Coordinator of Custodians

Elizabeth Public Schools | Elizabeth, NJ


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Posted Date 8/23/2023
Expiration Date10/07/2023


Title: Coordinator of Custodians


  1. Minimum of an Associate Degree


  1. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the area of administration and/or supervision; a total minimum of seven (7) years in private and/or public operations for plant, property and equipment; and high school diploma or equivalent
  1. Administration and communication
  1. Certified Educational Facilities Manager (CEFM)
  1. Required criminal history background check and proof of S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.

Report to:

Director of Plant Property and Equipment


Supervisor of Custodians

Performance Requirements:

  1. Assigns or deploys custodians.
  2. Assign temporary substitutes in case of absences of an appointed custodian.
  3. Be responsible for schedules and maintenance of custodial staff.
  4. Be responsible for all requisitions and work orders for the custodial staff section except those requiring routine supplies.
  5. Routinely checks all school buildings for good repair, safety conditions, cleanliness, and operational efficiency of personnel.
  6. Twenty-four hour availability for any emergency that may occur ie. heating, malfunction of fire alarm (which requires manual resetting), break-ins, etc.
  7. Monitor all activities at Williams Field including the condition of grounds and
  8. Process vacation schedules, special leaves, etc. prior to being submitted to the Director of Plan, Property and Equipment.
  9. Develop and implement improved cleaning methods and products
  10. Sign and approve timecards to be submitted to the Director of Plant, Property &
  11. Follow up with the Purchasing Department material needed for the custodial staff.
  12. Maintain good public relationship with school, labor and industrial Attend meetings and conferences pertaining to custodial and sports events, to stay up-to-date with the latest cleaning methods and products.
  13. Attend meetings and conferences pertaining to custodial and sports events, to stay up-to-date with the latest cleaning methods and products.

Make periodic reports to the Division Director relating to custodial operations, sports events when required.

  1. Conduct Performance Evaluations bi-annually on all Head Custodians.
  2. Organize and implement training programs for custodial staff.
  3. Implement safety programs and procedures.
  4. Perform all other duties which the Director of Plant, Property and Equipment, Secretary-School Business Administrator and the Superintendent of Schools may see fit to assign.


Twelve (12) months; non-tenurable.

Evaluated by the Director of Plant, Property, and Equipment at least once per academic year.

Compensation and benefits as established by the collective negotiations agreement.

Type of Job (K-12 or Higher Ed.)

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