Job Title:                   Substitute Custodian
Reports to:                Campus Head Custodian

Wage/Hour Status:

Date Revised:            4/06/2020


Primary Purpose:


Under the guidance of the Head Custodian provide duties of a helper during the absence of the regular employee.


Note: Substitute employees are employed on an as-needed, on-call, day-to- day basis and are not guaranteed work on a regular basis. There are no benefits associated with substitute employment.




A minimum of a HS Diploma or GED certificate


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to read and understand instructions for cleaning, maintenance, and safety


Ability to properly handle cleaning supplies

Excellent communication skills


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Assist in the day-to-day custodialduties.

  2. Keep schoolbuilding and grounds, includingsidewalks, driveways, parking

    lots, and play areas, neat and clean

  3. Comply with local laws and procedures for storage and disposal of trash.

Communication, and Additional Responsibilities

  1. Perform other related duties as assigned by Head Custodian in accordance with school policies and practices.

  2. Work cooperatively with other staff.

  3. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:


Tools/Equipment Used: Buffer, stripper, wet and dry vacuum cleaner, electric drill, hand tools, shampooer, lawn mower, edger, and weed eater.
Posture: Frequent standing, sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, reaching, and overhead reaching

Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis

Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours


Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress


The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.