Henkle Middle School/Intermediate School

8 hours per day
Year-round position
$19.55-$23.26 per hour

Applications are available online at or at the White Salmon Valley School District office, 171 NW Washington St., PO Box 157, White Salmon, WA 98672, (509) 493-1500. The White Salmon Valley School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Application deadline is July 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm.  Position is open until filled.

White Salmon Valley School District
ATTN: Human Resources
PO Box 157, White Salmon, WA 98672
FAX: 509-493-2275

General Position Summary:

Custodial staff will keep the district’s school buildings in such a state of operating excellence that they present no problems or interruptions to the educational program. Primary responsibility is to ensure students and staff have a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient place in which to learn, play, work and develop. It is important for a custodian to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises. A keen eye for detail and diligence are also imperative in custodial maintenance.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs general and routine custodial duties

  • Cleans classrooms thoroughly on a regular basis

    • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tiding furniture and dusting surfaces

    • Sanitize desktops, countertops and contact points

    • Sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpets

    • Wipe mirrors and windows

    • Washing and sanitizing toilets, sinks and restocking disposables

  • Cleans building entrance, lobbies, common and corridor areas on a regular basis

  • Operates and maintains cleaning, polishing equipment

  • Performs minor repair and maintenance functions i.e. snow removal, replacing light bulbs and air filters

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the building administrator and direct supervisor

  • Assist in moving equipment i.e. moving chairs, desks, lunch tables

  • Requests and maintains necessary inventory of supplies

  • Cleans and maintains custodial storage areas and equipment

  • Maintain the fire extinguisher areas

  • Secures building at the end of the work shift by locking doors, windows and setting the alarm

  • Required to wear personal protection equipment i.e. gloves, eye protection and masks when necessary

  • Job appropriate attire

  • Displays a positive attitude toward the district’s energy conservation/recycling program

  • Attend meetings with custodial staff when required to do so

  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances

  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components

  • Establish professional working relationship with the staff

  • Be aware of dangerous indicators and report to the building administrator; i.e. drug use, graffiti, unusual behavior, and weapons.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Job Skills

  • Must have good communication and public relation skills

  • Effective use of discretion and independent judgment on a daily basis

  • Operate office machines and personal computer

  • Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentage applying basic math

  • Use Microsoft Office software

  • Good interpersonal, communication, leadership skills are essential

  • Teamwork and professional conduct

  • Ability to read, write and understand English is required

The White Salmon Valley School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX Coordinator

Kristyn Bryan, Athletic Director
Address: PO BOX 157; White Salmon, WA 98672
Telephone Number:509-493-1500

Section 504/ADA Coordinator

Haley Ortega, Principal
Address: PO BOX 157; White Salmon, WA 98672
Telephone Number: 509-493-1502

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator

Jerry Lewis, Superintendent
Address: PO BOX 157; White Salmon, WA 98672
Telephone Number: 509-493-1502

El Distrito Escolar de White Salmon Valley no discrimina en sus programas o actividades por motivos de sexo, raza, credo, religión, color, origen nacional, edad, condición de veterano de guerra o grado militar, orientación sexual, expresión de género o identidad, discapacidad o uso de perro guía entrenado o animal de servicio, y ofrece igualdad de acceso a los Boy Scouts y a otros grupos de jóvenes especificados. El empleado mencionado a continuación ha sido designado para atender consultas y quejas de supuesta discriminación: Jerry Lewis, Superintendent. PO Box 1309,  White Salmon WA, 98672

$19.55 - $23.26 per hour


Amanda Davis
Phone: (509) 493-1500
Fax: (509) 493-2275
PO Box 157, White Salmon, WA 98672