Child and Youth Program Custodian, NA-3566-02
Child and Youth Program Custodian, NA-3566-02
(Child and Youth Program Custodian)
PD# CYP 13-39
The purpose of the Child and Youth Program Custodian position is to provide a variety of semiskilled labor and cleaning tasks for the CYP facilities to include: Child Development Centers (CDCs), School Age Care (SAC) programs, Youth Programs, Child Development Home (CDH) offices and lending library/ies.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
All custodial and housekeeping services will be performed according to the established specifications. Child and youth routines will not be disturbed by custodial activities. Some of the daily cleaning services will take place when programs are not in operation and children and youth are not present. The CYP custodian has responsibilities related to cleaning and to the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies. These tasks are summarized below.
Sweeps, mops, strips, scrubs, waxes, polishes floors and cleans carpets.
Wipes mirrors, metal doorplates, bathroom and kitchen fixtures, and all metal fittings.
Cleans showcases, entrance doors, activity spaces/classrooms, doorframes and switches, paper towel dispensers, and other surfaces as required.
Cleans glass partitions, inside and outside windows, and uses stepladders and extension ladders to change light bulbs, replace blinds, and wash walls.
Dusts, waxes and polishes furniture. Dusting furniture, equipment, and surfaces will not be done within the reach of children.
Empties and washes trashcans.
Inspects grounds, including removing trash and debris, and notifies supervisor of safety hazards.
Maintains restrooms in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition.
Cleans, disinfects and deodorizes lavatories. Replaces deodorizers, toilet tissues, hand towels, and soap. Reports water leaks, clogged drains and other conditions requiring repairs to supervisor.
Sweeps sidewalks and parking lots.
Use and Maintenance of Equipment and Supplies
Operates powered cleaning equipment, cleans and oils equipment, and changes brushed and accessories.
Maintains cleaning supplies and advises supervisor when supplies are needed or when equipment needs repairs or replacement. All custodial equipment, supplies and materials will be approved by the health consultant or safety officer.
Ensures that hallways, stairways, entrances, and doorways are not obstructed by any cleaning or maintenance operations or storage of equipment and materials.
Stores custodial supplies and equipment properly in locked cabinets or closets away from child and youth activity rooms.
Loads and unloads merchandise, equipment and supplies.
May be required (less than 10% of the time) to deliver merchandise, equipment and supplies to other locations.
May be required to move, set-up and/or rearrange furniture, as well as, set-up and break-down for special events.
Responsible for complying with security, fire and sanitation rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.
Serves as a mandatory reporter to Family Advocacy and Child
Protective Services as prescribed by local policy in the case of suspected incidences of child abuse and neglect.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Factor 1. Knowledge Required
Knowledge of a variety of chemical and cleaning agents.
Skill to use a variety of household and industrial equipment and attachments.
Skill to operate, clean, and make adjustments to powered cleaning equipment.
Physical ability to move furniture, lift and move objects over 50 1bs, walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skill.
Factor 2. Supervisory Controls
The incumbent works under the general supervision of the assigned CYP Director. Supervisor assigns work and gives specific instructions for each new task. However, incumbent must be able to perform all cleaning duties without direct supervision. Work is reviewed periodically to ensure compliance with instructions, policies, and regulations. Incumbent is responsible for complying with proper procedures, methods, and dress wand hygiene codes. Incumbent must be flexible and able to adapt to changes in work assignments.
Factor 3. Personal Contacts
Interacts with all staff assigned to the CY, as well as representatives from other agencies such as Preventative Medicine, Fire, and Safety. Incumbent will be in contact with children 6 weeks through 18 years of age.
Factor 4. Physical Demands
Moderately heavy physical effort is used occasionally in moving, setting up, and working from ladders. Use of heavy powered cleaning equipment (e.g., wall washers, industrial-type buffers) is occasionally required. Uses vacuum cleaners, dry mops, light weight powered scrubbers and buffers. Work involves standing, bending, stooping, and reaching, frequently lifting and emptying wastebaskets, and occasionally lifting and moving objects weighing over 50 pounds (e.g., scrap and trash cans, crates, parts). Occasionally, may be required to deliver merchandise equipment and supplies to other CYP sites.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position is subject to special inoculation and immunization requirements as a condition of employment for working with children. Employee is required to obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases in accordance with recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization
Practices (ACIP), which includes the influenza vaccine.
Must pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization and be free from communicable disease.
Satisfactorily complete all background checks in accordance with
PL 101-647 to include National Agency Check with Written
Must satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates and maintain certifications or credentials required by federal, state or National Accreditation institutions utilized as part of DOD’s Child and Youth Programs.
Minimum 18 years of age.
High School Diploma or equivalent.