Monett R-I School District

Monett R-1 School District Substitute Custodian - 2020/2021 (1455)

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Job Details

TitleMonett R-1 School District Substitute Custodian - 2020/2021
Posting ID1455

The Monett R-1 School District is seeking qualified applicants for substitute custodians to fill in as needed during a day shift or evening shift. Candidates need to have flexible availability with hours varying from a few days a month to possible long-term.

Qualified candidates are responsible for maintaining a clean/sanitized learning environment while regularly working indoors and occasionally working outdoors. Three (3) to five (5) years related experience is preferred. Candidate will report to the Custodial Department Manager. 


General Expectations: 

  • Supports the mission of Monett R-1 School District.
  • Supports the value of education.
  • Complies with the privacy rights of students.
  • Safeguards confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Communicates effectively with all members of the school district and community.
  • Provides excellence in customer service both internally and externally.
  • Reacts to change productively.
  • Keeps abreast of new information, innovative ideas, and techniques
  • Maintains accurate records and filing systems for accountability and audit purposes
  • Ensures that all activities conform to district and state guidelines


Essential Functions

  • Dust, sweep, and/or mop floors as necessary.
  • Wash windows and clean window sills.
  • Scrub, strip, wax floors as scheduled.
  • Clean and sanitize restroom fixtures, hardware, tile, mirrors, partitions, floors, etc.
  • Replace restroom supplies as needed.
  • Set up tables, chairs, etc. for school meetings, games, dances, and other events.
  • Report any damage to school property and report maintenance needs.
  • Replace light bulbs and fluorescent tubes as needed.
  • Follow established schedule.
  • Load and unload supplies and equipment.
  • Complete minor repair work as needed.
  • Sweep exterior walkways and remove snow as directed.
  • Relieve, assist, or fill in temporarily on other jobs as assigned by manager.
  • Know locations, proper care, and use of all firefighting equipment.
  • Maintain security of the classroom and buildings.
  • Check to make sure all doors are locked, windows are locked, and check buildings for fire hazards.
  • Assist with routine maintenance during summer months.
  • Report any trouble or problems relating to the heating or cooling systems immediately.
  • Clean all tools, supplies, and equipment after each use and store in their property place.
  • Secure the building at end of shift.
  • Perform light maintenance duties according to capabilities or as directed.
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally lift, push or pull over 60 pounds
  • Lift, push, pull, and otherwise handle equipment and tools
  • Frequently squat or kneel to the ground
  • Frequently bend and twist while operating tools and equipment
  • Frequently walk up and down stairs
  • Frequently climb and descend ladders
  • Frequently use repetitive arm, wrist, and hand movements
  • Use close, distance, and peripheral vision as well as depth perception



Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.


The work conditions and environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Conditions and Environment

Environment is that of a typical school setting.  The individual who holds this position must:

  • Frequently work in temperatures below 32 degrees and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Occasionally work in rain, sleet, and ice and drive on slippery conditions
  • Often work in an area with a high noise level including engine noise and the sound of many children speaking, a raised voice may be necessary


Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


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Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/23/2019