Broadus Public Schools   Broadus, MT   Full-time     Housekeeping / Janitorial
Posted on May 6, 2024

Broadus Public Schools

“Striving for excellence today to prepare students for a challenging world tomorrow.”

TITLE:  Custodian

SUMMARY: Will be responsible for cleaning at Broadus Elementary and Powder River County High School.
Position includes family health insurance, very affordable district housing, paid vacation, sick leave, and retirement. Wages will be determined as per salary schedule and experience. Contact Jim Hansen at or 406-436-2699

REPORTS TO:  Head Custodian


  1. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and waxes floors.
  2. Vacuums rugs and carpets
  3. Dusts, waxes, washes, and polishes furniture and woodwork.
  4. Cleans restrooms, replenishes supplies, and fills dispensers.
  5. May water lawn, trees, and shrubs in the absence of grounds personnel.
  6. Maintains areas adjacent to buildings in clean, safe, and sanitary condition.
  7. Washes windows, walls, sinks, and fountains.
  8. Arranges furniture and equipment for special activities.
  9. Observes and reports need for repairs and makes minor repairs as time permits.
  10. Secures buildings at end of shift.
  11. Picks up trash and litter and empties and cleans trash and garbage receptacles.
  12. Does emergency cleanup resulting from vandalism, breakage, spillage, or illness.
  13. Stacks, assembles, and stores furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  14. Cleans chalkboards and trays.
  15. Is responsible for reporting unruly student activities, loitering, vandalism, or similar situations.
  16. Performs routine nontechnical maintenance duties with the use of household hand tools.
  17. May prepare and paint interior and exterior walls.
  18. Orders, receives, stores, and distributes supplies.
  19. Only minimum duties are listed.  Other functions may be required as given or assigned.


  1. No experience required, but some previous custodial or janitorial work is desirable; high school diploma or equivalent; or any combination of training and experience likely to provide the desired knowledge and abilities.
  2. Good physical condition and fitness.
  3. Knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used in cleaning various types of surfaces and furniture.
  4. Knowledge of basic safety practices related to custodial work.
  5. Perform heavy physical labor.
  6. Work effectively without close supervision.
  7. Operate specialized cleaning and maintenance tools and equipment.
  8. Understand and follow a work schedule.
  9. Keep basic work records and make reports.
  10. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  11. Maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  12. Ability to handle stressful situations.
  13. Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities.