Operations Staff

Operations Staff


Position Summary

Operations Staff is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and hygiene of the school by performing various cleaning and maintenance duties. Operations Staff are crucial in providing a safe and pleasant environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. 


Starting at $17.25 an hour, great benefits, paid holidays, paid vacation and sick time, free lunch, and much more. Plus, it's a great team to work with. 

School Overview

Rowland Hall is an independent school in Salt Lake City serving over 1,030 students in preschool through twelfth grade. Driven by our vision of developing people the world needs, we believe in a transformational education that gives students agency and purpose, connects them to their global community, and empowers them to make the world a better place for all. 

Rowland Hall sets the standard for teaching and learning excellence through our academic and co-curricular programs, including experiential learning opportunities, artistic self-expression, and a competitive athletic program that challenges students inside and outside the classroom. We foster curiosity, compassion, and joy throughout the learning process and graduate young adults who know how to think critically. 
Located near the base of the stunning Wasatch Mountain Range and adjacent to the University of Utah, a world-class research university and medical center. Rowland Hall attracts a diverse community of families. The school focuses on recruiting and retaining high-quality employees by offering extensive professional development opportunities, competitive salaries with local districts and market rates, and a close-knit, supportive community.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Operations support for after school program:  Ability to be on call while on duty to help with any building issues that directly impact the afterschool program, such as unplugging toilets or moping of spills.
  • Completing nightly work tickets: Monitor assigned tickets from the Director of Operations or passed from day crew.  
  • Nightly grounds duties: Blowing bark and sand on all paths between buildings and picking up loose trash surrounding these areas and fields.
  • Winter grounds duties: Spreading ice melt when needed as well as removing snow to entrances or other areas as needed.
  • Point person for after school events: Lead and assist in after school events that can involve athletics in the gym, social celebrations and meetings.
  • Point person for the resetting of building spaces: Lead and assist in resetting buildings after events have ended.  This can include garbage removal, floor cleaning and furniture moving. 
  • Nightly building security: Each shift is ended with securing the buildings by ensuring all windows are closed, all doors are pulled shut and closed and alarms set.  
  • Liaison with contracted nightly cleaning crew:  Perform daily check-ins with each of a 6 member team by inquiring if they are in need of supplies or support and in turn building workable relationships to support Rowland Hall with nightly work.  
  • Delivery of oversized boxes between buildings: Visit and maintain school mail distribution area and delivery of boxes to individuals offices or classrooms.
  • Cleaning, trash removal, and floor care: Perform sweeping, mopping,, vacuuming,disinfecting surfaces as needed in offices, restrooms, classrooms, lobbies, and common areas. 
  • Equipment Maintenance: Ensure that cleaning equipment and tools are in good working order and report any issues to the supervisor.
  • Stock and Inventory Management: Monitor and restock cleaning supplies in custodial closets throughout the buildings and notify management when supplies need to be reordered.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety guidelines and use personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Emergency Response: Be prepared to respond to emergencies, such as spills or accidents, by following established protocols.
  • Report Maintenance Issues: Report any facility maintenance or repair needs (e.g., broken fixtures, leaks) to the appropriate personnel.

Skills and Requirements

  • Have the ability to read and write English through email and text messaging.  Having the ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.
  • Previous janitorial or cleaning experience is a plus but not always required.
  • Knowledge of cleaning products, chemicals, and equipment.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to perform tasks that require lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods.
  • Good communication skills for interacting with colleagues and occasionally addressing requests from building occupants

The requirements listed below represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • lift up to 20 lbs of supply boxes 
  • Move quickly around (space)….
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with constituents, including students, families, and colleagues. 
  • Be able to contribute in an organized and productive manner as a team member of grade level, division, and all school groups

Additional Information


Equal Employment Opportunity

Rowland Hall is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, believes that each individual is entitled to equal opportunity without regard to sex, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal or state anti-discrimination laws. Rowland Hall’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.