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Rochester City School District Assistant Custodian Engineer in Rochester, New York

Assistant Custodian Engineer JobID: 3416

  • Position Type:

    Custodial/ Custodial

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    School # 19 - Dr CharlesT Lunsford Elementary

  • Date Available:


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    Position Information

Bargaining UnitBENTE

Job LocationSchool No 19

Job TitleAssistant Custodian Engineer (12 months)



Salary Range$18.64- $20.36/hr

ABOUT RCSD: The Rochester City School District (RCSD), located in vibrant Monroe County on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario serves over 26,000 students, of whom more than 85% are students of color, in 46 schools and 10 alternative programs. The RCSD Board of Education and Superintendent believe that each student has recognizable and untapped potential that we all strive to discover and fulfill. In a partnership of family, school and community, our mission is to provide all students equitable access to a high quality education and graduate students who are prepared to become productive members of society. The Rochester City School District’s vision is to provide a high quality education that fosters the development of the individual talents and abilities of our students in a nurturing environment of equity. Students are our first priority and will drive each decision. Our work is centered in respect, trust, integrity and accountability. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a custodial position responsible for assisting a Custodian Engineer with general housekeeping, maintenance tasks, semi-skilled repair work, steam boiler maintenance, recordkeeping, and the general physical condition of an assigned building or school in the Rochester City School District. The Assistant Custodian Engineer differs from Custodian Engineer by the absence of supervisory responsibilities and more hands on work. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Custodian Engineer or other higher level staff member. General supervision may be exercised over Custodial Assistants or Cleaners. The Assistant Custodian Engineer may assume the Custodian Engineer's responsibilities in his/her absence. Does related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:(All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)

  • Performs maintenance activities including building service, housekeeping, general maintenance, mechanical and electrical maintenance, steam boiler maintenance, plumbing and minor carpentry work including rebuilding fixtures and replacing non-working parts;

  • Fires and maintains steam boilers and related equipment;

  • Reads meters and gauges to determine operating condition of equipment and tests the chemical composition of the water in the boilers;

  • Disassembles boilers to clean and repair internal parts;

  • Operates air conditioning units and related equipment and performs minor repairs;

  • Cleans and lubricates pumps, fans, air compressors and other equipment;

  • Maintains floors and carpets in halls, stairways, classrooms, locker rooms, offices, and rest rooms;

  • Assists in keeping records of boiler checks, purchase orders, requisitions and payroll information;

  • Collects and disposes of refuse;

  • Washes, paints and varnishes furniture and equipment;

  • Performs basic grounds and maintenance tasks with hand or power equipment;

  • Closes and locks all windows and secures buildings;

  • Monitors the operation of swimming pool pumps and filters and treats the water with chemicals.

    FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of building housekeeping and maintenance methods, materials and equipment; good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of steam boilers and related equipment; ability to assist with maintenance of records of department activities and expenditures; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to operate electrical and manual cleaning equipment; ability to perform semi-skilled repair work on complex operating systems; ability to make minor maintenance repairs; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to work well with others, specifically students and teaching staff; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, PLUS either: (A) One (1) year of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in building housekeeping, operation and maintenance work involving the operation of a stationary steam plant; OR, (B) Possession of a Chief, First, Second or Third Class Stationary Engineer’s License issued by a Board of Stationary Engineers in the State of New York. NOTE: Additional experience can be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a Third Class Stationary Engineer's license issued by a Board of Stationary Engineers in the State of New York at the time of appointment. FORMERLY: Assistant CustodianREVISED: January 8, 1987REVIEWED: 1/6/87REVISED: November 19, 1987REVISED: May 5, 2011 Competitive Appointment:You must have current competitive status as Assistant Custodian Engineer, or be reachable on the competitive eligible list Provisional Appointment:If you are being hired in a provisional capacity you will be required to take the Civil Service exam when it is next offered by Monroe County. Residency:Candidates must be residents of Monroe County for 30 days at time of permanent appointment or testing. A waiver of residency requirement may be requested, but cannot be guaranteed. '); function setUpPageBreaks(){h = 0; try{}catch(ex){}} var h = 0 setTimeout("setUpPageBreaks()",100) document.write('