Albemarle County Public Schools and GovernmentCustodian - Floating Crew

Albemarle County Public Schools and Government

Custodian - Floating Crew (3573)

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TitleCustodian - Floating Crew
Posting ID3573

Custodian - Floating Crew

Building Services


Full-Time, Pay Grade 6


The Floating Crew Custodian performs project work and cleaning/sanitizing duties as a substitute for a custodian or team leader at randomly assigned schools on a daily basis. Follows cleaning frequencies, cleans and refinishes hard and soft floor surfaces, moves furniture, and maintains the immediate perimeter of school grounds. Performs work under limited supervision and requires the ability to manage priorities. Cleaning/sanitizing tasks follow a frequency of task assignment, using prescribed chemicals and machinery. This position is designated as "Essential Personnel", requiring that employees report to work during emergency situations, snow and ice removal.  Essential funtions include, and are not limited to the following:


  • Provides custodial services at any of our schools, randomly assigned on a daily basis;
  • Provides substitute coverage for day PM Team Leaders and day Leads;
  • Manages multiple assignments and quickly acclimates to new environments;
  • Removes trash and recyclables, sweeps, dust mops, vacuums, sanitizes restrooms, cleans glass, cleans horizontal and vertical surfaces, restocks paper and soap dispensers;
  • Uses various pieces of power equipment to include riding scrubbers, burnishers, rotary machines, pressure washers, drills, carpet extractors, vacuums, and specialty equipment;
  • Is responsible for the proper care and storage of all cleaning equipment and cleaning materials;
  • Responds to a variety of requests from school administrators and staff to include minor maintenance, moving furniture, unloading and storing deliveries, setting up for functions and student activities;
  • Attends to various internal and external user groups;
  • Adheres to safety procedures and proper workplace ergonomics;
  • Follows Blood-Borne Pathogen procedures, responds to accidents or potential safety hazards which may require contact with chemical spills, blood, or other bodily fluids;
  • Opens and/or secures the building; minimizes the risk of property damage and potential liability to the organization;
  • Maintains building perimeter by sweeping walkways, mowing grass, removing weeds trimming shrubbery, and shoveling snow;
  • Demonstrates and model professionalism required of Building Services employees;
  • Operates a County vehicle;
  • Performs other duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school, and one year work experience in a customer service, custodial or janitorial setting. Prefer experience with planning work tasks, prioritizing, and maintaining inventory records. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Satisfactory health condition in order to meet the physical requirements of the job. Negative tuberculin test required.


Must be able to follow direction, work independently, perform basic math to include computation of dilution ratios towards the proper mixture of cleaning solutions; ability to use personal computer and email applications, and operate industrial cleaning maintenance equipment. Must work well in a team setting, demonstrate effective communication skills and positive customer service skills. Must exercise good judgment and balance needs of various customer user-groups. Ability to coordinate work activities, handle complaints, express a service-oriented attitude and to get along with others is essential.


PHYSICAL CONDITIONS & NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Work is typically performed walking, standing, bending or reaching and is physically repetitive. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 10 pounds continuously, up to 25 pounds frequently, and up to 75 pounds occasionally. Occasionally exposed to extreme temperatures, and weather conditions such as snow and ice. May be exposed to potentially hazardous substances. Flexible shift work required, weekend work may be required. Daily contact with teachers, students, administration, the general public and other personnel. As a requirement for this position, the employee must be willing to travel to any school or building location and be flexible in the assignment of the work.



SALARY: $11.60 - $13.92/per hour, based on qualifications and internal equity

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Hour, depending on education, experience and internal equity
LocationBuilding Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date03/18/2019