Custodian I - Head Custodian

Henrico County Public Schools | Henrico, VA, United States

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Posted Date 2/29/2024

Job Title

Custodian I - Head Custodian


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

HCPS - Varina Elementary

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 open until filled. Position is being re-advertised and previous applicants must reapply for further consideration.

Full-Time Day - Head Custodian I (hours 6:00 am to 2:30 pm during the school year M-F; 7:00 am - 5:30 pm M-Th in the summer).

Starting annual salary is $32,841.45 ($15.78 per hour). Salary negotiable based on experience or based on internal promotion policy.

Essential Duties

  • Strips, seals, waxes, and buffs floors
  • 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
  • Opens and/or closes facility
  • Responds to walkie requests
  • Serves as point of contact for administration for daytime custodial needs
  • Schedules & supervises custodial team
  • 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

Grade school completion. Knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to use cleaning supplies and equipment economically and efficiently; ability to follow simple oral and written directions. Good physical condition required. Ability to work at high altitudes using scaffolds, ladders, etc. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Additional Information

Starting annual salary is $32,841.45 ($15.78 per hour). Salary negotiable based on experience or based on internal promotion policy.

This vacancy is open until filled.

How To Apply

To be considered for the listed vacancy, all applicants must complete the online application. Resume and transcripts (if applicable) may be uploaded into the application system. If unable to upload documents, please mail, fax, or hand-deliver to:

Henrico County Public Schools

Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 23120

3820 Nine Mile Road

Henrico, VA 23223-0430

Fax: (804) 652-3763

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

Salary15.78 Hour

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