Denver Public Schools

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at Denver Public Schools

Posted: 9/26/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 24338
Keywords: manager

Job Description




245 work days

Schedule: Monday-Friday 5:30am-2:00pm

Starting Salary: $19.35 per hour


Essential Functions and Objectives:


Manages the maintenance staff at assigned facility (e.g., custodial, grounds, pool) to keep the facility building systems (e.g., structural, electrical, HVAC) operational, with consideration to staff and student security and safety.


Opens facility, checking work orders, evaluating grounds and considering safety guidelines and policies.

Supervises/Manages the custodial activities of assigned facility according to appearance standards after use.

Manages and performs maintenance activities of facility grounds (e.g., trims landscaping, mows grass, removes snow and ice, athletic field irrigation) and housekeeping activities (e.g., the positive appearance of facility, graffiti).

Communicates and coordinates with Facility Maintenance other District departments (e.g., DoTs for alarms) for major repairs that cannot be completed by assigned FM or facility maintenance staff (e.g., elevator, HVAC repairs, major plumbing, electrical), and submits requisitions (e.g., EMPAC).

Troubleshoots and performs minor repair and maintenance on building systems (e.g., electrical, plumbing, structural, pool), building furniture and fixtures.

Troubleshoots and performs daily maintenance on facility HVAC systems, checking function and safety; and documenting system modifications.

Monitors safety and security of building and grounds, securing doors and windows, conducting monthly fire drills, ensuring facility meets fire code, and coordinating with fire department for inspections.

Leads, supervises, coordinates and trains facility staff, conducts performance evaluations, and makes employee personnel recommendations (e.g., promotions, transfers, discipline) to area supervisor.

Responds to facility emergencies on a 24 hour 7 days a week schedule.

Schedules and delegates to assigned staff based on maintenance schedule and work priority.

Maintains working order of facility tools, vacuums, floor maintenance equipment.

Site specific Essential Functions:

Receives weekly supply orders and shipments (e.g., paper, books, facility supplies) and verifies accuracy of order and distributes to classroom.       

Conducts facility fire alarm drills according to site manager schedule.

Supervises/Manages the custodial activities of assigned facility according to appearance standards after use.

Perform other duties as requested.


Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:


Automated building systems experience may be required depending on assignment.

Pool operation, maintenance and repair experience may be required depending on assignment.

Successful completion of District specific training required for all levels.

Completion of District specific training required for progression.

Position is part of a collective bargaining group Facility Manager’s Association

Knowledge of basic HVAC maintenance, trouble shoot, repair.

Knowledge of basic electrical wiring, knowledge of voltage and wattage

Basic to intermediate knowledge of plumbing troubleshooting, maintenance and repair (e.g.,  repairing urinal, toilets, drain work, unclogging)

Advanced knowledge of custodial knowledge (e.g., stripping, waxing, sealing wood floors).

Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and procedures, and MSDS sheets for cleaning supply and chemical use.

Knowledge of automated building systems may be required depending on assignment (e.g., IBAS).

Knowledge of pool operation, maintenance and repair may be required depending on assignment

Ability to work effectively as team member.

Ability to work with diverse student population and community.

Ability to multi-task and complete work with frequent interruptions.

Ability to communicate clearly in both written and oral formats.


Education Requirements:


High School diploma or equivalent.


Other information:

The Custodial Operations Division is an essential component in supporting the educational mission of DPS. Our team provides the essential elements necessary to maintain a safe, clean, and functional environment for every student, staff, and community member. We demonstrate and seek a wide variety of skilled individuals with leadership, organizational, problem solving, mechanical, and detail orientated characteristics. The potential for career advancement within our division is ample; we provide and support training in all aspects of operations. Custodial Operation’s strives to develop our employees to become next generation managers and leaders. Join our team and become a member of a respected support division which prides itself in quality and commitment.:


About Denver Public Schools:


Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.  


Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at  


Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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