Boston Public Schools
Part-Time CustodianHours are from 15 to 19 per week. Rate is $14.36 per hourReports to: Principal/Headmaster/Responsibility Center ManagerGeneral Description:Responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of a school building; operation and care of the heating and ventilation system; care and maintenance of the grounds adjacent to the building; and performing other custodial duties as required.Responsibilities:1. Annual Work: Clean walls, glass; strip floors and reseal; strip stairways, handrails, etc.; move furniture out of rooms; wash down furniture; cleaning boilers; painting.2. As Needed Work: Shoveling 30 path to all doors during snowstorms; general repairs; changing light bulbs; replacing water in coolers; sanding and salting during winter; cutting grass and maintaining grounds; removing graffiti; replenish supplies.3. Daily Work: Sweeping stairways; sweeping entrance; spot mopping classrooms; cleaning toilets; sweeping bathrooms and service grounds; removing trash; sweeping lunchrooms; opening and/or closing building.4. Weekly Work: Mopping stairways (or as needed); mopping all floors (or as needed); cleaning out barrels.5. Physical Requirements: (This is a general description of physical activity only with all required infrequently to moderately)* Standing: 45% of 8-hour day* Walking: 45% of 8-hour day* Sitting: 10% of 8-hour day* Lifting (Majority of lifting is less than 20 lbs):* Mop buckets: up to 55 lbs* Supplies: up to 80 lbs.* Trash: up to 75 lbs.* Pushing/Pulling: Vacuum Cleaner* Snow Blower* Stripper* Broom/Mop* Climbing: Infrequently to change light bulbs and/or to clean boiler, etc.* Squatting/Bending/Twisting/Stooping/ReachingQualifications - Required:1. Ability to sweep, mop and vacuum.2. Ability to remove trash.3. Ability to operate hand and power machinery, snow shovel, snow blower, stripper, and buffer, etc.4. Ability to do general cleaning of bathrooms, kitchens, lunchrooms and classrooms5. Ability to work effectively with Principal and Senior Custodian.6. Knowledge of the proper use of supplies: synthetic detergents, soaps, scouring powders, waxes, etc.7. Ability to operate various kinds of hand fire extinguishers.8. Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employmentTerms: Custodial Union. This position is subject to a City of Boston residency requirement.Please refer to the Salary Compensation section on the Career Site for more information on compensation. Salaries are listed by Union and Grade/Step.