Custodian – Part Time or Full Time

Must be able to work until 6:00 P.M. or later


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To provide excellent custodial and grounds-keeping services so that facilities are clean, comfortable, and efficient educational and working environments


  • Demonstrates support for the school system and its vision, goals, and priorities
  • Performs assigned custodial work that ensures an efficient and effective balance between operation and preventive custodial services
  • Performs minor maintenance-related duties
  • Scrubs, mops, waxes, and polishes floors according to established schedules and procedures.
  • Maintains cafeteria dining area during breakfast and lunch (washing/sanitizing tables, cleaning spills, etc.) and performs full reset after use including moving tables and moping area
  • Performs duties in a timely, courteous, and professional manner
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding school/workplace matters
  • Performs emergency custodial services (clean-up of bodily fluids, chemical spills, glass breakage, etc.) in accordance with established procedures
  • Maintains and reports inventory of materials and supplies as needed, and makes recommendations of supplies and equipment for purchase including bathroom tissue, hand towels, cleaners, deodorizers, and other necessary materials and supplies
  • Stores, uses, and disposes of chemicals, cleaners, and products in accordance with established procedures and instructions
  • Moves, sets up, rearranges, and removes furniture as directed
  • Monitors and maintains assigned facilities so that debris is picked up, restrooms are cleaned, floors are swept and mopped, glass is cleaned, garbage receptacles are emptied, fixtures and furnishings are dusted, and facilities are cleaned in accordance with established procedures and instructions
  • Assists in regular, routine inspections of buildings and grounds for safety hazards, repairs, or services, and reports needs or solves issues according to established school procedures
  • Reports illegal acts such as damaged property, littering, theft, and vandalism
  • Adheres to local school policies, administrative procedures, and other like directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job goals, qualifications, and responsibilities and the employee may be required to perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Must meet background clearance requirements as specified by Alabama Statutes and State Board of Education regulations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used in cleaning furniture, floors, walls, windows, light fixtures, and plumbing fixtures and in making routine repairs
  • Ability to read and follow directions, to work independently, and to plan and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to lift and carry fifty (50) pounds
  • High level of personal initiative and ability to work without close supervision


  • Commit to doing and being their best, and to growing their skills as professionals and as individuals
  • Urgently and courageously takes actions in the best interest of students, even if they are new or unfamiliar
  • Meet all professional obligations and proactively communicate when changes come up
  • Exhibit a high level of honest and humble self-reflection owning good and bad outcomes
  • Effectively respond to and implement constructive feedback
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and contribute to positive staff culture
  • Collaborate with all staff members to ensure that all students have consistent and well-coordinated support
  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor


Empower Schools of Alabama considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status.


In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Empower Schools of Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law, in providing education services, activities, and programs.

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