Janitor/Groundskeeper position available

Employment Opportunities

JCA is currently looking to fill a full-time janitorial position. Interested individuals should send a resume to Vice Principal, Bill Pender, at bpender@jca-online.org, drop off a resume at the school,  or fill out an application in the school’s Main Office.

For more information or questions, please contact Vice Principal Bill Pender at bpender@jca-online.org or 815.741.0500, ext. 216.


Job Description
Janitor / Groundskeeper


Employees in this job perform a variety of janitorial, custodial, grounds maintenance, and/or security tasks to maintain clean a clean and safe building and grounds..

Job Duties

  • Clean classrooms, building floors and stairways by mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
  • Clean building by emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces.
  • Clean and polish furniture and fixtures.
  • Dusts such items as blinds, furniture, file cabinets, and windowsills using treated dust mittens, cloths, or hand-cleaning items.
  • Steam-clean or shampoo carpets
  • Scrubs, strips, sanitizes, waxes, and buffs floors using powered machines equipped with rotating brushes.
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Clean windows, mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Maintains an inventory of cleaning and toiletry supplies
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications
  • Clean and restore building interiors damaged by fire, smoke, or water, using commercial cleaning equipment.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Grounds keeping maintenance and other groundskeeper duties as required.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

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