• Day Porter

    Job Locations US-CA-Sylmar
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/5/2018 1:56 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    School Operations
  • Overview

    Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

    Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.


    Under the direct supervision of the Facility Manager, the Day Porter will provide various types of cleaning services on school campus. The Day Porter will be responsible for maintaining a clean working environment inside the school and on the school grounds.


    • Inspects all areas for cleanliness and clean as required
    • Clean spills, outside entrances, and pick up all trash
    • Spot clean both sides of glass entry doors, clean marks or smudges from entry doors, corridor doors, and restroom doors
    • Inspect all restrooms every two hours. Refill supplies (Hand soap, Towels, Toilet Tissues, etc.) Clear stuck toilets and soak up overflows
    • Maintenance and complete “Bathroom Maintenance Log” daily
    • Check and address the general cleanliness of the bathroom to the facility manager
    • As needed, vacuum carpet, sweep and mop hard floors. Floor spots and surface litter removed as required
    • Check lunch areas and clean as needed
    • Police exterior of the building – picking up trash and debris
    • Change light tubes and bulbs as requested
    • Dust horizontal surfaces, molding and tops of doors
    • Assist moving various boxes, furniture, etc. as directed by Facility manager
    • Report any maintenance or safety needs observed in the building or on the outside of the property immediately to the facility manager
    • Keeps an inventory of supplies, equipment on hand, and requisitions needed supplies to the facility manager
    • Shall be trained and assigned to perform all the above duties, and any additional duties as directed by the Facility Manager


    Knowledge of:

    • Safety rules and conditions to be maintained by students
    • Standards of courtesy and behavior expected of students
    • Previous work experience as a Porter, Janitor or Custodian

    Ability to:

    • Maintain acceptable standards of behavior among students
    • Collaborate and work effectively with school personnel, community representatives, parents, and students
    • Follow school policies and procedures
    • Walk and stand for multiple hours
    • Work indoors and outdoors
    • Understand and follow oral and written directions
    • Subject to lifting and moving heavy objects
    • Climbing ladders and contact with cleaning agents and chemicals
    • Ability to develop and maintain detailed and accurate record systems for daily custodial logs
    • Availability to work in shifts and flexible schedules (e.g. weekends and evenings)


    • Must possess great customer service and communication skills
    • Bilingual in Spanish is highly preferred
    • 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. Occasionally required to kneel, climb and reach with hands and arms above shoulder level, lift up to 30 pounds. To bend, sit, stand, squat, stoop, walk, push, pull, and reach with hands and arms at shoulder level or below. Always required to wear the appropriate safety equipment for the task, which may include gloves, goggles, aprons, belts, etc.

     Salary & Benefits: 


    • Salary will commensurate with experience
    • Sick time provided
    • Ongoing Professional Development
    • Hours: 10:00a-2:00p

    DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees.  


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