Building Technician - Custodial

Fountain Valley School is a co-ed, college-preparatory boarding/day school enrolling 230 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1930, the School provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious, and compassionate. This is a twelve-month (July 1 – June 30) position reporting to the Building Technician Lead/Director of Facilities. The Building Technician ensures standards for cleanliness, safety, and building security, and maintains a safe, comfortable, and secure learning environment for students, staff, and public.
General Duties
  • Ensure cleanliness, safety and security of buildings.  Checks for vandalism, needed repairs and maintenance and report such findings to the supervisor.
  • Monitor and report to the supervisor any problems related to the interior and exterior lighting fixtures, roofs, gutters, floor situations. 
  • Keep grounds free of debris, walkways clean and free of ice and snow.
  • Maintain a safe storage area for supplies and equipment.  Work within the system for reporting supply needs and inventory control.
  • Cleaning of assigned areas.
  • Turn off lights and lock areas following cleaning if deeded.
  • Assist with laundry needs.
  • Assist with setting up for special events and meetings.
  • Remain alert to the safety and welfare needs of students.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
  • Knowledge of building operations as applied to the requirements of a school.
  • Knowledge of custodial equipment operation and cleaning procedures.
  • Ability to work flexible hours when needed.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Process a valid Colorado driver’s license or Colorado ID
  • At least one year; experience in a related field
Working Conditions
Environment: Fast-paced, demanding office, working with faculty, administrators, vendors and high school students.  The work is regularly active during periods of heavy exertion. 
Physical Demands: Able to sit, stand and frequently lift equipment and materials weighing 50 pounds or more, crawl, climb ladders, twist, turn and reach in completing a variety of job duties. Work outside in hot or cold conditions for extended periods of time.  Climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding; bend, kneel, crouch, crawl; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; feel the size, shape and temperature of items; and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards.  The work requires the ability to communicate quickly, efficiently, and effectively.
Work in a wide variety of environments as found in all areas of the school.  The work requires the ability to speak normally, to use normal or aided vision and hearing, and to detect odors.
Able to operate vehicles and machines.  Occasional weekend and/or weeknight obligations.
Working Relationships: Students, parents, admission personnel and all other FVS employees 
Salary Range:  $14.00 - $17.00 per hour depending on experience
  • Beautiful campus setting and supportive community
  • Dining hall
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Athletic Center and facilities
  • Tuition remission for full-time employee children
  • Group health plan
  • Term life insurance policy
  • Long-Term disability insurance
  • Retirement Plan
FVS’ Core Values are courage, open mindedness, self-reliance, curiosity, and compassion. FVS supports a culture of communication and collaboration with the intent of creating an environment of predictability and support for our students, parents, and colleagues.  FVS employees celebrate diversity, participate fully in the school community, and embrace the power of the prairie, the peaks, and the history of the School. FVS teaching faculty challenge students, create opportunities for learning and growth beyond the academic day, employ innovative teaching methods, and pursue professional and personal development through lifelong learning.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado provides a transformative curriculum in a supportive environment where students are challenged to think critically, become leaders, and live by our core values: Courage, Compassion, Curiosity, Self-Reliance, Open-Mindedness.
Send letter of application, resume and list of three professional references to:
Amanda Dedrick
Fountain Valley School of Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
fax 719.392.6138
E-mail: adedrick@fvs.edu
FVS is a private, college-preparatory, co-ed, day and boarding school for grades 9-12 in Colorado Springs.
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