Location: Viera, FL
The Floor Technician is responsible for keeping assigned building(s) clean, safe, functional, and secure in accordance with prescribed codes and established company policies and standards. A custodial worker must maintain all assigned building(s) in a state of operational excellence such that they present no interruptions, distractions, or obstacles to the education program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Perform regular custodial duties in assigned area(s) of building(s).
- Accept instructions from supervisor verbally or in writing.
- Provide services as necessary to support curricular and extracurricular events and activities.
- Maintain inventory of custodial/maintenance supplies and equipment.
- Restock disposable custodial/maintenance items and provide supervisor with inventory usage data.
- Clean and preserve designated spaces, equipment, furniture, etc. in the building(s).
- Assist visiting members of the public who are utilizing the facilities.
- Maintain work related records and prepare work reports as directed.
- Project a positive image for the schools district with his / her team, whenever the public, guests, or visitors are in the building.
- Work closely with the supervisor and / or building administrator(s) to be prepared for scheduled evening activities and unscheduled events as needed.
- Maintain building and grounds security by opening/ closing the building each school day and during special events as directed.
- Work on call as needed at any time for emergency repairs, equipment monitoring, overtime, or special needs falling out- side of normal working hours.
- Accept other duties as assigned by the Supervisor and RUSH Facilities Management.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors and will occasionally work outdoors, including during both hot and cold weather. The employee will work near or with moving mechanical equipment. The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, and sprays. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The job is normally performed during evening and nights. Some weekend work may be required.
There is a probability that contact with blood-borne materials will occur within daily duties. All duties and procedures are to be performed within health safety standards
The custodian should expect to move, operate, and clean various manually powered brooms, mops, vacuums, and dusting tools as well as mechanically powered waxing and buffing equipment. He / she will be expected to climb and work from ladders as necessary. The custodian will also handle and apply chemical cleaning agents, some of which may be toxic if handled improperly. All custodial staff will undergo training with regard to equipment and chemical use.
To be eligible for employment as a custodian, a person shall demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to complete the assigned work efficiently. The person must be able to operate, maintain, and make adjustments to various types of equipment, as needed. He / she must also have the ability to pass a written and physical test, as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and the community. He / she is required to perform duties within the expectations of all company requirements and school policies. He / she must understand proper procedures, handbook rules and maintain confidentiality with regard to students and staff. He / she must also be available for duties on some Saturdays and Sundays as assigned.
Moreover, the individual must be adaptable to working around children and possess skills for maintaining school buildings in a manner acceptable to the general health and safety standards of school buildings. He / she must also develop a basic understanding of the following areas: School policies and administrative regulations, school public relations, the role and function of public schools in the community, safe operation of mechanical equipment, and the importance of developing constructive working relationships with supervisors, fellow workers, students, the general public, and visitors to the school.
Educational Requirements, Credentials, and Licenses
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Two years or equivalent experience in the custodial field. Two years of floor maintenance experience. Prior leadership experience. Basic computer knowledge; knowledge of building layouts, systems, and controls.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standard situations.
- All applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug screening. All employees are subject to random drug testing. RUSH Facilities LLC is a drug free company.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and give and receive oral and written instructions. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee frequently must squat, stoop, or kneel, reach above the head, and reach forward. The employee frequently uses hand strength to grasp tools and rungs of ladders. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.
The employee must frequently lift and / or move up to 50 pounds, including cleaning supplies, pails, and bags / boxes.
Occasionally the employee will lift or move up to 80 pounds including furniture. The employee will sometimes push or pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines, etc. This job requires close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Channels of Authority/ Organizational Relationships
The Custodian is responsible and accountable to the supervisor and RUSH Facilities management.
The custodian undergoes an annual formal written evaluation by the supervisor and semiannual face-to-face evaluation meetings.
The position of custodian is categorized as at-will within the school district.