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Day Porter Custodian - AMS Desert Sky (85035)

Company: Academies of Math and Science
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
AMS Desert Sky - Phoenix, AZ

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
High School

Salary Range
$14.50 - $17.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Job Shift

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Academies of Math and Science
Day Porter
Location: 5701 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85035

Position Summary

We are looking for an exceptional day porter person to perform a variety of general maintenance and custodial duties in and around school buildings including plumbing, painting, landscaping, and repairs.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday.


  • Maintain the general appearance of the exterior grounds of the campus by following daily, weekly, monthly, and annual maintenance schedules
  • Sweeping, raking, and blowing sidewalks, parking lot, and common areas to keep free of rocks, debris, and trash
  • Empties exterior trash cans and picks up exterior trash
  • Assures exterior play areas and equipment are safe
  • Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve appearance and growth
  • Sprays lawn areas with herbicides to control undesirable weeds as directed
  • Maintains all landscape equipment and tools in good working condition and demonstrates proficiency of use (pole saws, weed eaters, backpack blowers, etc.)
  • Power washes sidewalks, exterior of building, and fencing to keep clean and free from debris and graffiti
  • Exterior and interior paint touch up as necessary to keep the grounds looking in excellent condition
  • Maintains and makes minor repairs to irrigation systems, ensuring grass areas are getting proper watering
  • Rakes rock areas to maintain uniform spreading, especially around playground equipment
  • Driveline support, including setting up and maintaining safety cones and signs
  • Comply with chemical handling laws and safety regulations as required; maintain a safe working environment
  • Answer questions and interact professionally with school administration
  • Performs the necessary room set-ups for scheduled meetings and events (including daily cafeteria set-up)
  • Assists in building security, locking and unlocking of doors and gates
  • Assist with routine maintenance tasks such as light bulb and filter changes
  • Notifies Office Manager of the need to order materials/supplies,
  • Notifies Head of Operations/Facilities Manager the need for any major repairs, or additions to building operating systems
  • Assist with cleaning and maintaining building facilities including classrooms, break rooms, conference rooms, teacher work rooms, library/media rooms, gymnasiums, lunchrooms, nurses' rooms, stages and lobby/receptionist areas as necessary
  • Knowledge of HAZMAT regulations and Safety Data Sheets required
  • Other duties as assigned
    Employee Benefits:
    • Competitive salaries
    • Paid sick days and personal leave
    • Fully paid employee benefits including medical, dental, short/long term disability, and life insurance; optional low-cost vision insurance
    • 401k retirement plan (with 4% employer match)
      Interested in working with us?

      Please include a detailed resume demonstrating your experience and accomplishments.

      Compensation: $14.50 - $17 per hour, DOE.


      Qualified Candidates Must Have:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • 2 years Experience with cleaning school environments or similar
      • Familiar with SDS
      • Understanding of basic cleaning equipment operation such as Backpack Vacuum, Floor Varnisher, Microfiber Cleaning Systems.
      • Ability to work in teams
      • Ability to respond to School Emergencies such as classroom spills and lunchroom spills

Keywords: Academies of Math and Science, Phoenix , Day Porter Custodian - AMS Desert Sky (85035), Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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