Custodian I

Henrico County Public Schools | Highland Springs, VA, United States

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Posted Date 9/19/2022

Job Title

Custodian I


Highland Springs, VA, US

Organization Name

HCPS - Fair Oaks Elementary School

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Skyline Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission:

Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties

This vacancy is for a full-time Custodian I. Minimum $30,352.55 annually ($14.59 per hour) or subject to the HCPS promotion policy. Vacancy is open until filled.

School Year: M-F 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm; Summer Hours: M-Th 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Performs routine custodial work which involves assigning and inspecting the work of employees involved in building and grounds custodial functions; performs a variety of routine building cleaning tasks requiring heavy manual work. Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion by a maintenance supervisor.

Essential Duties

  • Schedules employees so that adequate coverage is provided for normal operating hours, special events, meetings and classes
  • Opens and/or closes facility, deactivates the alarm system and checks to insure facility is secure after closing and activates alarm system
  • Recommends termination of services of unsatisfactory custodial workers
  • Returns to facility after hours when called to clean up after vandalism or other emergencies
  • Must be able to operate custodial equipment (buffers, burnishers, vacuums, etc.)
  • Performs routine custodial tasks (equipment operating, lifting, climbing and following list of items)
  • Scrubs and rinses floors in assigned area
  • Damp mops a variety of rooms (i.e., auditorium, library, halls, stairs, cafeteria, kitchens, locker rooms and mechanical equipment rooms)
  • Dusts a variety of rooms (i.e., auditorium, stage, library, halls, gym floors, and cafeteria)
  • Sweeps shops, stairs and entrance areas, locker room, bleachers, sidewalks, halls
  • Cleans and scrubs restrooms completely
  • Dusts rooms, offices, furniture and cupboards and removes cobwebs
  • Empties and washes garbage cans
  • Attends work daily and be engaged and on task
  • Performs overtime work on a scheduled, unscheduled, routine or emergency basis, as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

High school completion. Knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to use cleaning supplies and equipment economically and efficiently; ability to keep records and make reports, order supplies and effectively supervise custodial team of workers. Good physical condition required. Ability to work at high altitudes using scaffolds, ladders, etc.; one year supervisory experience and previous custodial/maintenance experience in a school envrionment preferred.

Additional Information

This vacancy is for a full-time Custodian I. Minimum $30,352.55 annually ($14.59 per hour) or subject to the HCPS promotion policy. Vacancy is open until filled.

How To Apply

To be considered for the listed vacancy:

All applicants must complete an online application and submit three (3) current & signed letters of reference or written reference forms.

Please mail, fax, or hand-deliver three (3) current & signed letters or three (3) reference forms to:

Henrico County Public Schools

Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 23120

3820 Nine Mile Rd

Henrico, VA 23223-0420

Fax: (804) 652-3763

Or go to this link:

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

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Main Organization

Public Schools

Public Schools

Employment Status

Permanent Fulltime

Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel

Work At Home


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