Night Shift Custodian

Job | Posted 17 days ago
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Non-Instructional Support


Under the direct supervision of the Building Administrator, Director of Facilities and/or designee performs general cleaning and maintenance in school buildings and grounds; maintains equipment in functional condition; and provides cleaning and custodial assistance to students, staff, visitors and others as necessary.

  • Maintain positive interaction with teachers, crew, town employees and students;
  • Clean/vacuum/wash/strip/polish/wax floors, walls, windows, ceilings, and furniture.
  • Minor checks of building systems;
  • Perform general cleaning and maintenance of building during daily route assigned to crew including but not limited to bathroom facilities, stairwells, hallways, classrooms, etc.
  • Clear and remove trash, as required.
  • Fill-in for Head Custodian throughout the district, as required.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by the Building Administrator(s), Facilities Manager and/or designee.
Skill Requirements:
  • Ability to identify, prioritize and complete multiple projects on-time and within required deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all organization levels.
  • Ability to function effectively with minimal supervision (self-directed, organized, and detail-oriented).
  • Ability to work well with colleagues maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of boilers, fire alarms, maintenance equipment i.e. auto scrubber, ride-on machines, burnisher etc.
  • Mechanical skills required i.e. temporary minor repairs for broken soap dispenser, towel dispenser, loose door knob, hang pictures, etc.
  • Ability to use equipment i.e. scrubbers, host machine, swing machines burnisher, ride on machine, kai vac, and other various machinery
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for equipment i.e. scrubbers, host machine, swing machines, burnisher, and other various machinery.
  • Willingness to learn the maintenance and operation of current and new equipment.
Qualification Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 2-3 years custodial experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in working environment requiring minimal direction.
  • Good attendance history.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • The salary and hours for this position are determined in accordance with the provisions of the Stratford Public Schools Custodian Association contract.
  • Work day is eight (8) hours per day, 40 hours per week
  • Hours for this position: 2:30 p.m to 11:00 p.m with 30 minute unpaid lunch; Summer hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with paid lunch
  • Full time, full-year with benefits

Posted By

Stratford Public Schools

1000 East Broadway , Stratford, CT 06615

At the following locations

Eli Whitney Elementary School

1130 Huntingon Road , Stratford, CT 06614