Norfolk Public School District (learn more)

Norfolk, VA (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3225806
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: February 1, 2020

Job Description

Full-Time; Non-Exempt; 8 Hours/Day; 252 Days/Year; 12 Months/Year; Grade: BB


General Responsibilities

This position is responsible for light to moderate, and heavy cleaning and custodial work during an assigned shift; to include janitorial and minor maintenance on HVAC units. This job also requires moving furniture which may include loading and unloading trucks as needed.

Education and Experience

Requires a high school diploma and one (2) years of related custodial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Essential Job Functions


  • Responsible for sweeping, mopping, polishing and stripping floors.
  • Cleans restrooms and replaces toilet paper and soap.
  • Responsible for washing and polishing furniture.
  • Cleans the kitchen area and boiler room.
  • Cleans exterior and interior windows, blinds, fixtures, walls, and other furnishings.
  • Responsible for routine and preventative maintenance of major equipment in a school building.
  • Responsible for repairing and cleaning the boiler and fire tubes at regular intervals.
  • Checks air-conditioning and heating equipment for proper operation maintenance; to include changing and cleaning filters.
  • Repairs defective flush-valves, light switches, door locks, performs routine painting, replaces light bulbs and window panes as required.
  • Responsible for trimming hedges and small trees; cleans and maintains trails;
  • Responsible for debris removal.
  • Picks up paper and debris in the building and on the grounds, and transports and empties large trash containers into outdoor units, sweeps sidewalks.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Responsible for moving furniture, equipment, boxed textbooks, and other supplies.
  • Assists with loading and unloading trucks.
  • Monitors and stocks the supply room; to include delivering packages.
  • Locks and unlocks doors, checks the security of buildings and grounds, activates the alarm system, lowers flags.
  • Participates in snow removal.
  • Work is performed under the direct and general supervision of the Building Supervisor and Senior Custodian.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Support Staff > Custodian
  • Contact Information

    • Amanda Schilling
    • 800 E. City Hall Ave
    • Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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