Marlborough Public Schools ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3501119
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 20, 2021

Job Description

Job Goal:                  

To maintain the physical school plant and grounds in a condition of operating excellence so that full educational use of them may be made at all times.  This is a temporary position, covering a leave anticipated dates: ASAP-June 29, 2021.





Performance Responsibilities:

  • Participating in activities such as sweeping, dusting, scrubbing, mopping, waxing, polishing and making minor repairs and adjustments as required for the care of various kinds of floors, walls, windows, light fixtures, toilets, washbowls, furniture and other building furnishings and equipment.
  • Participating in the activities required for the care and maintenance of the school grounds, including the fertilizing and mowing of grass, the sweeping of walks, and the removal of snow and ice.
  • Having responsibility for eliminating fire hazards and preventing accidents.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used and the safety precautions to be taken in performing custodial or janitorial work, including knowledge of the proper use of custodial supplies (synthetic detergents,  soaps, scouring powders, waxes, etc.) and of the proper techniques in using them on various kinds of floors, walls, toilet-room equipment, furniture and other building furnishings and equipment
  • Knowledge of the use, operation and care of custodial equipment (vacuum cleaners, floor machines, floor brushes,  sweeping mops, etc.
  • Knowledge of the care of the buildings and appurtenances (grounds, walks, lawns, shrubbery, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the operation and care of low pressure heating systems and ventilating equipment.
  • Skill in the use of hand tools and knowledge of the minor adjustment and repair of furniture and other building equipment, including plumbing, heating and electrical fixtures.
  • Knowledge of fire and accident prevention in public buildings, including the operation and care of the various kinds of hand extinguishers.
  • Knowledge of the proper display of the flag of the United States of America.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to maintain harmonious working relationships
  • Physical fitness to perform a variety of manual tasks.
  • Neat appearance.
  • Good moral character.

Closing Date for Receipt of Application:                                

Open Until Filled


Address all Applications and Letter of Intent to:                                            

Andrew White

Custodial Supervisor

Goodnow Brothers Elementary School

441 Bolton Street

Marlborough, MA 01752



An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Marlborough Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its education programs, services, activities, or employment practices.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Substitute
    Support Staff > Custodian
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Marlborough Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Patricia Brown , Director of Human Resources
    • 17 Washington Street
    • Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752
    • Phone: 508-460-3509 ext. 10109
    • Email: click here

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