Location: Various locations throughout Denver. Assignments are based on applicant address and job openings available at the time of hire.
Work Year: Traditional 245 work days per year - CWOA
Work Week: Usually Monday - Friday. Some Tuesday - Saturday work week schedules are available.
Schedule: All shifts for this posting are full-time, 8 hour per day positions.
Shifts are usually 12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in elementary schools. K-8 and secondary schools range from 1:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Occasional day shifts available but most shifts are evening shifts.
*Hours during school breaks can be earlier at some sites; however, accommodations can be made if applicants require year-round evening hours.
Salary Range: $14.14 per hour
Essential Functions and Objectives:
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The Custodian Helper works under the direction of the Facility Manager and/or Assistant Facility Manager, cleaning the facility and performing grounds work in accordance with DPS guidelines. May perform minor maintenance activities on facilities and equipment. Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications: Passing score (8th grade and above) on reading test administered by Denver Public Schools. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion/passing of a housekeeping course offered by Denver Public Schools. The course is 20 hours over the course of 3-5 business days and is held during normal business hours.
Physical & Environmental Conditions:
Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:
Passing score (8th grade and above) on reading test administered by Denver Public Schools. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion/passing of a housekeeping course offered by Denver Public Schools. The course is 20 hours over the course of 3-5 business days and is held during normal business hours.
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
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 Susana Cordova 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 dpsk12.org.
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.