Mead WA

Substitute Custodian 2020-2021 (35045360)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSubstitute Custodian 2020-2021
Posting ID35045360








  • Arranges furnishings and equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations for meetings, classroom activities, and events (i.e., regular school, community education, special events.)
  • Cleans school facilities (i.e., classrooms, offices, multipurpose rooms, grounds, windows, restrooms, sinks, carpets, floors, garbage cans, waste cans, gym, cafeteria, and other areas as directed) for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe, and attractive environment.
  • Delivers variety of items (e.g. supplies, mail, packages, furniture) for the purpose of distributing the materials to the appropriate parties.
  • Directs personnel as assigned for the purpose of maximizing the efficiency of the workforce and meeting shift requirements.
  • Informs principal, supervisor, other site personnel, and students for the purpose of providing information regarding activities, safety, and/or proper maintenance of facilities.
  • Procures equipment, supplies, and materials for the purpose of maintaining availability of required items and completing jobs efficiently.
  • Secures facilities and grounds for the purpose of minimizing property damage, loss and liability, and ensuring safety at work site (i.e. unlock & lock doors, secure gates, check windows, turn lights off/on).


  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Repairs furniture and equipment for the purpose of ensuring that items are available and in safe working condition.
  • Requests custodial supplies, equipment, and other items needed for the purpose of safety and maintenance of facilities, supplies and inventory.
  • Maintains grounds and operates equipment as required (i.e. floor polishers, vacuums, carpet cleaners, floor strippers, waxers, lawn mowers, edgers, snow equipment, and hand and power tools)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Skills, to use cleaning agents; supplies, and equipment; perform basic math to calculate accurate dilution of cleaning agents; develop work orders, maintain records and relate well with people.
  • Knowledge of methods and use of cleaning materials, equipment, supplies, and safe work practices.
  • Abilities to stand for prolonged periods, follow oral and written instructions, adhere to safe work practices, work independently with minimal supervision, perform a variety of tasks, adjust to flexible assignment often with short notice, and communicate with students, staff, and parents.  Significant physical abilities include lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, stooping, reaching/handling, and near/far visual acuity/depth perception.
  • Education required: High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Fingerprint clearance required.



All  applicants interested in this position, must apply for this posting through a link to our online applicant system found on the website at  Highlight “Quicklinks,” click “applicants” and upload the required documents to your application.  Below is a list of required materials.  If you have questions regarding this process, you may contact, Patti Flanik, Substitute Specialist at the District Administration Building or email  The application, along with all required documents must be completed.




1.   Your Resume.


3.   Three references and their email addresses.


Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


A person working in this position will exert 35 to 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly while carrying, pushing, and/or pulling to move objects.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; some stooping, kneeling, and/or crouching; and significant fine finger dexterity. The employee may also be required to work at elevated heights and climb ladders. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or ordinary infectious diseases carried by students.


Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed before employment commences. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by the Washington State Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Mead School District #354 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to the District’s Title IX/RCW 28A.640 officer, Section 504 coordinator, and/or Affirmative Action officer.  Persons who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact the Human Services Office at (509) 465-6010.



Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/17/2020
End Date06/30/2021