Mead WA

Custodian 2 (35047383)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleCustodian 2
Posting ID35047383

   2323 E Farwell Road

   Mead, WA  99021


Human Services Office


Fax:  509-465-7680





Anticipated Position

Seasonal Custodian/10 positions

Now thru June 25, 2022

Various locations


40 hrs/week

On-call for all shifts

Monday - Friday




  • 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.

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.



As outlined by and in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) of MCPEA and Policies and Procedures of Mead School District. Salary placement will be at step 1 on the appropriate scale for the position, unless otherwise noted within the contract. CBAs and Salary Schedules can be reviewed from the Human Resources page of the Mead School District website at  Mead policies and Procedures can be accessed online at




MEMBERS of MCPEA Bargaining Group interested in this position need to apply for this position via your login to myMead and the link “Applicants” to be connected to the online application system, Talent Ed Recruit & Hire.  Please complete the required information on the internal application, including uploading a cover letter to your profile.


If this vacancy is not filled from permanent employees, all other applicants completing the online application (including substitute personnel) will be reviewed to select a candidate for this position.


All other 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 Katie McNaghten at the District Administration Building or email  The application, along with all required documents must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


  1. Your Resume
  2. Your Letter of Interest, which speaks specifically to your abilities in the area you are applying
  1. Three References listed


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 sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to the District’s Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer, Section 504 Coordinator, Josh Westermann, and/or Affirmative Action officer, Keri Hutchins, , (509) 465-6000 or via mail to 2323 E. Farwell Rd., Mead, WA, 99021.  Persons who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 465-6010


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/27/2021
End Date10/03/2021