Part Time Custodian, Yankton School District 63-3
Part Time Custodian

Job ID:

Region 3 - James River Valley

January 26, 2024

Contact Information:
Yankton School District 63-3
2410 West City Limits Road, PO Box 738
Yankton, SD 57078
District Website

Human Resources
Phone: 605-665-3998
District Email

Job Description:

Title: Custodian Level One


Job Description: A semi-skilled housekeeper who works under the supervision of a head custodian and has the ability to follow instructions and learn cleaning materials and methods and then apply these skills to routine cleaning of all areas of a building.





A. Education Level: Less than high school education or equivalent combination of education and experience.


B. Experience Desired: Up to one month related experience or training


C. Physical Requirements: Good physical health including ability to lift 75 pounds, climb to high and difficult places and work at those places. Constant hand-eye and mind-eye coordination, standing and walking. Repetitive motion with wrists, hands and fingers. Frequent bending, carrying, hearing, lifting, pushing and stooping. Occasional climbing, crawling and reaching.


D. Other Requirements: None



Essential Functions and Duties:


1. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums classrooms, hallways, stairs and office space.


2. Empties school trash and garbage containers.


3. Maintains building, performing minor and routine painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other related maintenance activities.


4. Notifies management concerning the need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment.


5. Cleans snow and debris from sidewalk.

6. Other duties as assigned. 


Reports To: Head Custodian


Receives Guidance From: Building Principal, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds



Working Conditions: 


A. Both Indoor and Outdoor


B. Climatic Environment and Hazards: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.