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Substitute Custodian

Classified | Concord, CA | Part Time

Job Description

Employment Type: Substitute, Part Time

Salary Range:          $15.73-$22.46/Hour    

Supervisor:           OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

ABOUT Clayton Valley Charter High School

Clayton Valley Charter High School (CVCHS) is a high performing charter high school in Concord, CA. The school opened in 1958 and converted to a charter school starting in the 2012-13 school year.  With a strong academic reputation, CVCHS has a relentless commitment to the academic success of all students and has achieved remarkable academic growth for all subgroups of students.  As a comprehensive high school, CVCHS is committed to providing students tremendous opportunities to be well-rounded, with a commitment beyond academics that includes character development, athletics, and the arts.  We are focused on our vision of preparing all students for college and career readiness.  Our Governing Board and Administration are united in our vision of academic rigor with relevant application to student’s current and future real-world experiences, with a commitment to empowering teachers and staff to fulfill the mission of providing the best education to our students.

Under general supervision of the Lead Custodian & Operations Director, perform custodial duties required to maintain assigned school buildings and/or building areas in a clean and orderly condition.


  • Sweep, scrub, mop, wax, and vacuum assigned floors, hallways, and student activity areas.

  • Shampoo and/or spot clean carpets on a scheduled basis. 

  • Dust, wash, wax and polish assigned furniture, woodwork, and metalwork on a scheduled basis. 

  • Wash and clean assigned windows, walls, drinking fountains, sinks, commodes, and trash receptacles on a scheduled basis.

  • Report all health and safety conditions that may cause injury to students, staff, and the general public (e.g. broken furniture, burned out lights, broken equipment). 

  • Maintain the security of the work area during and at the close of the assigned hours of work (e.g. lock doors, gates, and windows, turn on security lights and/or alarms). 

  • Operate power cleaning equipment in a safe and efficient manner. 

  • Move and arrange furniture and equipment as needed. 

  • Pick up outside litter, sweep sidewalks, and dump outside receptacles.

  • Effectively communicate and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 

  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 


  • Lift or move up to 50lbs.

  • Learn cleaning methods and proper care of equipment.

  • Perform heavy physical labor.

  • Read and understand cleaning and chemical labels.

  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions. 

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 



  • 1+ year(s) of custodial or equivalent work experience 

  • high school diploma or equivalency


Work Position (Percentage of Time):

Standing: 10 Walking: 80 Sitting: 10

Body Movement (Frequency):

None (0) Limited (1) Occasional (2) Frequent (3) Very Frequent (4)

Lifting (lbs.): 80 Lifting: 2 Bending: 3

Pushing and/or Pulling Loads(lbs.): 3 Reaching Overhead: 2 Kneeling or Squatting: 3

Climbing Ladders: 2 Climbing Stairs: 1

NON-DISCRIMINATION: Clayton Valley Charter High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, ancestry, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, national origin, or mental or physical handicap in any of its policies or procedures related to admissions, employment, educational services, programs or activities.

Board Approved: 6/26/2019

Effective: 7/1/2012