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PHONE (970) 254-6850 • FAX (970)241-2064

School District 51



Entry Level Custodians 

Location: Independence Academy Charter School 

Work 40 hours per week 

SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining a clean, sanitized, safe, and healthy environment for students to learn and staff to teach. To provide a positive role model for students and be a helpful, and approachable steward of the building when dealing with the public. 

● Maintain a professional attitude 

● General cleaning of buildings and maintained in good condition. 

● Vacuum, sweep, and mop floors. 

● Wash windows, walls, and doors. 

● Sanitize all surface areas including desks, chairs, fixtures etc 

● Repetitive 20lbs lifting and 50 lbs occasionally 

● Clean and stock restrooms 

● Ensure doors and gates are locked after hours 

● Clean up spills promptly with appropriate equipment 

● Perform minor repairs. 

● Notify supervisors or managers of major repairs 

● Collect and dispose of trash 

● Complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision 

● Keep cleaning supplies in stock 

● Work with a contract cleaning service when necessary 

● Safely handle chemicals and various cleaning products 


● High school diploma, completion of G.E.D., or equivalent vocational school 


● Criminal background check required for hire 

● Valid Colorado driver’s license 

● Must successfully pass lifting evaluation of 50 pounds within one month of hire 


● Basic math skills 

● Oral and written communication skills 

● Interpersonal relations skills 

● Knowledge of Body Fluid Spills training required after hire 

● Knowledge of equipment and products used by the department 

● Ability to keep pertinent information confidential 

● Able to be an ambassador for the school district when meeting and working with the public using our school facilities 

● Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies and building and department procedures 

● Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds 

● Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator 


● Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals, Microsoft Office Suite, as well as typical office equipment such as telephones, copiers, fax machine, email, etc. 

● Operating knowledge of vacuum cleaner, commercial floor buffer/scrubber, commercial floor/carpet extractors, etc. 

● Product knowledge including cleaning supplies, disinfectants, etc 

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