Omaha Public Schools
Job Title: TEMPORARY CUSTODIAL AIDE – SUMMER 2021 Location: As Assigned by OPS Administration Reports To: Director of School Operations Work Schedule/FLSA Status: This is a part-time (29 hours per week), temporary, non-exempt position to begin June 1, 2021 and to end no later than August 6, 2021. Position Purpose: Primary purpose is to assist OPS custodial staff in keeping school buildings in clean and orderly condition performing any combination of following duties: sweep, mop, scrub (operates scrubbers), clean hallways, cafeteria, kitchen and school rooms, empty trash and garbage containers, maintain building, replace air-conditioner filters, clean debris from sidewalk, mow lawn and sports fields, trim shrubbery, and cultivate flowers. Essential Performance Responsibilities
Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Equipment: This position may require the ability to use hand tools (hammers, screw drivers, pliers, wrenches, and sockets), power tools (impacts and drills), weed eater, leaf blower, washing machine, carpet machine and other basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with OPS’s guidelines for equipment use. Travel: Travel is not required. Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
Physical Demand Classifications: -Rarely 1-5% of the time, in an 8 hour day -Occasionally 6-33% of the time, in an 8 hour day -Frequently 34-66% of the time, in an 8 hour day -Continuously 67-100% of the time, in an 8 hour day Essential Functions: STANDING: (Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position without walking). Occasional: Monitoring trash cans during lunch periods; working on ladders changing light bulb and cleaning vents. WALKING: – (Moving about on foot requires 3 consecutive steps to be considered walking) Frequent: Operating: the floor scrubber, push mower, carpet machine, weed eater, leaf blower. Accessing different areas of the building and campus (machine shed). Walks on various terrains, during all weather conditions. SITTING: (Remaining in a seated position with hips and knees bent to some extent and buttocks resting on a surface) Rarely-Occasional: Operating the large mower-mowing large field, using the computer to check emails. LIFTING: (Raising or lowering an object from one level to another.) Occasional: Performing cleaning and maintenance tasks. The rate will vary depending upon the specific work area. Some examples include: Daily – Bags of trash 12-40 lb. from 37″ (top of bag) to ~50″ (dumpster). Rate will vary Daily – Lifting (folding) cafeteria tables 55 lb. of upward force at 17″-~50″; 38 tables but two individuals available. Rarely- Bags of Calcium Chloride (salt) 50 lb. from pallet to spreader Rarely- Ladders: 16′ Werner Ladder Model .5 lb.; 12′ Werner Ladder Model lb. CARRYING: (Transporting an object over a distance through walking) Occasional: Moving equipment; tools and materials. (see examples of weight above) PUSHING/PULLING: (Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the Force) Occasional: Operating the floor scrubber – initial force 25-30 lb.; sustained force ~25 lb. – hand height ~42-44″ distance will vary but up to several hundred feet. Pulling out bleachers with tool with hook (2 person) waist height. Force will vary. CLIMBING: (To Ascend or Descend apparatus or structures) Occasional: To access lighting with ladder; to access boiler room via 10 steps; accessing the portable classrooms via ramps. Scaffolding is available for use when performing prolonged cleaning of ceiling. Accessing the swimming pool via vertical ladder when cleaning and repairing the pool. Climbing bleachers in the gym area. BALANCE: (Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling) Frequent: Working on uneven terrain; various weather conditions; up/down ladders; up/down stairs; performing overhead tasks. STOOPING: (Bending the body downward and forward from a standing position by bending the spine at the hips and/or waist) Occasional: Cleaning lower aspect of walls; accessing floor level when cleaning. KNEELING: (Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on one or both knees) Occasional: Working at floor level cleaning gum and other materials from the floor. CROUCHING: (Bending the body downward and forward by bending legs at the hips and knees with simultaneous forward bending of the spine) Occasional: Working at floor level REACHING: (Extending arms and hands away from the body in any direction. Shoulder angle must be least 45 degrees from the body to be considered reaching) Frequent: Forward – Using tools; operating equipment (scrubber; carpet cleaning) Occasional: Overhead – Cleaning air vents; accessing light bulbs; inspecting repairing and replacing ceiling tiles. HAND USAGE: (Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with the hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand, such as to turn a switch or shift gears) Frequent: Operating equipment; using tools for repair and replacement. Tools include: Shovel; broom; hand tools; power tools; circular saws; wrenches. Handling/moving school furniture. Handling/grasping trash bags. Pinching – threading nuts and bolts. CRAWLING: (Moving about on hands and knees, hands and feet or on the abdomen) Rarely: May have to access areas behind the bleachers. Accessing under desks and tables. Interrelations:
Employee Punctuality and Appearance
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Terms of Employment This position is treated as a classified full-time, temporary, non-exempt position beginning June 1, 2021 and ending no later than August 6, 2021. The terms of your employment will be governed by applicable state laws regulating employment in a Nebraska public school and Board of Education policies, as those laws and policies may change from time to time. If your position is represented by a collective bargaining representative, then your employment will also be governed by a negotiated agreement between OPS and that collective bargaining representative. The offer of employment is contingent upon:
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities, employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups….. click apply for full job details
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