DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine direction and participatory work involving responsibility for efficient performance of simple repetitive cleaning and minor maintenance tasks. The incumbent of this position actively participates in cleaning and maintenance operations. Work is performed under general supervision of the Director of Facilities or other school administrator, with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. Direction is exercised over a number of cleaners, maintenance workers, and/or laborers. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment; good knowledge of building cleaning principles and practices, materials and equipment; ability to assist with planning and directing the work of others; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to work well with others; ability to maintain simple records and prepare simple reports; dependability; good judgment; resourcefulness; thoroughness; tact and courtesy.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and six (6) months of experience in general building and/or facilities cleaning or maintenance work.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS:
In accordance with the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation, Chapter 180 of the Laws of 2000, and by the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, candidates for appointment in school districts must obtain clearance for employment from the State Education Department prior to employment based upon a fingerprint and criminal history background check.
10/08; 8/09; 8/15
School Specs - Haldane School