Custodian (Relief Position)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512714-686588
  • Job Location: Depew, NY
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Per Diem
  • Date Updated: May 30, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

The Relief Custodian is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the building. Relief Custodians will be scheduled/called in to cover time off for our regularly scheduled Custodians. Hours of position are Monday - Friday, 3pm - 8pm.


Reports to the Team Leader of Janitorial.


-Clean and supervise the cleaning of building including classrooms, hallways, cafeteria, gymnasium, technology, locker rooms, lobbies, lounges, corridors, elevators, stairways, storage areas, administration areas. 2039 Community Life Skills Center and other work spaces.

-Cleaning may include, but is not limited to, removing trash, vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, dusting, buffing, cleaning carpets, washing windows scrubbing floors and ceilings, and sanitizing restrooms

-Perform minor maintenance repairs and building/facility modifications such as repairing, moving or assembling furniture; repairing custodial equipment; touch up or cover up painting; hanging teaching aids, etc. Submit maintenance request for repairs and modification requests

-Maintain exterior of building as requested including, distribute salt, and shovel snow, clean outside doors and lighting.

-Perform daily grounds and building inspection. Inform Team Leader of any issues.

-Perform cleaning of restrooms to ensure health and safety standards are upheld. Follow Universal Precautions and sanitation procedures when handling cleanup of bodily fluids. Unclog plumbing and waste traps as needed.

-Monitor inventory levels of custodial supplies

-Receive, unpack, store and deliver instructional and custodial supplies to appropriate staff member or storage area.

-Assist with staff or outside groups using the building for programs, special events or assemblies. Perform set up and tear down of tables, chairs, and audiovisual equipment; assist with training users on equipment as needed; and troubleshoot equipment problems. May lock/unlock areas for access for building use and events.

-Performs other duties as assigned by the Team Leader or the Facilities Manager.

Site and Grounds Work

-Assist in the clearing of snow, shovel and salt driveways, building entrances, parking lots.

Experience and Skills:


-Ability to make routine repairs and adjustments to a variety of mechanical equipment

-Ability to understand and follow routine oral and written instructions

-Ability to get along well with others

-Mechanical aptitude

-Industrious and dependable


Minimum: High school diploma; 1-2 years of exp. preferred.



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