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Custodial Maintenance Specialist- Job Description for Recruitment


Vision Charter Academy is a public charter school authorized by Delta County School District on the Western Slope of Colorado with the following Mission and Vision: 

Mission: Individualized education through partnerships with families and communities.

Vision: Vision Charter Academy is and will continue to be homeschool families’ partner of choice for nurturing lifelong learners who are thriving, contributing members of society.


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Department: Operations

Job Title: Custodial Maintenance Specialist

Location: Delta, CO

Reports to: Operations Administrator

Purpose: Responsible for the overall cleanliness and maintenance of VCA buildings, grounds, and equipment.

Pay Scale: $16.80- $21.22 per hour

Hours/Week: 40  hours (Non-Exempt, Full-time)

Working Days/Year: 250, can trade holiday weeks for other time off; works break weeks

Benefits: Position qualifies for Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) benefits and

qualifies for health, dental, life, and long term disability insurance benefits. Position qualifies for leave package.


Education/Certification: High School Diploma or equivalent

Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check to work in a school.

Special Knowledge/Skills: The right candidate will be highly experienced in custodial and maintenance work with preference given to candidates with experience working in a school or educational setting. 

Experience: A minimum of two years’ experience in custodial and maintenance work.

General Description of Duties: 

This position will perform custodial and maintenance duties to ensure the cleanliness, sanitation, security, safety, and maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment, as well as, compliance with all state and school regulations. 



  1. Ability to lift 25 to 50 lbs, carry, push, and/or pull in the course of duties with significant climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling.
  2. Knowledge of work order processes and procedures.
  3. Ability to use basic computer skills in daily functions and documentation.
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  5. Ability to read technical manuals and drawings.
  6. Experience using hand and electrical tools.
  7. Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  8. Ability to work effectively and independently.
  9. Knowledge of school safety regulations, facility requirements, and state regulations.
  10. Plumbing maintenance and repair


  1. Experience with the standard requirements of school custodial and maintenance building, grounds, and equipment.


Major Responsibilities and Duties: 

  1. Perform a variety of custodial duties including, but not limited to: 
    1. Emptying trash cans;
    2. Cleaning frequently used and touched surfaces;
    3. Dusting;
    4. Vacuuming, mopping, shampooing, finishing, and buffing floors
    5. Cleaning and restocking restrooms; and
    6. Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual cleaning and maintenance projects.
  2. Perform basic maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and equipment including, but not limited to:
    1. Perform minor fixes such as repairing broken locks, filling gaps on walls, etc.;
    2. Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues;
    3. Install appliances and equipment;
    4. Repair office items such as chairs, tables, etc. to ensure safety;
    5. Snow shoveling/removal as needed;
    6. Trash collection;
    7. Warehouse organization;
    8. Conduct maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs and ballasts;
    9. Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems (e.g. ventilation).
  3. Conduct regular safety inspections as they pertain to maintenance needs of the buildings, grounds, and equipment to ensure safe learning and working environment.
  4. Utilize computer and technology for:
    1. Receiving and responding to maintenance, repair, and cleaning requests;
    2. Documenting repairs, maintenance, and reports;
    3. Communication with supervisor, team, and staff.
  5. Understand and implement all state, city, and school regulations as they pertain to custodial and maintenance duties.

Carry out other organizational requirements as necessary including, but not limited to:

  1. Communicate effectively.
  2. Participate in employee evaluation and professional development opportunities.
  3. Attend meetings, trainings, and committees as required.
  4. Meet organizational deadlines and communication protocols.
  5. Accomplish organizational goals by carrying out other duties relevant to position as assigned by the supervisor.


 Working Conditions:


  • Position requires lifting, bending, kneeling, and climbing.
  • Work may be performed indoors and outdoors.
  • May be required to work some evening hours, school breaks, and weekends.


The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. 

*Vision Charter Academy is a drug-free workplace.  All employees must agree to abide by our drug-free policy as a condition of employment.  We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

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