Lead Maintenance Custodian

The Lead Maintenance Custodian (LMC) performs and oversees various cleaning, maintenance, and repair functions for the building/grounds. Oversight includes assigning, coordinating, and evaluating the work of custodial/maintenance staff and contractors. The LMC supports staff and teachers in the set-up/maintenance of furniture/equipment, and in cleaning rooms for daily operation and special events. The LMC plays an essential role in creating a safe, clean, comfortable, and healthy learning environment that promotes academic excellence and school pride. The LMC serves as a role model to scholars by displaying a strong work ethic, professionalism, integrity, and courteous and helpful nature.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the selection, assignment, scheduling, and training, of members of the custodial staff.
  • Plans, executes and oversees custodial work performed by internal staff
  • Coordinates maintenance/repair work performed by outside contractors
  • Maintaining a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency in performance of work tasks
  • Tracks inventory and requests new orders of job related materials and supplies
  • Oversees and/or performs the following:
    • Cleaning (sweeps, mops, waxes) floors; cleaning carpet, upholstery and furniture
    • Washing of windows, screens, sills, woodwork, doors, desks, walls, and ceilings.
    • Cleaning/sanitizing of rest rooms; collection and disposal of waste
    • Opens and secures building and rooms to ensure timely program operations and the safety of scholars and staff
    • Set-up, take down or move equipment and furniture for classes, meetings, and events
    • Keeping outside premises in an orderly condition, including routine landscaping and lawn care.
    • Routine maintenance and minor repairs to the building and building systems; routine carpentry work.
  • Performs related work as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in custodial, building maintenance, or general labor.
  • Demonstrated skill in the operation of hand tools and custodial and maintenance equipment
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use
  • Experience in supervision or leading a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in carpentry, electrical wiring, HVAC and/or plumbing systems
  • Experience working in schools

The Genesis Commitment to Staff

Staff members are highly valued for the support they provide to the overall mission and the instructional program. We view staff as professionals who are fully capable of independent action. Genesis commits to a collaborative process for developing individualized support and coaching plans.  We prioritize respectful scholar-peer and scholar-staff interaction.