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Clover Park School District, K12 Public School

Job Summary

Part Time
Posted on
September 28, 2018
Clover Park School District, K12 Public School
Lakewood, Washington
Years of Experiences
< 1
Career Level
Entry Level
Education Level
High School or equivalent

About Clover Park School District, K12 Public School

Clover Park School District is an award-winning school system dedicated to creating promising futures for all students. The district is the 26th largest in Washington state and the fourth largest of 15 in Pierce County, with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. Clover Park School District is located immediately south of Tacoma, serving the Lakewood and Joint Base Lewis-McChord communities.

Contact name
Lori Liedes

Job description

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Why consider becoming a substitute custodian? 

  • Contribute to student success by ensuring facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.

  • Part-Time Hours

    • Swing Shift

    • No weekends

  • Training Provided

  • Substitute custodians hired into regular positions are eligible for benfits and professional development funds.




Education & Experience

  - High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

  - Must be at least 21 years old



Under the general direction of the Chief Custodian, Assistant Chief (if applicable), and Supervisor of Custodians & Utility Crew, maintain district cleaning standards to ensure a clean, sanitary, comfortable, and safe building environment.



  1. Maintain building security.

  2. Empty trash cans and change trash can liners.

  3. Clean chalkboards and chalk trays.

  4. Clean restrooms and classrooms.

  5. Dust and spot mop tiled floor areas.

  6. Clean furniture.

  7. Vacuum and spot clean carpeted areas.

  8. Bonnet and extract carpets using approved methods.

  9. Clean sinks.

  10. Clean windows.

  11. Fill all types of dispensers and empty pencil sharpeners.

  12. Straighten student desks.

  13. Dust high and low.

  14. Change light bulbs – only when more than one custodian is present.

  15. Clean drinking fountains.

  16. Change air filters.

  17. Perform minor repairs t building and equipment.

  18. Wash walls.

  19. Prep, clean, and apply finish to tile floors, as needed.

  20. Sweep stairwells, entryways, and thresholds.

  21. Repair classroom furniture and minor plumbing.

  22. Clean middle school and high school shower rooms.

  23. Clean, apply finish, and maintain wooden floors, as needed.

  24. Assist in maintaining grounds area.

  25. Assist in ordering supplies.

  26. Assemble and disassemble equipment for special events in the building.

  27. Clean pool and pool area at the high school, if assigned.

  28. Respond to emergencies after duty hours, as needed.

  29. Clean all custodial equipment at end of shift.

  30. Perform duties related to housekeeping.

The essential functions listed above are not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Other tasks of a similar level of difficulty and responsibility may be assigned. Also, performance of more difficult and responsible tasks may be required to aid in the development of the employee for future advancement.


Certification & Licenses

 - Successful completion of fingerprint and background check.

 - Valid Washington State driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.