K-12 School Jobs
Job Description Summary: “Janitorial Technician” is a full time ministry role requiring 30 - 40 work hrs per week. Daily responsibilities include maintaining a 20,000 sq/ft school building, office building, and supporting structures. The ideal candidate must believe in the mission of helping children who are at risk, be able to multitask, supervise student workers, and ensure quality, care, and stewardship of resources.
Minimum Qualifications: The qualifications listed below are required in order for an applicant to be considered for the role of Janitorial Technician.
Education and /or Experience:High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
Faith Beliefs: Demonstrate Christian faith and practice, agreeing with and abiding by the Cookson Hills Statement of Faith and Lifestyle Agreement provided on the employment application.
Computer Skills:Knowledge of Internet software, specifically the Google Apps suite including Docs, Sheets, and Calendar, etc. Ability to utilize email as a reliable form of communication.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts typically associated with figuring materials costs, calculating water volumes, and the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
Driving Skills: Valid driver's license in good standing with willingness and ability to safely transport children.
Work Environment: The work environment is representative of what an employee typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job; i.e. various locations for cleaning and setting up events ( school building, office buildings, outdoor settings, staff homes, residential childcare homes, etc.).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and other duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Janitorial Services: Serves the entire multi-home/building site by providing janitorial services to the Cookson Hills school, gymnasium, Admin offices, vacant properties, and as directed by the Manager of Maintenance and Grounds. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Daily cleaning tasks include, but are not limited to; sweeping floors and walkways, cleaning and sanitizing classrooms, bathrooms and other areas as needed, taking out trash, and cleaning windows,
Scheduled deep cleanings include, but are not limited to; stripping, waxing, buffing, and scrubbing floors, cleaning desks, walls, lights, display cases, conference rooms and equipment,
Set up and break down for special events in school and gymnasium facilities as scheduled includes chairs, floor coverings, extra cleaning measures, etc.,
Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Maintenance & Grounds.
Responsible for supervising and working with a team of student workers
May be asked to assist in preventative maintenance
Competencies: These competencies, characteristics and aptitudes are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.
Adaptability: Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Meets and honors commitments; Uses time efficiently.
Dependability: Completes tasks on time or notifies others with an alternate plan; Able to work independently and use time efficiently.
Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity; Upholds organizational values.
Initiative: Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Interpersonal Skills: Uses a team-oriented approach to problem-solving; Regulates own emotions well; Growth-minded and teachable; Looks for strengths in others and uses frequent positive speech; Ability to be fair, discerning, and honest in all relationships.
Judgment: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Language Skills: Demonstrates good communication skills with the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, instruction manuals, technical manuals, health care standards, technical procedures, or governmental regulations, short correspondence, and memos; Ability to write simple correspondence.
Leadership: Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Accepts feedback from others; Gives recognition to others.
Managing People: Makes self available to other staff; Aids in the development of student workers’ skills and encourages growth; Supervises in a manner consistent with Cookson Hills policies.
Organizational Skills: Submits required documentation in a timely manner; Ability to maintain financial records.
Organizational (Cookson Hills) Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Improves processes and services.
Physical Demands: Physically fit and active; Regularly required to walk, talk, hear, lift and/or move up to 60 pounds; Able to be on feet for long periods of time; Utilizes vision capabilities for driving, cleaning, and paperwork.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Able to use process checklists and compliance checklists to accomplish tasks; Solves basic process problems and develop procedures to accomplish repetitive tasks.
Professionalism: Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Reasoning Ability:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out responsibilities; Ability to assess issues, accounting for multiple variables and possible implications, providing rational solutions to problems; Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Safely operates cleaning equipment; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly, including bleach and other disinfecting cleansers.
Staff Support: Makes self available to other staff; Aids in the development of others’ skills and encourages growth.
Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Benefits of Janitorial Technician Employment: In addition to rewarding service and fulfilling ministry opportunities, Cookson Hills provides employees with a competitive compensation package.
Cash Compensation: Paycheck reflecting wage/hours worked is paid on a bi-weekly basis.
Housing/Utilities: *optional for this role* Employees contribute toward the cost of housing/utilities at a fraction of the value of the benefit. Details provided in compensation offer overview.
Paid Sick Leave: Awarded upon 6-month anniversary of hire date, and each 1-year anniversary thereafter, at a rate described in employee policy manual.
Paid Personal Time Off: Awarded upon 6-month anniversary of hire date, and each 1-year anniversary thereafter, at a rate described in employee policy manual.
Paid Holidays: Janitorial Technicians are paid for 10 holidays throughout the calendar year, at a rate described in employee policy manual.
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance: Employees contribute to the monthly premiums for this coverage. Details provided in compensation offer overview.
Retirement Savings Incentive: Available upon 1-year anniversary of hire date, at a rate described in employee policy manual.
Private Christian School Tuition: 100% tuition scholarship provided for staff children in K-12th grades.
Since 1957, Cookson Hills has provided home, school, and therapy for kids who are at-risk. We are a children’s home in Northeast Oklahoma, serving kids ages 5-17 who want to write a better story for their lives and have experienced challenges with family life, homelessness, poor peer relationships, abuse, or neglect. Compelled by the love of Christ, our team works together to fulfill our vision – to raise up healthy individuals who are empowered to positively impact future generations.
It’s not fool-proof. It’s difficult. And, it’s worth it.