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      Buildings and Grounds Department

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      Open until Filled



Job Summary:  The Custodian is responsible for the repair, maintenance, cleanliness, and safety of the school building and grounds.  The Custodian regularly inspects the building and grounds with the principal to identify areas in need of repair, maintenance, or additional cleaning.  The Custodian's goal is to ensure that the school is clean and safe for students, staff, and members of the community.  The Custodian provides direct support to classroom teachers and building administrators in preparing the facility for classroom activities and campus events.  The Custodian is also responsible for initiating maintenance requests and maintaining an inventory of cleaning supplies and materials needed by the custodial team to accomplish assigned tasks.  





  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and at least three years’ experience in custodial and building maintenance work required; 
  • Must have the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to learn schedules, procedures, and the use of tools and equipment used to clean and maintain buildings;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form;
  • General knowledge of cleaning methods, including knowledge of cleaning supplies and materials, and potential harmful chemical interactions;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of custodians and the building administration;
  • Ability to react well under pressure, handle and balance multiple demands at one time, work with frequent interruptions;
  • Ability to maintain constant, moderate physical effort, including walking, standing, reaching, stooping, climbing, lifting, pushing, and moving furniture, and other equipment;
  • Ability to lift and push up to 50 pounds;- Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.




  • Starting salary of $17.26 per hour;
  • The District offers a competitive benefits package;
  • An employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members.

Additional Notes

Working Conditions:


  • 12 month position; 
  • Work Hours: 2 p.m.-11 p.m.

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Submit application on-line www.district130.org
Cook County School District 130 is an equal opportunity employer.

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