Jurisdiction:Cincinnatus School

Classification: Competitive

Adopted: 8/13/73

Revised:10/31/84; 3/1/96, 3/6/01, 8-5-09





DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this position has responsible charge of an average size school building on a 24-hour basis.The work involves the supervision of all subordinate personnel engaged in the cleaning and maintenance of the building.The Custodian II also participates in cleaning and maintenance activities.The work is performed under general supervision of the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds and in cooperation with the Building Principal.Direct supervision is exercised over the work of subordinate custodial personnel.Does related work as required.



Assigns work, instructs and supervises the work of subordinate employees engaged in maintenance and cleaning tasks;

Inspects building, grounds and equipment for safety and †††††††††† cleanliness;

Supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of heating and ventilation systems;

Requisitions, receives and distributes cleaning supplies;

Maintains work schedules and time records;

Receives and handles complaints and various special requests from principal and teachers;

Arranges for special uses of the building;

Performs a variety of routine cleaning and maintenance tasks.


FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of maintenance and cleaning methods and equipment typically used in custodial work; good knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of heating and ventilating equipment; good knowledge of the basic principles involved in making semi-skilled plumbing, electrical, paining, plastering, carpentry and mechanical repairs; ability to plan and supervise the work of others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; sufficient physical strength and agility to perform a variety of routine custodial tasks.




Open Competitive:One year of experience in building maintenance work in a school district.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid NYS Class D driverís license.