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Building Custodian position (January 15, 2021)

New Mexico International School is looking to fill the open Building Custodian position

Job Overview

New Mexico International School is looking for a building custodian to join our team!  This person would report to the Head Custodian and be jointly responsible for cleaning and assisting in maintaining the entire school grounds as part of a team of three custodial staff. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work in keeping a building clean, sanitized and something the school community is proud of! The square footage to be cleaned for the upcoming school year is approximately 55,000 square feet. (Square footage, time, and total pay are subject to increase in future years.)  

Duties include:

  • Thorough cleaning and sanitizing of assigned areas of the building per a stated schedule.
  • Minor building repairs/maintenance as requested and able.
  • Notify supervisors of repairs needed.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn how to safely use cleaning solutions and cleaning supplies and equipment.
  • May include supervision of students during lunch.
  • Work with contracted cleaning services when necessary.
  • Work hours may occur after regular school hours/on weekends periodically as needed

Required Skills:

  • Great attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage your time efficiently.
  • Work well when supervisors are not present.
  • Independent thinker and problem solver.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 lbs.
  • Light computer skills-  ability to check emails and schedules using a school-issued laptop, on a daily basis.
  • Literate- able to read warning labels and instructions.
  • Pass a background check.
  • Ability to provide proof to legally work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of minor building repairs and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn how to maintain cleaning equipment.

Application Process

   To apply for this position send your resume to or visit our careers webpage for more details.