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UTSC - Full Time Groundskeeper/Custodian

$11.44 Per/Hour

40 Hours Per Week

Medical Benefits

260 Days


If interested please send a letter of interest and application to:

Mr. John Hunter, Superintendent

Union Township School Corporation 

599 W. 300 N. 

Valparaiso, IN  46383


Application available online at:

  • www.union.k12.in.us
  • Employment
  • Non-Certified Application




 1.      Knowledge of: Basic cleaning methods, procedures, and techniques;Cleaning materials, supplies, and equipment;Safe working methods and procedures. 


2.      Ability to:Perform light to moderate manual activities;Efficiently and effectively use cleaning materials, supplies, and quipment;Understand and carry out oral and written directions;Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. 


3.      Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying.   A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be:


         A.     Experience:


      Experience involved with the care and cleaning of buildings and facilities.


         B.     Education:


      Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. 


4.      PHYSICAL DEMANDS          The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.


a)      Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 30 to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. 


b)      This type of work may involve ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, and ramps to a height of 10 feet, and will involve walking or standing for extended periods. 


c)      Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate light equipment and use hand tools, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job. 


d)     Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may occasionally be experienced. 


Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job. 


CLASSIFICATION:           This position is classified as a temporary, part time position and is subject to the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the Board of School Trustees. Pay is hourly based on the Field House Aide/Groundskeeper schedule. 


REPORTS TO:         Building Principal or Designee 


JOB GOAL:              Under supervision, to maintain the field house and adjoining areas in a clean, orderly, and secure manner following a predetermined schedule; to assist with lawn care and trimming; and to do other related work as required.






1.            Sweep and mop floors.

2.            Vacuum rugs and carpets.


3.            Dust, wash, and polish furniture and woodwork.


4.            Empty and clean waste receptacles, including trash barrels.


5.            Cleans restrooms, locker rooms, and showers.


6.            Wash windows and walls, polish metalwork and clean chalkboards.


7.            Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in preparing rooms for special events or meetings.


8.            Cleans window coverings, such as drapes and blinds.


9.            Picks up paper and other debris from school grounds, walk areas, and the areas adjacent to the school facilities.


10.        Sweeps concrete surfaces adjacent to the school buildings.


11.        Performs emergency cleanup service resulting from breakage, vandalism, spilling, and illness.


12.        May raise and lower flags, and lock and unlock gates and doors, and set security systems.


13.        Assists in receiving and distributing supplies and equipment.


14.        Performs minor maintenance tasks in keeping assigned areas safe and operational.


15.        Performs routine ground maintenance functions.


16.        Assists with mowing of fields and grounds.


17.        Assists with landscape maintenance.


18.        Assists with the organization of the field house.


19.        Issue ID’s and register patrons.


20.        Assists in reporting and preventing facility vandalism.


21.        Performs other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.


22.        Assist with snow removal.





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