Day Porter-Part Time

Detroit, MI


The Day Porter provides general custodial/maintenance services for the district reports to the Lead Custodian.

Desired Competencies:

• Experienced in custodial maintenance.    

• Possess good habits, character and attendance; 

• Be neat in appearance;       

• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal;    

• Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs;   

• Possess a willingness to learn new job skills;    

• Ability to foster good working relationships;      

• Basic computer and software skills;      

• Upon request, present a certificate signed by a licensed physician appointed by the school board verifying the physical ability to perform the job.


• High school diploma or equivalent required; 

• Some college or trade school classes preferred;

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responds to help desk requests for service and setup;  

• Cleans and services bathrooms and locker rooms throughout the day; 

• Sweeps, mops and scrubs floors and other surfaces; 

• Washes all interior and exterior glass including framed pictures, partitions and doors;

• Cleans, renovates and renews floor surface finishes; 

• Cleans and dusts furniture, exhibit cases, fixtures, windows, doors, trim and related furnishings;

• Cleans whiteboards – interactive and stationary;

• Washes/cleans light fixtures; 

• Removes paper and other debris from property and parking area;

• Ensures common spaces and hallways are clear of paper, trash and other debris;

• Replaces light bulbs/tubes and assists with ballasts as necessary;

• Assists with event setup as necessary;

• Moves furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment;

• Sweeps or shovels snow from steps, roofs, and walkways at building entrances and salts icy steps and walkways as necessary;

• Collects, bags and disposes of trash daily;

• Locks/unlocks doors and windows to buildings, classrooms, offices and lockers;

• Turns off unnecessary lighting;

• Report items that require repair or maintenance to supervisor;

• Follows written work schedule, policies and procedures;

• Guards against fire, theft and illegal entry, maintain building security;

• Works from ladders, scaffolding, or swing stages;

• Vacuums, spot cleans and extracts carpet as necessary; and

• Performs other duties as assigned.