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Maintenance and Operations


Welcome to the Maintenance & Operations Department of Santa Paula Unified School District!

Our dedicated team of professionals ensures that our school district operates smoothly, providing a safe and conducive learning environment for all students and staff. We take pride in maintaining the facilities, grounds, and infrastructure that support our educational mission.

Here are some key highlights of our department:

Facility Maintenance: We prioritize the upkeep and maintenance of all school buildings, including classrooms, administrative offices, libraries, gymnasiums, and other facilities. Our skilled technicians and maintenance staff promptly address any issues, from electrical and plumbing repairs to HVAC maintenance, to ensure a comfortable and functional environment for everyone.

Groundskeeping: Our team is responsible for maintaining the school district's outdoor spaces, including lawns, athletic fields, playgrounds, and parking lots. We work diligently to create clean, safe, and aesthetically pleasing surroundings that promote a positive atmosphere for learning and recreation.

Custodial Services: We ensure that our schools are clean, sanitized, and well-maintained. Our custodial team follows rigorous cleaning protocols to create a hygienic environment that promotes health and well-being. From classrooms and restrooms to common areas and shared spaces, we strive to maintain cleanliness throughout the district.

Energy Management: We are committed to sustainable practices and energy efficiency. Our department employs innovative strategies to reduce energy consumption, minimize waste, and promote eco-friendly initiatives. By embracing green technologies and responsible resource management, we aim to contribute to a greener future.

We are here to serve the school community and welcome your input and feedback. If you have any maintenance requests, concerns, or suggestions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Together, we can create an optimal learning environment for our students and support the success of our schools.

Thank you for visiting our website, and we look forward to serving you!

Jeff Argend                                                                                                                                                                                                                Director, Maintenance & Operations





Maintenance & Operations (physical address for deliveries): 

607 E. Ventura Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060

Maintenance and Operations Links

jeff argend

Director of Maintenance and Operations

(805) 933-8829


Carmina Lira

Administrative Assistant

(805) 933-5602 (Office)

(805)933-1916 (Fax)