The Kingsport City Schools Maintenance & Custodial Department is made up of 17 employees, an office assistant, a Custodial Field Supervisor, and a Supervisor of Maintenance & Custodians. They have 65 custodians that, on average, maintain over 23,000 square feet each. The Maintenance Department has 14 schools and the Administrative Support Center (central office) to maintain. They take care of 1,500,000 square feet; maintain 150 acres, service over 900 HVAC units, and address over 5,000 work orders during a school year.
They have a great work force to address issues such as HVAC, electrical, door/lock security, flooring, refrigeration, carpentry, painting, roofing and energy savings. The Custodial Field Supervisor is certified in playground inspections, and he is dedicated to purchasing the best products and teaching the best methods to keep Kingsport City Schools clean.