Night Custodian


8 hours per day/Mon-Fri/260 days


Wage range based on 2020-21 wage schedule. 2021-22 Wage Schedule to be determined.


Postition serves Molalla High School


 JOB GOAL: To provide the students with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place in which to learn, play, and develop. To perform routine cleaning work in school buildings according to schedule provided by Head Custodian or Maintenance Supervisor/Administrator.


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to execute each requirement satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed for the position.

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent as required by OAR 581-37-030, Oregon Department of Education (some experience in school custodial work preferred)
  2. 18 years of age or older
  3. Ability to work harmoniously with others and to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with students, parents, and teachers
  4. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  5. Ability to make minor repairs
  6. Ability to use cleaning materials and equipment with skill, efficiency, and safety
  7. Knowledge of cleansing methods and the use, care and safety of cleaning materials and equipment
  8. Knowledge of requirements for maintaining school buildings in a safe, clean, and orderly condition
  9. Knowledge of the operation of a heating plant and equipment
  10. Familiar with handling and disposal of hazardous materials
  11. Perform physical requirements which may include:

     12.  Custodian- Ability to work primarily during the daytime hours

     13.  Night Custodian- Ability to work primarily during the evening hours when school is in session and change to daytime hours at other times of the year


     14.  Such alternative to the above requirements as the School Board or the Administration may deem appropriate and acceptable.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may also be assigned.

  1. Clean areas of the school as assigned (i.e., classrooms, halls, offices, rest rooms, cafeteria, kitchen, gymnasium, etc.), vacuum, mop, buff floors, wash windows, clean chalk/white boards, dust, paint, replace light bulbs, make minor repairs, etc.
  2. Sweep walks and entrances, and pick up debris on the grounds, clean drains, gutters, and roofs
  3. Wash, scrub, disinfect rest rooms daily, and clean all sanitary fixtures, door panels, and drinking fountains daily
  4. Clean up spills, pick up trash, respond to special requests for custodial services from faculty members with supervisor approval
  5. Set up, take down, and move furniture, shelving and partitions as assigned
  6. Report safety, sanitary, and fire hazards to the proper authority
  7. Perform routine groundskeeping duties as grass cutting, tree and shrub trimming to maintain the school grounds in a safe and attractive condition
  8. Clean and polish any metal works such as hand railings
  9. Be responsible for locking doors and windows, turning out lights and securing building as assigned
  10. Requisition custodial supplies and equipment as directed, assist in maintaining an inventory of supplies and equipment
  11. Check daily to ensure that all exit doors are open and all panic bars are working properly during the hours of building occupancy
  12. Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality when dealing with student and staff information
  13. Assist in greeting and directing visitors to the appropriate person and location
  14. Participate in complete cleaning and routine maintenance of buildings during the summer and winter breaks
  15. Participate in inservice programs as assigned
  16. Perform such other tasks (which may require knowledge of other job descriptions) as may seem to be appropriate to the Board or Administration.


  1. Possess and maintain a valid First Aid card if required
  2. Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance
  3. Valid Oregon Driver's License (preferred)
  4. Molalla River School District requires all staff to be fully vaccinated effective October 18, 2021 unless a religious or medical exception is approved.  New employees must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the time of hire. (Please contact Human Resources if you need more information regarding the approval of exceptions).