Custodial Coordinator, Bismarck Public Schools

Custodial Coordinator


Job ID:


February 16, 2024

Contact Information:
Bismarck Public Schools
128 Soo Line Dr.
Bismarck, ND 58501
District Website

Jason Mittlestadt
Phone: 701-323-4501
District Email

Job Description:

Purpose Statement

The job of Custodial Coordinator is done for the purpose/s of supervising custodial services and activities;

overseeing assigned personnel; providing information to others; and scheduling work assignments within

established timeframes and standards.

This job reports to Director of Facilities and Transportation.

Essential Functions

Coordinates with district personnel for the purpose of implementing and maintaining services and/or programs.

Facilitates meetings for the purpose of identifying appropriate actions, developing recommendations, supporting other staff, and serving as a District representative.

Inspects custodial work for the purpose of ensuring site safety, maintaining cleaning standards, organizing and scheduling needed maintenance.

Maintains custodial equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment in safe operating condition.

Manages a preventive maintenance program for district facilities and equipment for the purpose of ensuring organizational objectives are achieved in an efficient and timely manner.

Monitors fund balances of assigned programs and related financial activity for the purpose of ensuring that allocations are accurate, related revenues are generated, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.

Monitors district security and acts directly in the reporting of incidents for the purpose of documenting pertinent information and limiting loss and/or liability.

Oversees workload of department for the purpose of maximizing the efficiency of the work force and meeting operational requirements.

Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and gathering information regarding a wide variety of subjects required to carry out their administrative responsibilities.

Prepares a variety of materials (e.g. reports, memos, letters, procedures, manuals, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.

Procures maintenance equipment and materials for the purpose of recommending and assisting in the selection of supplies and equipment to be stocked in the district warehouse for use by custodial staff and for general custodial purposes.

Researches a variety of topics for the purpose of developing new programs/services, ensuring compliance with relevant requirements, securing general information for planning, taking appropriate actions, and/or responding to requests.

Responds to emergencies for the purpose of determining and implementing appropriate actions required to resolve situation.

Supervises department functions including hiring/termination recommendations, planning / scheduling / coordinating activities, training, advising, consulting, etc. for the purpose of ensuring that the department functions in a safe and efficient manner.

Trains custodians for the purpose of ensuring proper cleaning and building maintenance techniques, injury prevention and legal compliance.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet

changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job

include: operating standard office equipment including utilizing pertinent software applications; planning and

managing projects; budgeting and financial management; and developing effective working relationships.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of

documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge based

competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: personnel processes; pertinent

policies, regulations and/or laws; education code; and budget management and accounting.

ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data;

and consider a variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a

wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using a

variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work

with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze

issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of

guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is significant. Specific ability based competencies required to

satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and

schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; dealing with frequent interruptions and changing priorities;

required to work some evenings and weekends; and maintaining confidentiality.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing

other persons within a department, large work unit, and/or across several small work units; tracking budget

expenditures. Utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a

continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:

occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling,

crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 60% walking,

and 30% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some

exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.


Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Required Testing

Post Offer Physical Exam

Certificates and Licenses: Driver's License & Evidence of Insurability



Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

Pre-Placement Physical Capacities Test


FLSA Status



Salary Grade

PF on Professional Support Staff Salary Schedule


Primary Location -Facilities & Transportation

Salary Range -$74,353.00 - $78,904.00 / Per Year

Shift Type -Full-Time

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