Dare County Schools

Part-Time Custodian I School-Based (232)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitlePart-Time Custodian I School-Based
Posting ID232

Dare County Schools 

Part-Time Custodian

Salary:   State Salary Schedule

Reports to:     Principal

(w/ guidance from Director of Facilities)



  • High School Graduation or its equivalent  
  • General knowledge and experience of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and the ability to use them economically and efficiently  
  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Performs responsible unskilled work in the care and cleaning of school facilities
  • Performs a variety of general and light groundskeeping work in the care and maintenance of assigned buildings and facilities 
  • Sweeps, mops, vacuums, strips, waxes, and buffs floor surfaces 
  • Cleans and disinfects restroom areas and replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary 
  • Cleans windows, walls, woodwork, blinds, heating/air vents and light fixtures 
  • Dusts and cleans desks and other furniture 
  • Empties trash receptacles; gathers and disposes of refuse in on-site dumpsters 
  • Sweeps sidewalks and walkways outside of buildings; polices grounds, picks up debris, applies de-icing compounds to walkways as necessary 
  • Cleans and sanitizes waste baskets 
  • Cleans and sanitizes water fountains 
  • Raises and lowers flags, as needed 
  • Maintains inventory; requisitions and picks up cleaning supplies, as needed 
  • Opens buildings at start of workday; securely locks down facility at end of day 
  • Washes windows on both the inside and outside 
  • Arranges furniture, tables and chairs for meetings and other events 
  • Mows and trims grass on campus grounds 
  • Trims shrubbery, trees, etc. 
  • Rakes and removes leaves as necessary 
  • Makes minor building repairs, as able 
  • Reports major repairs needed and any damage to school property to principal
  • Responds to after hour emergencies and works over as needed 
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Work in this classification is considered medium physical work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally and up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  


Must be able to:  

  • walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel and crouch  
  • work in various inside and outside environments being subjected to weather changes, noise, vibrations, job hazards and atmospheric conditions 
  • use visual acuity required for depth perception and color perception  
  • visually inspect small defects and/or small parts 
  • use a variety of measuring devices  
  • assemble or fabricate parts at or within arm’s length  
  • operate machines, motor vehicles, hand tools, and job specific equipment and tools  
  • determine the accuracy and thoroughness of work 
  •  observe general surroundings and activities  
  • hear sufficiently to accurately perceive information at normally spoken word levels 
  •  use communication by means of spoken word to express or exchange ideas  
  • safely work in situations of exposure to bloodborne pathogens which may require specialized personal protective equipment
Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationCape Hatteras Elementary School

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/25/2023