Job Description

Title: Custodian
Reports To: Head Custodian
Employee Type: Full-Time, School Year Only, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Performs general cleaning and upkeep in school buildings and grounds; maintains equipment in functional condition; and provides cleaning and custodial assistance to students, teachers, visitors, and others as necessary. Performs related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities
This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete and serves to show major duties and responsibilities and does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. The employee will be required to perform other duties requested by the supervisor and/or school administrator.

  • Provides general custodial services for all CCS facilities as directed
  • Identifies areas and equipment that require maintenance and notifies supervisor
  • Performs preventative maintenance as directed
  • Provides winter clean up and snow removal from walkways and steps as directed
  • Readies the CCS facility for CCS functions as directed
  • Assists with deliveries to CCS as directed
  • Picks up materials, equipment, and supplies as needed as directed.
  • Enforces the CCS Student Code of Conduct, the CCS Uniform Code, and the CCS Computer Usage Code
  • Promotes good citizenship through actions as a role model
  • Conducts himself or herself according to professional, ethical principles that reflect favorably upon the individual and the school
  • Maintains highest level of confidentiality pertaining to school and students’ information, progress, and records
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by supervisor and/or school administrator
  • Abides by the CCS Employee Manual, CCS policies and procedures, and all current PA Public School expectations


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience preferred
  • Knowledge of basic computer operations
  • Required Clearances include Criminal Background Clearance (Act 34), Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151), and FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114), all dated within one year of receipt
  • Meets criteria for employment in a PA Public School

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead
  • Ability to lift up to 150 pounds utilizing appropriate equipment
  • Must be able to use both hands for repetitive motions
  • Some bending and twisting of the body are required
  • Must be able to lift and move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate depending on the specific site