Custodian / Van Driver

Our new Custodian/Van Driver will

  • Interact well with students 

  • Highly organized and multitasking 

  • Self-motivated and self-directed

  • Keeping safety a priority


The Crestone Charter School is a small rural charter school located in the town of Crestone Colorado, close to the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Crestone is a town tucked into the foothills of some of the most remote and rugged wilderness in Colorado, the Sangre De Cristo Mountain Range. Crestone is an open-minded, adventurously unique, isolated, and tight-knit community serving more than twenty spiritual retreat centers of different creeds, with a population of 1,200 residents. The Charter School is the main centerpiece of this community, and as such, the faculty and staff have a shared and very public sense of responsibility for creating and maintaining the highest standards in education.  


Job Description


Performs custodial and maintenance duties including dusting, mopping, finishing, and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms/kitchens/classrooms, window cleaning, yard work, etc. In addition, will also serve as lead driver and should be comfortable performing basic vehicle maintenance. Applicant should be well organized with the ability to perform minor plumbing, building electrical and mechanical repairs. Applicant should be comfortable working around children and have a basic understanding of e-mail, spreadsheets, and other electronic tools. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Dust and mops floors, Vacuums carpets. Cleans restrooms and restocks paper and soap supplies. Changes light bulbs as directed, etc.

  2. Performs routine maintenance to custodial equipment and supplies. Locks doors after cleaning areas.

  3. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

  4. May oversee and/or assist with snow removal activities.

  5. Assist with CCS transportation program and serves as a primary driver.

Minimum Job Requirements
  • Previous experience required.

  • Valid Colorado Driver's License

  • Passes background check

  • Passes drug test. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
  • Understands and follows safety procedures.

  • Safely uses cleaning equipment and supplies.

  • Uses hand and power tools applicable to trade.

  • Lifts and manipulates heavy objects.

  • Reads understands, follows, and enforces safety procedures.

  • Understands written and verbal communications.

  • Uses e-mail, spreadsheets, online calendars, etc. 

Working Conditions and Physical Effort
  • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing  or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.

  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

The custodian/van driver is a year-round position with benefits. The custodian/van driver has part of the Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break off. During the summer vacation, deep cleaning is the main focus and the custodian/van driver receives two weeks of summer vacation. Work hours are flexible and include evening, early morning, and weekends. Regular work hours will not exceed 28 hours a week.


The Crestone Charter School is an equal opportunity employer.


Application Details

Hiring Timeline: (all dates may be subject to change)

April 29, 2021 Posting of position

May 27, 2021 Application due

June 1, 2019 Interview 

June 14, 2021 First day of work, if possible


The position remains open until filled.


Please submit the following (in one file, preferably PDF):

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • 2 recent letters of recommendations 

  • 3 additional references 


Send to Marie-Louise Baker at mlbaker@crestonecharter.com  

Please call 719-256-4907 with any questions