Jan 13, 2024

Junior Custodian - Lowell Elementary (3-11pm shift)

  • TrulyHired
  • Watertown, MA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Posting Title: Junior Custodian Lowell Elementary School 3-11 pm


Location: Lowell Elementary School
Affiliation: Local SEIU Union Position

Salary range: As determined by SEIU contract

This position is eligible for Town benefits.


Performs work primarily at the Lowell Elementary School, under the direction of the Senior Custodian, Principal, and the Director of Public Buildings.

Reports to: Senior Custodian, Principal and the Director of Public Buildings

  • Maintains, cleans, and keeps orderly and sanitary the interior and exterior of the building and its property and grounds.
  • These duties include, but are not limited to: performing custodial tasks such as dusting, washing glass and other surfaces, vacuuming, stripping and waxing floors, shampooing carpets, and other general cleaning tasks in classrooms, bathrooms, offices, cafeterias, gymnasiums, stairwells, hallways and other spaces within the building and its exterior.
  • Responsible for removal of building rubbish, snow removal, and sidewalk clearing.
  • Required to perform repairs, light maintenance, and preventative maintenance on buildings, building systems, furniture, and equipment as needed.
  • Submits and reports building maintenance issues through the work order system.
  • Moves furniture and school supplies as needed and must respond quickly to any facility emergencies, sanitary needs, or Principal requirements.
  • Attends training and administrative meetings as necessary.
  • Communicate with the Senior Custodian and Director of Public Buildings or designated representative through meetings, emails, the computer work order system, and phone/text daily.
  • Works cooperatively with teachers and staff to protect the school property and ensure general safety.
  • Promptly report any damage to school property or malfunction of maintenance systems (HVAC, lighting, plumbing) to the Senior Custodian or the Director of Public Buildings by using the procedures established for the Department and School.
  • Supports the needs of the School District and Town and volunteers at other buildings throughout.
  • Candidates will perform other duties as designated by the building Principal and the Director of Public Buildings.

Qualifications - Required
  • High school diploma
  • Must have a valid D-class driver's license
  • Ability to use email and work order system (on a computer) and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Maximum lifting requirement is 45 pounds.
Work Expectations:

All work must be done with pride and in a professional manner at all times. Must be able to problem solve, work independently, and work cooperatively as a team member.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Watertown Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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