Custodial Position - Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
Position: Custodial Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Custodian
Job Location: The Urban League
Beginning: Jan 06, 2022
Deadline: Feb 06, 2022**
District: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
St. Louis, MO 63108
Telephone: 314-615-3600
Job Description:
Would you like to become a member of a nationally recognized early childhood education program? Join our team!

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is seeking a qualified individual to work as a custodian. This position is responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of the Urban League Head Start/Early Head Start Centers, grounds, and equipment. Work may involve a variety of physical demands.

Duties are described in major areas in order of importance.
  • Ensures that agency facilities have adequate heating, lighting, and ventilation, and that they are properly cleaned each workday.
  • Cleans, sweeps, dusts, mops, washes, vacuums, polishes, and waxes floors. Cleans windows, woodwork, furniture, equipment, and interior and exterior stairwells, walkways, and parking lots.
  • Cleans facilities and keeps restrooms supplied with towels, soap, and other general restroom supplies.
  • Collects and disposes of trash from building and grounds.
  • Moves furniture and equipment.
  • Determines material, equipment, and supplies to be used.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Candidates must have:
  • Knowledge of modern cleaning methods, materials, and equipment; principles of sanitation and safety in janitorial work; proper use and care of mechanical cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment, including office computers; Ability to make minor repairs to building and equipment; Ability to keep routine records; Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties which includes lifting a minimum of 40 pounds, walking, standing for extended periods of time.
  • Candidates must possess a valid State Driver's License.
* Per program policies a health exam, clear tuberculosis screen, Hepatitis A vaccination and background check are required for hire.

The above knowledge and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience and some experience performing basic custodial and maintenance duties.

Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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