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Custodian Pool (2017-2018 School Year)

Date: Oct 16, 2017

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Company: Minneapolis Public Schools

This application DOES NOT require a resume or cover letter. Click on "Cancel" when receiving a prompt to upload your resume and/or cover letter and continue with the application. You may upload these documents if you have them but they ARE NOT required.

Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.

Job Title: Custodian Pool (2017-2018 School Year) and Requisition ID number: 50902

Site: Locations may vary on a routine basis.

Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

Full/Part Time: Varies

Union: Janitor/Eng/Bus/Ice(26)

Functional Area: Janitorial

This position is a candidate pool and not a specific position at a school or department. This position may require an initial screening interview before being placed into the Candidate Pool. There may not be an available position(s) at the time of application but positions can become available at any time. The candidate pool is used to refer qualified applicants to the site/department with the open position. Human Resources will process your application, and once approved, your name will be sent to the Site(s) and or Department(s) with available positions.

Resume and Cover Letter are not mandatory to apply for this position.


Under general supervision, assists with cleaning and maintenance for inside and outside of MPS buildings.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

· Maintain building interior by: washing, dusting, clean mirrors and fixtures; washing windows, counters and walls; sweeping, vacuuming, scrubbing and waxing floors; cleaning and supplying lavatories; replacing light bulbs.
· Maintain building exterior by: removing litter, mowing, maintain shrubbery, edging and trimming of lawns; removing snow and ice from walkways and steps.
· Assist in lifting and moving furniture, setting up portable staging, arranging of classroom furnishings, and other materials
· Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; cleans up spills and unsafe conditions in a timely manner and according to procedures.
· Follows manufacturer’s directions for use and dilution of all chemicals and cleaning products.
· Recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries; reports security issues and illegal activities.
· Provides customer service as needed, responds to requests, and assists co-workers, students and visitors.
· Attend seminars and training sessions as provided by management.
· Opens and closes facilities and sets security systems; responds to emergency situations including call backs for break-ins and mechanical problems; assists with safety drills and annual cleaning duties.


Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Knowledge of:
· Materials and equipment used in building and grounds maintenance.
· Basic techniques and procedures used in the cleaning and maintenance of public buildings.
· Federal and state safety rules and regulations.
· Occupational hazards and safety precautions.
· Techniques for use and storage of chemicals, including OSHA Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for hazardous chemicals used in the workplace.

Skill in:
· Operating and maintaining tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
· Following and maintaining safety standards.
· Following verbal and written instructions.

A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License may be required.

Work is performed indoors and outdoors at MPS facilities; requires constant physical efforts; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed including use of safety equipment; a job in this category may require walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching, climbing ladders, and ability to frequently lift and move items weighing up to 60 pounds.


Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date] | [Varies] | [Varies] | Janitorial

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Part Time