Sunrise School: Substitute Custodian
Monroeville, PA 
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description

The Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU) is seeking a Every Day Substitute Custodian for the Sunrise School in Monroeville. The position is responsible to perform the general housekeeping duties; assist in the care of all equipment, furniture and buildings, and assist in the care and maintenance of the school grounds. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Job Title: Every Day Substitute Custodian

Position Summary:
The custodian shall be responsible to lead the head custodian. The custodian shall perform the general housekeeping duties; assist in the care of all equipment, furniture and buildings, and assist in the care and maintenance of the school grounds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Checks operation of HVAC equipment as required. Report any malfunctions to the Head Custodian.
  2. Receives all supplies for the building, checks purchase orders against supplies and helps store items at the direction of the Head Custodian or Principal.
  3. Dust mops and wet mops or vacuums all floors and corridors in assigned areas, as directed by the Head Custodian.
  4. Dusts windowsills, cleans and sanitizes countertops, furniture and sinks in assigned rooms. Fills paper towel and soap dispensers as needed.
  5. Empties wastebaskets and pencil sharpeners and deposits all waste in the dumpster.
  6. Cleans and sanitizes all restrooms in assigned areas, including sinks, toilets mirrors and floors. Fill toilet tissue, soap dispensers and paper towels as needed.
  7. Reports any light failures, plant failures or other unusual conditions to Head Custodian.
  8. Removes marks from walls, floors, doors, desks etc.
  9. Cleans glass in classroom doors. Washes windows, lockers and countertops.
  10. Scrubs, waxes and polishes corridors and classrooms as required.
  11. Operates mowers, weed-eaters, shovels snow and other outdoor duties assigned by the Principal or the Head Custodian.
  12. Unlocks doors and signs-in renters in various parts of the building; reports any misconduct or violations to Head Custodian or Principal.
  13. Moves classroom furniture as needed.
  14. Sets up multi-purpose room or other areas for meetings/events as requested by the head custodian or Principal. (This is also on the head custodian job description).
  15. Performs other duties as assigned and complies with the building Principal's or Head Custodian's requests within reasonable time limits.

  1. High School Diploma/GED required.
  2. 1 year of custodial experience preferred.
  3. Certificate as a Pool Operator preferred.
  4. Allegheny County Certificate and State Pesticide Test preferred.
  5. CPR/First Aid Certificate preferred.
  6. Training in Universal Precaution preferred
  7. Working knowledge of office machines (copier, fax, telephone, etc.).
  8. Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work under pressure.
  9. Ability to be flexible and perform other task as assigned.
  10. Basic experience with computers including email and related software needed for control of HVAC systems.
  11. Ability to comply with the AIU Conduct policy.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Current Act 114, Act 34 and Act 151 required prior to an offer (Must be dated within 1 year of hire date).
  2. School Personnel Health Record (Form H511.340) must be completed and received by Human Resources prior to hire date.

Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling 35 pounds
  2. Ability to kneel, crouch, bend, and reach to retrieve and handle teaching materials and supplies
  3. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly when communicating
  4. Adequate vision to perform duties

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Disclaimer: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the Substitute Custodian.

Reports To: Principal

Department: Sunrise

Position Schedule: Monday-Friday, 2:30-10:30pm

Salary and Benefits: $13.00/hour, Individual Health, Dental and Vision benefits, paid sick days, PSERS retirement system

To Apply: Create an on-line application and upload a cover letter, resume and transcripts at .

Please send any questions to:

The Allegheny Intermediate Unit is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, handicap, or limited English proficiency in its educational programs, services, facilities, activities or employment practices as required by Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Section 504 Regulations of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1975, Section 204 Regulations of the 1984 Carl D. Perkins Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or any other applicable federal or state statute.

Primary Location: US-PA-Monroeville
Work Locations:
Sunrise School
550 Aura Drive
Monroeville 15146
Job: Special Education
Organization: Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Day Job
Job Posting: Feb 1, 2023, 5:27:27 PM

The Allegheny Intermediate Unit is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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