Fort Smith Public SchoolsNight Custodian

Fort Smith Public Schools

Night Custodian (743)

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Job Details

TitleNight Custodian
Posting ID743

                                                             Position Description


POSITION TITLE: Night Custodian


FLSA: Non-exempt


REPORTS TO: Building Engineer 


BEGINNING: April, 2018


LOCATION: Northside


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 250 Day employment with benefits as specified in employee contract. 



  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Custodial experience preferred.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Effective grooming skills
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds to shoulder height occasionally
  • Ability to push / pull a minimum of 20 pounds frequently


  • Maintain the general cleanliness of all buildings, grounds, and equipment located on school property.
  • Perform major cleaning tasks such as, wet-mopping, sweeping, dusting, emptying trash (lifting waste paper and debris - minimum of 55 lbs.)
  • Cleaning marker boards and disinfecting drinking fountains.
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms, including floors and all fixtures (i.e.: urinals, toilets, sinks, mirrors, partitions, and counters).
  • Wash windows, window sills, and all glass doors, walls, and blinds as needed.
  • Performs special duties relating to janitorial work that may not be a part of routine duties
  • Perform ongoing tasks such as replacing light bulbs (climb ladders up to a height of 16 feet), filling dispensers, and setting up facilities for student and adult use (lifting furniture, boxes, and cafeteria tables minimum of 55 lbs.).
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Make minor building repairs and promptly report major repairs needed to the Principal or Director of Buildings and Grounds.
  • Ensure that all doors and windows are appropriately locked or unlock (depending on shift),and turn off lights as needed and as shift dictates.
  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs frequently, as well as regular bending and standing as needed in a daily shift.
  • Maintains and cleans industrial janitorial equipment
  • Assist in major clean-up in summer such as washing desks and chairs, washing down walls, stripping and waxing floors, etc.
  • Replenish restroom supplies as needed.
  • Empty all wastebaskets and trash containers inside and outside the building.
  • Replace can liners and wash wastebaskets and trash containers as needed.
  • Strip, seal, wax, and buff floors as scheduled.
  • Check and clean yard drains weekly.
  • Operate heating/cooling systems, clean filters, and set thermostats as directed by supervisor.
  • Maintain boiler room/supply closets in workmanlike manner.
  • Check fire extinguishers monthly.
  • Perform playground/equipment/boiler inspections as scheduled.
  • Police grounds (i.e., remove trash/debris) and secure all windows and doors daily.
  • Remove ice/snow from walks and entries as needed.
  • Flush all flush valves at least one (1) time each week in the summer.
  • Ensure that building is alarmed as shift dictates.
  • Be available for occasional non-work-day emergencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Must have knowledge of the variety and uses of cleaning and sanitizing agents and the safety precautions necessary for their use.
  • Must have knowledge of the proper care of, and ability to use, cleaning equipment such as mops, brooms, vacuum cleaners, power scrubbers, polishers and buffers.
  • Must be able to work independently – sometimes with minimal supervision
  • Attend meetings as scheduled by supervisors and District Administrators.
  • Ability to identify problems and resolve proactively.
  • Ability to endure prolonged standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, occasional reaching above the head or  the shoulders, bending, squatting, and kneeling
  • Maintain a professional relationship with students, faculty, administration and community patrons.

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Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePlease see our Salary Schedule

Applications Accepted

Start Date03/05/2018
End Date03/12/2018

Job Contact

NameDennis SiebenmorgenTitleDirector of Buildings and Grounds