Custodian 2, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Employer St. Louis Park Public Schools
Created 05/08/2024
Reference 11450982
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City St. Louis Park
Zip 55426
Salary Competitive
Title: Custodian 2

Department: Building and Grounds

Group: Custodians

Reports to: Building Operations Supervisor

Salary Range: $16.25 - $20.09

Prepared Date: June 2024

FTE: 1.0 (8 hours per day)


Under the direction of the Building Operations Supervisor, the Custodian 2 is responsible for providing a clean, healthy, attractive, safe, and odor-free environment in their assigned buildings and areas. The duties include responsibility for an assigned area and all cleaning, operating and maintaining cleaning machines and equipment, monitoring facilities and building security, and occasionally responsible for receiving deliveries, executing student locker plans, and responding to requests from staff and administration.


  • Typically responsible for all functions in an assigned area including cleaning, set ups, stocking, and general maintenance.

  • Performs the recommended and established cleaning standards.

  • Cleans classrooms, bathrooms, hallways, offices, and all areas in the buildings daily.

  • Dust and wet mops floors and hallways, as necessary.

  • Waxes rooms, as required.

  • Cleans and arranges cafeteria.

  • Washes off tabletops, cleans teacher lounge, and scrubs commons floor.

  • Cleans chalkboards and whiteboards and empties pencil sharpeners in classrooms.

  • Cleans sinks, drinking fountains.

  • Cleans glass windows.

  • Picks up and removes trash.

  • Cleans and sanitizes restrooms, toilets, adds paper products to dispensers.

  • Vacuums carpets and entry mats daily.

  • Cleans and disinfects spills and stains as required.

  • Uses scrubbers to clean floors.

  • Follows recommended and established cleaning procedures.

  • Assists in the set-up and tear-down of chairs, tables, bleachers, scoreboards, or equipment required for evening events, community education or sporting events (volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, swimming, etc.), evening meetings, or other events within the building of assignment.

  • Restores and replaces paper towels, soap, toilet paper, light bulbs, and other consumable products as needed.

  • Monitors the security of the building to ensure doors are locked, windows closed, and the building is empty of the public.

  • Performs extensive summer cleaning and assists in various maintenance/cleaning projects, as scheduled or assigned.

  • Washes vents, all windows, desks, and cupboards.

  • Removes all furniture, chairs, and desks and shampoos all carpets.

  • Strips and waxes all floors, locker rooms.

  • Responds to cleaning requests of staff.

  • Performs other duties of a comparable level/type, as assigned, as well as following the "District Cleaning Standards."


  • Knowledge of applicable custodial

  • Knowledge of operation of all equipment required in the performance of the job.

  • Knowledge of all safety precautions and risk management procedures and proper lifting mechanics.

  • Knowledge of the application, use and proper storage of all chemicals used in the performance of the job.

  • Knowledge of cleaning techniques and materials.

  • Knowledge of floor and carpet care.

  • Some knowledge of preventive maintenance practices

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with building administrators, building staff, students, and operations personnel.

  • Following assigned custodial schedules and assignments in accordance with department standards and requirements.

  • Using and operating cleaning equipment and tools (e.g. scrubbers, buffers, vacuums, leaf blowers, hand tools).

  • Reading, understanding, and following health and safety procedures and written instructions.

  • Using a variety of cleaning techniques utilizing appropriate chemicals and cleaning equipment.


  • The 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; talk; and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and the ability to adjust focus.


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

  • Risk of exposure to communicable disease, blood borne pathogens, and other bodily fluids. Chemicals used in performance of the job pose potential risks for inhalation of fumes, chemical burns and skin absorption.

  • The work environment involves exposure to equipment, materials and situations that requires following safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment or safety procedures.


  • High school diploma or GED.

  • At least six (6) months to one (1) year of prior related work experience demonstrating regular attendance is required to gain entry to the job.


  • Must obtain required Special Class Boilers License within 180 days and 2nd Class Boiler License within 1 year of obtaining Special Class Boiler License.

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