TITLE: Custodian
TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time; Tuesday-Friday, 2:00-10:00 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM-3:00 PM; anticipated start ASAP; salary $19.58-$22.50/hour, commensurate with experience
LOCATION: High School; Hopkinton, Massachusetts
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All qualified candidates
The Custodian provides the students and staff with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient environment in which to learn, play, work, and develop. The Custodian reports to the Director of Buildings & Grounds, School Principal, and/or building Head Custodian.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Maintains the cleanliness of the building and premises including sidewalks, driveways and play areas at all times, including shoveling and/or sanding snow/ice from walks, driveway, steps and other areas of public use;
Opens the facility at the beginning of each workday at each entrance designated for public use. Maintains the integrity of each egress with regard to safe access free of obstructions or impediments, and notes the operation of each door and reports, in writing, any problems to the Maintenance Department;
Secures the facility each work day at the close of the last shift, including locking all entrance doors, closing and locking windows, walking the facility to inspect potential internal alarm notifications, ensuring exterior site lighting is operational and that all interior lighting, except that which is utilized for safety, is off, and enabling the intrusion alarm system;
Ensures the containment of school and authorized school use entities' generated rubbish and keeps the grounds free of loose debris and complies with local, State and Federal law and established procedure for the storage and disposal of waste products;
Cleans, maintains, and disinfects as necessary: floors, corridors, bathroom floors and fixtures, drinking fountains, and all glass surfaces;
Maintains a supply inventory and requisition through the Head Custodian or Director of Buildings and Grounds such supplies as are necessary, sufficiently in advance as not to hinder or delay the execution of duties;
Distributes educational supplies received at the main office to a location specified by the building Principal;
Allows entrance for occasional facilities users, and provides assistance in set-up, breakdown and check-in. Cleans space after use and sets up for next days scheduled events;
Other duties, as assigned.
To be considered qualified for this position, candidates must have the following:
Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, with or without accommodation;
Ability to lift, push, or pull 85 pounds (i.e. floor buffer);
Ability to read basic operating and use instructions, and write reports;
Demonstrated aptitude for the successful completion of assigned tasks;
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state licensure requirements.
To be considered for this vacancy, please reference only job posting #20-22 and your last name (as, #20-22 Jones) in the subject line, and submit:
Hopkinton Public Schools application for employment (available at the address below, and on our web site at: which should include the contact information for at least three professional references.
Current Hopkinton Public Schools employees need only submit a letter of interest, outlining experience and skills relevant to the position.
Submit the above required information to: ...@hopkinton.k12.ma.us Please note: this address is for application materials only. E-mail is our preferred method of application, however, if you wish to apply by mail, please send your application to:
Human Resources (Job Vacancy #20-22)
Hopkinton Public Schools
89 Hayden Rowe
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
The Hopkinton Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. The Hopkinton Public School district is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school systems educational philosophy and personnel goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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