Head Custodian I

Sterling, VA
Mar 28, 2018
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time


  • Serves as the daytime custodian; prepares cleaning assignments for members of the custodial cleaning team and adjusts assignments for absences due to team member sickness or vacation; performs quality control of the work performed by the evening custodial team; ensures that all daily cleaning tasks are completed and that school is ready for the instructional day
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies, use as directed
  • Ensures that exterior maintenance duties such as grass mowing, snow plowing, bush trimming, and trash collecting are performed
  • Refers custodian discipline or poor performance issues to the building administrator
  • Orders custodial supplies from Facilities Services
  • Ensures that building security checks are completed every day when school is not in session; develops the summer break cleaning schedule and serves as team leader
  • When assigned by the building administrator, provides building supervision for community use
  • Performs related work as required

The Head Custodian I must possess the following combination of knowledge, abilities, and skills:

  • Must possess leadership ability and cleaning knowledge and ability
  • Working knowledge of methods, materials, and practices used in building custodian work including the proper use and care of custodial equipment
  • Knowledge of safe and efficient procedures for operating custodial equipment and conducting custodial operations
  • Ability to train and inspect the work of the custodial team
  • Ability to read, write, and maintain routine records
  • Good human relations and communications skills

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