Custodian II

FPS is hiring! Immediate Opening! The FPS Facilities Management crew works hard to keep our building operations running smoothly for our students, staff, and guests. We’re looking for someone to join our Custodial team! Feel good about what you do and apply today at

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Applications accepted until position is filled.




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DEPARTMENT: Maintenance and Custodial


JOB TITLE: Custodian II 



Education Level:

  • High School Diploma or GED or any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the proper knowledge, skills and abilities.


  • None required

  • First Aid/CPR certification desired

Experience Desired:

  • Some experience in custodial work is preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Some knowledge of the materials, methods, equipment and procedures used in cleaning operations

  • Ability to operate vacuum cleaners, buffers and other janitorial equipment

  • Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to building fixtures and equipment

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to read, understand and follow manuals and instruction materials for cleaning and maintenance equipment

  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and co-workers

  • Ability to perform heavy manual work


REPORTS TO: Building Administrator and Director of Facilities


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions of each employee’s position includes (1) regular, dependable in-person attendance on the job; (2) the ability to perform the identified tasks and to possess and utilize the identified knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the identified work activities; and (3) the ability to perform the physical requirements of their specific job description.



  • Work includes responsibility for cleaning  and performing minor maintenance of an assigned elementary school building and associated facilities and grounds. Employees of this class perform assigned responsibilities independently following established routines; however, specific instructions are received on unusual jobs. Work also involves the frequent moving or lifting of heavy furniture and equipment. Work is inspected in process or upon completion for adherence to instructions and work standards.




  • Sweep, vacuum, wax, mop and buff floors plus dust and clean offices, classrooms, cafeteria, gym, and other rooms.

  • Collect and remove trash

  • Wash walls and windows

  • Clean restrooms and replenish supplies; unclog sink and toilets and report need for more major repairs

  • Perform minor maintenance on the building, change light bulbs, tubes, and ballasts; repair lockers, doors, windows and fixtures; paint interior and exterior of building

  • Move furniture and equipment, set up classroom and gym, and take down and store equipment

  • Maintain building grounds; remove snow and ice from walkways, clear leaves and trash from grounds, and cut and trim grass

  • Unlock and lock building according to established policies and schedules

  • Check and replace filters, and may monitor and adjust heating and ventilation equipment

  • Pickup and deliver supplies as needed

  • May direct and supervise the work of the Elementary Building Custodian I

  • Ability to lift and carry approximately 55 lbs

  • Perform related work as required



NEVER (0%)


FREQUENT (33-66%)


A. Standing


B. Walking


C. Sitting


D. Bending/Stooping


E. Reaching/Pulling/Pushing


F. Climbing


G. Driving


H. Lifting: 55 lbs from floor to waist and 30 lbs from waist to shoulder, # max

I. Carrying: 1-100 ft.

J. Manual Dexterity Tasks

Fingering 33-66%

Grasping 33-66%

Specify (manual dexterity tasks): Ability to use all tools and janitorial equipment (i.e. vacuum cleaner, buffer, etc.).


OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory): Visual and auditory acuity for work functions and human relations skills



Inside-Outside-Both: Both

Climatic Environment: Work environment is primarily in a heated/air-conditioned building, however some buildings are not air-conditioned. Outside elements are subject to weather conditions.


Hazards:  Communicable diseases, classrooms, buildings, playground, janitorial equipment and supplies. 

Zone 6



Additional Information

Starting pay rate is $13.41 – $14.78 per hour depending on experience. Benefits include paid health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, paid life insurance, and many voluntary benefit options. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

Contact Information

Fremont Public Schools
130 E. 9th St.
Fremont, NE 68025

Kate Baker
(p) (402) 727-3016

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply online at Click on Employment and follow application instructions.