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Job summary: To inspire and prepare each and every scholar with the confidence, courage and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning by caring for and maintaining the school building, site and equipment
Responsibilities and tasks include:
Communicating work allocation directives issued by the Coordinator and Assistant Coordinators of Facility Operations and building principal to the building custodial personnel.
Scheduling work assignments and assume responsibility for assignments being carried out as assigned;
Reviewing timecards and absentee reporting for accuracy;
Adjusting work assignments to ensure coverage during vacation time, absences and scheduled activities;
Training new personnel in the performance of their required duties;
Maintaining and operating custodial equipment to manufacturers’ recommendations;
Performing periodic safety inspections of site facilities, grounds and equipment;
Providing input regarding evaluations of all building level custodians;
Unloading and putting away groceries and stock supplies in freezers, coolers, and dry storage rooms.
Maintaining, and taking ownership for all yard work including, but not limited to, watering, mowing, trimming, pruning shrubs, trees, weeding, removing paper and debris from school yard and along fence lines.
Performing snow removal and keeping sidewalks free of ice.
Taking charge of all aspects of the physical operation of the building for which they are responsible;
Responsible for the operation of the boiler, boiler room and all mechanical equipment in their building;
Reporting to the Assistant Coordinator of Maintenance Services (or their designee) any mechanical equipment that is not functioning as intended;
Maintaining and submitting all appropriate reports and logs in a timely manner;
Conducting daily building checks as required by supervisor;
Performing minor carpentry repairs, cleaning equipment repair, ceiling and floor tile repair, carpet repair;
Performing general housekeeping tasks to include, but not limited to, dust mopping and wet mopping classrooms, restrooms, and hallway floors, cleaning restrooms, stripping and sealing resilient and hard surface floors, washing windows, walls, lockers. Vacuuming all carpeted areas of the building. Housekeeping tasks to be performed according to established District systems and cleaning standards.
Performing other comparable duties of a like or similar nature as assigned.
Minimum qualifications include:
High school graduate or equivalent
MN First Class C boiler license upon hire
Knowledge, skills, and abilities include:
Computer skills, including proper use of email communication
Knowledge of proper operation of building automation systems
Knowledge of hand, power, diagnostic tools, and equipment required in the performance of the job.
Knowledge of all safety precautions applicable to trade.
Knowledge of the fundamentals and procedures of HVAC operation, repair, and proactive/reactive maintenance.
General knowledge in the principles of general repair and maintenance in such areas as mechanical, electrical, steam, air system, carpentry, and masonry or plumbing.
Knowledge of cleaning techniques and materials.
Caring for and repairing facilities and equipment.
Training, providing input for evaluating, and directing personnel.
Working with the principal and building staff on correcting issues as they arise.
Excellent organizational skills.
Responding effectively to student, staff and community needs.
Providing excellent customer service.
Using problem solving techniques.
Demonstrating effective written and oral communication skills.
Maintaining accurate/current records.
Helping, taking instructions and exchanging information
Preferred qualifications include:
This building has advanced energy efficient building controls including an energy management system and direct digital controls; systems are hot water boilers. Candidates should have the ability to learn computerized controlling systems and develop an understanding of direct digital controls. HVAC training or experienced preferred.MN
MN Chief C boilers license preferred
Training or experience cleaning and maintaining a commercial facility desired.
Building Engineer experience preferred.
Salary: View salary grids on Pages 11 – 15, Section 1. of the Custodial Contract Agreement
Work schedule: 8 hours/day: 5 days/week
Job type or FTE: Full-time; year round
Bargaining unit: Custodial
Osseo Area Schools offers:
Meaningful and impactful work
Opportunities to grow professionally
A variety of benefits
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 is an Equal Opportunity, and veteran-friendly employer.
Osseo Area School District ISD 279 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Osseo Area School District is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the district and strongly encourages persons to apply who can strengthen our diversity. For more information, view the District’s Equal Opportunity and Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment and Violence Policy.
Veteran’s Preference: If you are an eligible veteran, please submit a legible copy of your DD214 with your application.
Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please email Human Resources at [email protected] or call 763-391-7007.
Background Check and Drug Screen Process Upon Conditional Offer:
Background checks and/or drug screens are conducted upon receiving a conditional offer.
Employees must complete a background check and are responsible for the background fee. A passing background is required. Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
The District and Department of Transportation (DOT) require passing of drug screenings for positions that require driving applicable district vehicles.
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