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Company: School City of Hobart
Location: Hobart
Posted on: March 13, 2023

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Hobart High School

Date Available:

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Until Filled Custodian
Hobart High School

Seeking a Custodian at Hobart High School. Position available immediately.


  • High school diploma or GED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of students or employees of organization.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of and weight measurement, volume and distance.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.
    • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and policies. Responsibilities:
      • Cleans and maintains assigned areas and equipment in the building and on the building grounds.
      • Assists staff and the visiting public utilizing the facilities with directions within the building, and obtains and sets up needed equipment and /or materials as required. Cleans up area used after evening function/event end on that shift.
      • Restocks expendables in assigned areas and provides the Custodial Engineer with inventory usage information as required or requested. Occasionally may be required to put delivered expendables in the supply room after the Custodial Engineer checks the accuracy and stages the new order.
      • Uses a plunger on slow or stopped up drains before reporting to the Custodial Engineer for further action.
      • Changes burned out light bulbs that can be accessed safely from the ground or with the proper ladder or lift in assigned areas, and during breaks, all areas.
      • Assists with ongoing predictive maintenance and minor repairs on HVAC equipment including unit ventilators, fan powered boxes, & small unit heaters. Details include filter changing, minor lubrication (if required), replacement of missing nuts and bolts, and minor adjustments if instructed.
      • Snow removal. Includes all necessary entrances, stairs, salting as required, and monitoring / correcting slick conditions for persons who may be leaving and events during your shift.
      • Maintains security by alarm management, and closing and/or opening the buildings and grounds as required by events, educational, and maintenance needs.
      • Performs some grounds duties. Details include a building perimeter inspection to pick up garbage. Performs occasional weeding of flower beds, mowing and weeding courtyards, raking mulch around playground equipment, cleaning of door entrances, and cobweb removal around and overhead of all entrances, if your assigned cleaning area is on schedule.
      • This description includes all of the above but is not limited to other duty assignments as required within the job scope. Physical Demands:
        • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee frequently must squat, stoop, kneel, reach above the head and reach forward. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and will occasionally climb ladders. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.
        • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds such as cleaning supplies, pails and unloading trucks. Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 90 pounds such as salt and bulk furniture. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, bleachers, scrubbing machines. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment:
          • The employee regularly works indoors and will occasionally work outdoors. The employee will work near or with moving mechanical equipment. The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
            Application Procedure:
            Internal Applicants: Please submit a letter of Interest to Mr. Felix Perry, Director of Support Services, (219) 947-2413 or
            External Applicants: Please submit an online application. If you have questions, contact Mr. Felix Perry, Director of Support Services, (219) 947-2413 or

            The School City of Hobart is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School City of Hobart ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or disability, including limited English proficiency. The School City of Hobart has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources.

Keywords: School City of Hobart, Gary , Custodian, Other , Hobart, Indiana

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