Custodian Job ID# 24984

Newark Public Schools | Newark, NJ

  

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CountyEssex
Posted Date 3/25/2021
Expiration Date4/24/2021
Description

NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION
HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
765 BROAD STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102
ROGER LEÓN, SUPERINTENDENT

 

 
Announcement of Vacancy
 

CUSTODIAN

Abington Avenue School – Night   Chancellor Avenue School – Night
     
Cleveland School - Night   Elliott Street School – Night
     
Hawthorne Avenue School – Night   Lafayette Street School – Night
     
Oliver Street School – Day   Ridge Street School – Night
     
Roberto Clemente School – Night   William H. Horton School - Day

(Pending availability of funds and Board of Education approval)

The Superintendent invites qualified and interested persons to apply for the position of Custodian within Various Locations. 

 
Qualifications
 

1. Graduation from High School or Vocational School or possession of an approved High School Equivalent Certificate.

2. Two (2) years of experience in work involving the heating, inspection, cleaning, and maintenance of furniture, fixtures, offices and buildings, and the reconditioning, care, and maintenance of grounds.  

3. Appointees must possess a current, valid Black Seal Boiler Operator License of the appropriate type (high or low pressure) issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

4. Applicants will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

 
Definition
 

Under direction, supervises and works with custodial (janitorial) personnel engaged in cleaning and maintenance of a school building and grounds; does other related duties as required.  The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only.  A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.  Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only.  A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

 
Responsibilities
 

1. Inspects, analyzes, and determines the cleaning work to be done and materials needed.

2. Establishes, maintains, and develops effective work plans for subordinates.

3. Supervises and takes the lead in the cleaning, maintenance, and care of buildings and grounds.

4. Supervises and takes the lead in the cleaning and maintenance of desks, chairs, rugs, lighting fixtures, windows, and other furniture and fixtures.

5. Supervises and takes the lead in sweeping, washing, and sanding floors and in applying wax and polish to wooden, linoleum, and composition floors.

6. Supervises and takes the lead in the application of paint remover and turpentine or other cleaning agents to furniture.

7. Supervises and takes the lead in sanding rough and discolored areas, and in applying linseed oil, varnish, stain, lacquer, enamel, and paint to furniture.

8. Supervises and takes the lead in the reconditioning, care, and maintenance of grounds and parking areas.

9. Supervises and takes the lead in operation of heating and ventilating equipment.

10. Supervises the work of elevator operators.

11. Inspects buildings and grounds to note significant conditions and to ensure that needed work is done.

12. Obtains, stores, safeguards, distributes, and supervises the use of equipment, materials, and supplies.

13. Establishes and maintains records of personnel, equipment, materials, supplies, work completed, and time spent.

14. Reports needed repairs to the authorities.

15. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

1. Knowledge of problems, procedures, and operations involved in inspecting, analyzing, and planning building and ground maintenance and heating and ventilating work to be done.

2. Knowledge of methods used in establishing, maintaining, and developing effective work procedures to be followed in obtaining, storing, safeguarding, distributing, and supervising the use of equipment, materials, and supplies.

3. Knowledge of procedures to be followed in establishing and maintaining records and files of personnel, equipment, materials, supplies, work completed, time spent, and cost.

4. Ability to analyze building, heating, and ground maintenance problems.

5. Ability to organize assigned work and develop effective work methods.

6. Ability to give assignments and instructions.

7. Ability to associate with children and school staff.

8. Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

9. Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.

10. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

 
Reports To
 

PRINCIPAL/SUPERVISOR OF CUSTODIANS

 
Salary, Terms & Affiliation
 

1. Salary: $40,700 - $71,010

2. Employment Period: Twelve (12) Month

3. Union Affiliation:  Local 68

 
How To Apply
 

Newark Board of Education only accepts electronic applications. 

 
Open and Close Dates
 

OPENING DATE: March 23, 2021

CLOSING DATE: April 5, 2021

 
Equal Employment Opportunity
 

THE NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION 
IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

 
 
 
 
   

 

 
 
County
Essex

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