TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:        Work year: 9 months

                                                          Benefits:      None




  1. High School graduate or G.E.D., preferred.

  2. Must be able to read, write and speak English proficiently.

  3. Must be able to follow written and/or verbal instructions.

  4.  Custodial experience preferred.

  5. Ability to use cleaning materials with skill and efficiency, to perform heavy work for an extended period.

  6. A working knowledge of modern cleaning methods and the use and care of cleaning materials and equipment, tools and materials, preferred.

  7. Use of insecticides and herbicides will require certified applicators certification.

  8. Ability to understand and follow a work schedule and written directions and work cooperatively with others.

  9. Must be able to interact with students and staff.





  1. Must be physically able to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects weighing a minimum of 50 pounds, frequently.

  2. Must be physically able to ascend/descend ladders and walk and/or stand for extended periods of time.

  3. Must be physically able to perform hard, manual labor as needed.

  4. Must be physically exposed to hot, cold, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather on occasion.



EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Including, but not limited to the following)


  1. Cleans schools facilities (i.e., classrooms, offices, restrooms, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment, working from a prepared work schedule. 

  2. Prepares facility for daily operations (i.e., opening gates, building access doors, disarming security systems, raising flags, minor repairs, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring school is available and safe for students.

  3. Cleans and dusts walls, furniture, woodwork and other equipment.

  4. Secures facilities and grounds for the purpose of minimizing property damage, loss and/or liability ensuring safety at work site.

  5. Picks up paper and other refuse on grounds and sweeps walks and entrances.

  6. Washes, scrubs, and disinfects restrooms.

  7. Cleans windows, door glass, and drinking fountains.

  8. Cleans and polishes metal work such a door panels and hand railings.

  9. Empties and cleans waste containers.

  10. Moves or rearrange chairs, tables, desks, furniture, and other equipment.

  11. Replaces light bulbs.

  12. Makes minor repairs or adjustments to classroom furniture.

  13. Maintains equipment used in the course of work.

  14. Reports safety, sanitary, and fire hazards.

  15. Services and maintains lockers and combinations.

  16. Assists monitoring students between classes and at lunch.

  17. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment.

  18. Checks and inspects equipment prior to using, for safety and operational condition of equipment.

  19. Responds to emergency situations (i.e., injured students, broken window, fights, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.

  20. Inspects facilities, systems and their components for the purpose of ensuring safety and cleanliness, and identifying necessary repairs due to vandalism.

  21. Provides security for evening and weekend school activities.

  22. Arrange for rooms, restrooms or other needed areas for evening activities.

  23. Secure and check all buildings and set alarms prior to leaving.

  24. Performs necessary maintenance items during the summer months as scheduled.

  25. Interacts with students, teachers, and staff.

  26. Administers first aid as required.

  27. Completes all District required paperwork.

  28. Other duties as assigned.




The Custodian/Maintenance/Cafeteria Helper reports to the Director of Maintenance. The Custodian/Maintenance/Cafeteria Helper will interact cooperatively with all other staff positions.  All elements of good human relations will be practiced.

San Simon Unified School District #18 Mission:

It is our mission to provide our students with the ability to gain knowledge, integrity, faith, and compassion so they may become valuable citizens in society.

PO Box 38 or 2226 W Business I-10

San Simon, AZ 85632