Building CustodianQualifications & Required Knowledge/Skills:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Working knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment
Knowledge of the English language so as to understand operating instructions for cleaning equipment and materials and safety and accident prevention
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
Ability to hear the normally spoken word at 25 feet
Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions
Ability to climb ladders and stairs
Ability to pick up and carry 65 pounds
Ability to operate cleaning and grass-cutting machines
Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
Ability to willingly attend and participate in training sessions
Ability to learn and practice acceptable cleaning methods
Ability to willingly acquire skills in the operation of cleaning and grass-cutting machines used in the assigned facility and to be a self-starter
Interact positively with students, administrators, co-workers, parents and community. Reports to:
Director of Facility Services and Building PrincipalDuties:
•Works under the supervision of the Director of Facility Services, Senior Building Custodian and/or Administrator maintaining a high standard of safety, cleanliness and efficiency in their assigned facility
•Performs all levels of floor care including but not limited to:
oOperation of auto scrubbers
oStripping/refinishing of VCT tile/terrazzo etc.
oOperating electric and battery powered burnishers
oVacuuming/extraction/shampooing of carpeting and area rugs
•Cleans/restocks building and field rest rooms using touchless cleaning systems and/or traditional tools
•Empties trash receptacles and sorts trash/recycling from buildings
•Washes windows, walls, and furniture
•Maintains exterior grounds such as playgrounds, fields, and stadiums, emptying trash receptacles and policing debris and replacing mulch
•Performs landscaping tasks such as mowing, raking, trimming as needed
•Shovels/treats sidewalks as needed during inclement weather keeping all egress points and fire hydrants clear of ice/snow
•Performs building maintenance including but not limited to:
oReplacing ceiling tiles
oChanging HVAC filters
oReplacing switch/outlet plates
oHanging bulletin boards, pictures etc.
oChecking boilers/air conditioning units for proper operation
oMakes repairs to equipment and furniture as needed
oResets building timers and circuit breakers as necessary
oRegularly checks that exterior doors are functioning properly
•Monitors school cafeterias during breakfast and lunches
•Locks/unlocks doors & activates/deactivates alarms
•Checks the security of the buildings and grounds
•Moves furniture and sets up chairs/tables as required
•Loads/unloads delivery trucks
•Raises and lowers flags
•Performs any other related duties as assigned by a Senior Building Custodian or Administrator
•Must be available as needed for compensated events after hours or on weekends
•In the event of an emergency situation (e.g.: snowstorm, flood, fire etc.) this position will report for duty
•Frequent periods spent walking, standing, bending, stretching, and climbing ladders; occasional requirement to sustain uncomfortable physical positions.
•Occasional periods spent outside, requiring exposure to all types of weather.
•Must lift and carry work materials, (hand tools, ladders, construction material and the like, some weighing 100 lbs.) utilizing proper body mechanics and lifting techniques.
•Subject to interruptions to handle emergency situations.
•Occasional exposure to chemical and biological hazards, requiring exercise of proper safety precautions.
•Operate equipment which causes loud noise levels and some vibrations. Exercise caution when operating equipment.Hourly Rate of Pay:
$18.49/hour, affiliated employee Part Time Position
Effective Date of Employment: As soon as possiblePosition Type: Part-time Positions Available: 1 Job Category: Support Staff > Custodian
Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 5100 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members. Learn more about us...
Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 6,050 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members. Learn more about us...
Equal Opportunity Employer
Chelmsford 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.
Applicants are subject to a CORI and fingerprint screening for the national criminal background check as a condition of employment
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
This is an unaffiliated position. Successful candidate will be employee-at-will
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States requiredApplication Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information Robyn Corbett, Substitute & Facilities Coordinator 230 North Road Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824 Phone: 978-251-5100 Email: click here