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Custodian - Maintenance

Telamon Corporation
Decatur, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Description

Telamon is an eleven-state, non-profit corporation headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina serving communities for 55 years. Telamon's mission is to provide educational services that lead to better jobs, better lives, and better communities.  Telamon provides programs and services in three areas, Early Childhood and Family Support, Workforce Career Services, and Housing & Financial Empowerment. 

Job Description

Maintains the center and grounds in such a way to ensure every child and family who enters our facilities has a clean, safe and sanitary environment that supports their educational growth and development. Promotes safety practices and works with supervisor to maintain building systems.

1.Performs general cleaning of the Center to include floors, bathrooms, and fixtures.

2.Sanitizes required areas.

3.Follows daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules including, but not limited to, the classrooms, kitchen, office areas, bathrooms, storage areas and entrances.

4.Performs regular safety checks of the facility and grounds to ensure a safe environment.Monitor building security and safety to ensure hazards are not created.

5.Empties trash containers.

6.Replenishes items needed in bathrooms and classrooms.

7.Maintains inventory of custodial supplies and other items as directed by the supervisor.

8.Follows a general maintenance schedule to ensuring all maintenance is performed to maximize the efficiency of the facility.

9.Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to keep in good repair and identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

10.May perform outside work such as lawn maintenance, landscaping and snow removal.

11.Perform general maintenance work to include painting, cleaning equipment, basic plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, electrical and equipment repair.

12.Perform minor repairs.Move and assemble furniture.

13.Strips, waxes and buffs floors.14.May assist in the coordination of building projects and renovations.

15.Monitor building operating systems and notify supervisor concerning the need for routine maintenance or major repairs. Works with supervisor to secure maintenance contracts.

16.Work with center supervisor to ensure building inspections are conducted.

17.May perform deliveries.

18.May perform shipping and receiving duties.

19.Protects the safety of children by implementing active supervision techniques to ensure no child is left alone or unsupervised at any time.

20.The person in this position must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

21.Assist in the mobilization and documentation of matching-in-kind funds.

22.Fills in on a temporary basis for facility staff when the staff member needs to leave the classroom for a short duration.

23.Participates in staff meetings, committees and training sessions.

24.Assists with parent engagement

25.Perform all other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

26.Works in cooperation with supervisor to develop and document progress on professional development plan. Actively engages in professional development activities in accordance with Corporation’s Core Values.


This position has no direct supervisory duties but is expected to train or explain work procedures to others.


Education and Experience Requirements:

•No formal education is required but must be able to follow standard practices and instructions, keep routine records and communicate with staff, parents and children.

•High school diploma or G.E.D. is recommended.

•Must be able to get certification for CPR and First Aid after hire and recertify as required.

•Four years general maintenance and/or custodial experience.


Skills and Abilities:

•Microsoft Office products

Additional Information

•Standing for long periods as well as stooping, squatting, lifting, carrying, pushing and climbing.

•The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time.

•Lifting up to 55 pounds

•Moving through the Center and classrooms.

•Occasional exposure to adverse weather conditions

•Exposure to blood, other bodily fluids, cleaning chemicals and dirt.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Telamon Corporation


Decatur, MI


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