Assistant Custodian - Akron Public Schoo...
City of Akron, OH - Akron, OH

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This is responsible grounds maintenance, custodial, and supervisory work for the Akron Public Schools. An employee in this class makes a safe and sanitary environment for students and faculty; supervises cleaning and maintenance of building; is responsible for building cleanliness and security after school.

Characteristic Work:

Essential Functions:
• Ensure safety of students
• Perform minor repairs, including, but not limited to, unit heater filter replacement, grease electric motors and shafts
• Operate and perform routine maintenance on the heating system
• Maintain an accurate inventory of all custodial equipment, materials and supplies
• Request needed equipment, materials and supplies
• Shovel and remove snow from school grounds
• Mow school lawns
• Maintain a clean and safe boiler room
• Sweep, vacuum, mop and wax floors
• Empty and clean waste receptacles, trash pails and pencil sharpeners
• Refill soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers and bathroom tissue in all school building restrooms
• Remove cobwebs, clean windows and chalkboards
• Conduct nightly visits to the boiler room checking monitors and controls to validate safe operation
• Secure building at night
• Clean and maintain custodial equipment and materials
• Clean and sanitize restrooms
• Repair equipment and building as needed
• Conduct periodic inspections of the building
• Complete paperwork as required by supervisor
• Promote good safety practices and procedures
• Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy
• Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
• Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation
• Isolate problems and service areas of the heating system
• Perform manual work in the custodial care of buildings and adjacent grounds
• Perform minor maintenance in the building and its adjacent grounds
• Responsible for using proper methods and materials in cleaning and caring for buildings and equipment
• Exercise care in the use of cleaning materials for different types of building surfaces
• Work cooperatively with others
• Assume supervisory responsibilities on their shift in absence of the custodian
• Maintain school grounds and landscape
• Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner

Minimum Qualifications:

• Graduation from an accredited High School or G.E.D.
• A minimum of one year of paid experience performing custodial, housekeeping and boiler operation work
• State of Ohio Low Pressure Boiler Operator License

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to work effectively with others
• Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
• Ability to listen effectively, actively
• Ability to problem solve
• Knowledge of heating and cooling systems
• Knowledge of electrical and plumbing repairs
• Knowledge of appropriate safety procedures
• Knowledge of the proper care and storage of chemicals
• Ability to read and understand verbal and written instructions, written warnings and labels
• Knowledge of heating plant operations
• Ability to use computer to change different functions of heating system
• Ability to work with the general public as customers
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to learn proper use of materials, methods and practices used in cleaning operations
• Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to building fixtures and equipment
• Ability to exercise care in the use of cleaning materials for different types of building surfaces

Competitive Examination Process:

The selection process will consist of a competitive examination with credit for education and experience. A passing score must be obtained on the competitive examination in order to receive credit for education and experience. TEST WEIGHTS: Competitive Examination 70%, Education 20%, Experience 10%.

Candidates must meet the qualifications and requirements listed in the announcement at the time of examination and at the time of appointment.

Veterans preference points will be awarded in conformance with the Akron City Charter if the candidate achieves a passing score in the competitive process.

Since this examination is posted on a combined basis, two separate eligibility lists will be generated with promotional candidates considered before open candidates.

NOTE: YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CHECKING YOUR APPLICATION STATUS THROUGHOUT THE STEPS IN THE SELECTION PROCESS BY VIEWING YOUR GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM ACCOUNT. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR ARE UNABLE TO CHECK YOUR STATUS ON LINE, YOU MAY CALL THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT AT 330-375-2720.

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