JobID 1162 : Substitute Custodian (#332508)

Job | Posted 10 months ago
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                     Division of Talent and Labor Relations

                 Substitute Custodian C


(Pending availability of funds and State Superintendent’s approval)

The Superintendent invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of   Substitute Custodian C.
Camden City School District is in a historic period of change. With the recent state intervention, Camden is uniquely poised to transform and re-focus its efforts to ensure all students have the academic and personal skills required to succeed in life. Currently, Camden City has 22 district, 7 Renaissance, and 11 charter schools serving more than 15,000 students in total, of whom nearly 95% qualify for free or reduced price lunch. The district is committed to building talented and committed cadres of educators and providing the appropriate supports to schools to ensure all students can be successful.
The Camden Commitment outlines the district’s plan to ensure that every student in the city is enrolled in an excellent school that meets his or her unique needs. The Camden Commitment represents the district’s promise to honor the faith of educators, community members and families in the limitless potential of our children by implementing the considerable changes necessary to ensure that they are able to learn in an excellent school. As a part of this plan, the district is in the process of streamlining and transforming the Central Office into a customer service and school support organization focused on ensuring that all schools are well-equipped to provide all of their students with an excellent education.
We are seeking individuals who will exemplify the District’s core values:
Equity for All Students
We make decisions and implement policies that honor all students’ needs and empower our students and their families.  We believe in equality of opportunity – all students deserve a fair shot.
Respect and Humility
We serve our community by recognizing the strengths, experiences, and perspectives of others.  We humbly recognize our own limitations and incorporate lessons we gain from our reflective practice.
We use evidence to inform decisions and to ensure that we are accountable to our students and families.
Communication & Collaboration
We communicate openly and work collaboratively, recognizing that getting to the best possible decisions requires input from others.  Honest communications build trust and establish a community that assumes best intentions.
With respect for the complexity of this work and the history that precedes us, we focus on persistence, resourcefulness, and inclusiveness to drive toward solutions.
  • Knowledge of modern cleaning methods, materials and equipment
  • Experience in Custodial related functions (preferred)
  • Personal qualities of orderliness and neatness
  • Demonstrates ability to read and follow directions found on supplies and equipment printed in English
  • Ability to do heavy lifting of a minimum of Fifty (50) pounds and perform heavy duty tasks
  • Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U. S. citizenship or legal resident alien status
A CCSD Custodian is specifically responsible for:
  • Sweeping, mopping, buffing, washing and performing related cleaning tasks, including but not limited to all instructional areas, toilets, walkways, asphalt areas, hallways, entrances, meeting rooms, etc.
  • Cleaning and dusting walls, blackboards, lockers, furniture and plumbing fixtures and other areas/items as appropriate
  • Washing windows and other glass areas
  • Maintaining stockroom, storage areas and supply closets in a safe manner, including the removal of rubbish and debris
  • Moving supplies, furniture and equipment as directed by the Principal/Supervisor, using appropriate safety equipment and procedures
  • Heavy lifting of a minimum of Fifty (50) pounds and the performance of heavy duty tasks
Additional performance responsibilities include:
  •  Assistance in making sure all doors are locked and unlocked and to assure all areas are secured to prevent unauthorized access as directed by the Principal/Supervisor
  • Checking fuel/oil levels (when appropriate), replacing light bulbs and making minor repairs.
  • Raising and lowering the flag, according to protocol
  • Reporting or correcting dangerous or unsightly conditions on and around the premises including disposal of rubbish
  • Assistance in maintaining an inventory and securing equipment and supplies, including but not limited to applicable technology such as HVAC, computers and other systems
  • Performance of assigned duties in accordance with general acceptable industry safety standards
  • Conducting periodic building checks of all doors and other areas as required to make sure the facility is secure and operational when assigned evening and/or weekend assignments by the Supervisor or Director of Plant Services
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Principal/Supervisor
  • Principal/Supervisor
  • Head Custodian
  • N/A
  • Principal/Supervisor
Salary Range:
  • CWA Guide
Employment Period:
  • Twelve (12) Months, non-tenured position
Camden City School District is only accepting electronic applications.  Please visit our online application system to submit your resume, cover letter, and references today! Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For additional information, please refer to the attached job description

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Camden City School District

201 North Front Street, Camden, NJ 08102

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$34,317 (USD)

State Average: $19,422 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 345