Job Description

  • Head Custodian JobID: 61212
  • Position Type:
    Operations/Head Custodian

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    240-Casey Middle

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:

  •   Additional Information:

    Head Custodian
    1.0 FTE (40 hours/week) - Regular, ongoing
    Hourly Pay Range - $19.93 - 27.47
    Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (including a 30 minute unpaid lunch break)

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Under the supervision of the building administrator, the Head Custodian is responsible for the overall cleanliness and proper functioning of the building and campus, including all custodial maintenance and service to the principal, staff and students.

    -Oversee all other building custodial staff.
    -Maintain all parts of the building and grounds including walks and parking lots in a clean and sanitary condition
    -Report needed repairs to the principal or maintenance zone foreman
    -Maintain public relations and give service the highest priority throughout the entire scope of work including administration, students, and the general public
    -Develop, train and maintain an effective crew in all aspects of custodial maintenance
    -Evaluate or assist in evaluating the work of all employees supervised
    -Assist other workers in building maintenance duties
    -Water lawns and planters during season or on a scheduled basis; mow all areas not accessible to large mowers; snow/ice removal; maintain school berms and environmental areas
    -Respond as essential personnel in case of an emergency, weather or environmental event, and/or school/facility/district closure.
    -Perform other duties as required.


    -Completed BVSD on-line application
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) and direct the work of others by oral and written instructions in English, must pass English component of interview process
    -Ability to bend, stoop, reach and carry supplies and equipment; ability to stand up to 8 hours per day
    -Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds; occasional dual-lifts of up to 100 pounds; frequent movement of heavy loads
    -Must pass a practical test and also a written test
    -Must pass post offer physical

    -High school diploma or equivalent
    -A working knowledge and ability to instruct others in the safe operation of custodial equipment, heating and air handling systems, AV equipment, grounds equipment, sprinkler systems, hot and steam heating systems, and carpentry tools
    -Ability to perform minor maintenance of plumbing, switches, windows, etc.
    -Ability to clean and maintain uni-vents
    -Ability to do thorough playground inspections
    -Ability to use district internet/email
    -Ability to create a work schedule for all custodians, keep time cards and work logs; ability to set up for any or all extracurricular activities
    -Ability to utilize universal precautions; ability to communicate and work with staff, parents and students
    -Ability to expedite and organize district maintenance runs
    -Experience in building, custodial, heating and maintenance work
    -Experience directing the work of others; strong people skills

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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