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Custodian III
Custodian III

Custodian III

Company : West Virginia Department of Education
Salary : Details not provided
Location : West Virginia

Full Description

Custodian III

Grade Level

JOB SUMMARY: The custodian keeps
the county buildings in such a state of
operating excellence that they present no
problems or interruptions to the
educational program. The custodian
performs assigned custodial duties and
repairs and receives supervision from the
building administrator, and if applicable,
the head custodian.

Additional duties may be assigned.
  • Maintains regular attendance.
  • Cleans and preserves designated
spaces, equipment, etc. in the building.
  • Cleans classrooms, offices, media
centers, restrooms and common areas
including but not limited to chalkboards,
dusting, emptying trash receptacles,
vacuuming and washing windows.
  • Scrubs, mops, disinfects and polishes
hard-surfaced floors in restrooms,
cafeteria, hallways, classrooms, etc.,
as required.
  • Performs minor maintenance and
  • Immediately reports any vandalism or
other school property to his/her
  • Assumes responsibility for the
security of the building—all doors and
windows locked and lights turned off
as needed before leaving the building for
the night.
  • Maintains an inventory of supplies
and equipment and informs the head
custodian of needs in advance so as not
to hinder the continued performance of
the building custodial duties.
  • Complies with County Policies.
  • Receives permission from building
principal/supervisor to work in excess of
40 hours per week.
  • Performs minor plumbing, electrical,
painting and minor repairs in the building.
  • Moves furniture and equipment and
assists in special events or presentations.
  • Corrects minor safety hazards when
observed and/or immediately refers major
safety hazards to building supervisor.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • In the case of the head custodian,
assigns and reviews specific tasks and
work areas to custodians assigned to
the facility.
  • Other duties/responsibilities assigned
by the principal.

High School diploma or equivalent,
pursuant to WV Code §18A-2-5; Criminal
background check conducted pursuant to
WV Code §18-5-15c; Meet the definition
of “Qualifications” in WV Code §18A-4-
8b; demonstrated competency, pursuant
to WV Code §18A-4-8e (state-approved
competency test) as required.

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, skill,
and/or ability required.

'Custodian I' means personnel employed
to keep buildings clean and free of refuse;
'Custodian II' means personnel employed
as a watchman or groundsman; 'Custodian
III' means personnel employed to keep
buildings clean and free of refuse, to
operate the heating or cooling systems
and to make minor repairs; 'Custodian IV'
means personnel employed as head
custodians. In addition to providing
services as defined in ‘Custodian III’ their
duties may include supervising other
custodian personnel (Pursuant to WV
  • Ability to effectively present
information and respond to questions from
administrators, staff and the general
  • Ability to apply concepts such as
fractions, percentages, ratios and
proportions to practical situations
consistent with the duties of the position.
  • Ability to interface effectively with
other departments, school personnel,
other maintenance staff and business
contacts from outside the county.
  • Ability to pass written and physical
tests that are directly related to the
  • Ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with
students, staff and community.
  • Ability to perform duties in full
compliance with all county requirements
and the Board of Education policies.
  • Ability to read and comply with labels
and safety warnings on cleaning agents
and hazardous materials.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical
activity related to custodial duties.
  • Ability to work under minimal or no
supervision; be an effective self-starter.
  • Ability to understand and follow both
written and oral directions.
  • Complete necessary training and in-
service as required by the county.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and
deal with a variety of concrete variables in
situations where only limited
standardization exists consistent with the
duties of this position.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram or schedule form.

Job Location or School Name
Union Elementary School



Persons must be certified in
respective subject area.

Commensurate with degree and experience

Closing Date

Posting #S221105

A complete posting can be
found at all Upshur County
Schools locations.

Applicants for professional
positions shall submit:
Professional Bid Sheet(see
letter of application, copy
of certification,

Apply to
Dr. Debra Harrison
Upshur County Schools
Assistant Superintendent
102 Smithfield Street
Buckhannon, WV 26201


County Contact Email
[email protected]