custodian will sometimes push or pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines, etc.
The employee must be fluent in English and possess strong interpersonal skills.

Please send resumes and cover letter to Mrs. Altaf  samia.altaf@alhudaacademy.com Or call her at 630-270-3130 ext. 212 to schedule a formal interview.