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Essex Westford School District

Essex Junction, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3714815
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : December 30, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Are you an experienced maintenance and facilities technician who takes pride in your work?

Essex Westford School District is seeking full-time Lead Facility Technicians to join our team!

The Lead Facility Technician plays an essential role as a collaborative, hands-on leader in cleaning, monitoring, and maintaining the district’s buildings, grounds, and physical plant. This role leads the way in supporting an environment that promotes learning, health, safety, and pride. The position will have a flexible schedule and work across the various EWSD facilities based on individual strengths and the district’s needs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Perform, assign, and supervise daily cleaning, disinfection, and maintenance routines
  • Inspect the work of Facility Technicians to ensure standards and practices are followed; provides feedback, training, coaching, and guidance in standards and practices as necessary to inspire employees to perform at consistently high levels
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director of Facilities to ensure the needs of the building, including budget requirements, are reported, recorded, and attended to in a timely manner
  • Provide proactive support and coordination for school-based activities and community facilities use; assists and performs district safety functions
  • Assure facility repair/service needs are properly reported
  • Attend to the needs of the school grounds to ensure safety and timely upkeep
  • Play a key role in the continuous improvement of processes and practices for the Department through regular feedback, data gathering, data reporting and review
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EWSD offers an excellent benefits package including family medical and dental insurance, paid time off and holidays, life insurance, professional development funds, and retirement plan with up to 6% employer contribution.

Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
  • 2-3 years of relevant technical training/experience in the areas of commercial cleaning, general repair, property management, or a similar work environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of custodial/facility management principles, best practices, and related regulations and policies required.
  • Able to effectively and efficiently use computers and various software applications. Proficient with two-way radio communication systems and building management software.
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with peers, subordinates, supervisors, parents, and outside agencies.
  • Must hold a valid VT Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record. Additional certifications and/or licenses related to the essential role are desirable.
EWSD is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations and are expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.

If you are committed to the success of all students but do not meet all qualifications listed above, you are still encouraged to apply.

For consideration, please apply through www.schoolspring.com or contact Patrick Dattilio at 802-857-7153 or via email at pdattilio@ewsd.org.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Salary: $ 18.62 to $ 19.55 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Support Staff > Custodian
    Support Staff > Maintenance
  • Employer Description

    In 2017 three vibrant communities unified to provide enhanced and expanded educational options for all students, with the idea that we are better together. In the Essex Westford School District, we are designing opportunities that meet the unique needs of all our learners.

    As one of the largest school districts in the state of Vermont, approximately 4,500 students from preschool through 12th grade walk through our doors each day, eager to take advantage of the resources provided by our supportive communities.

    Every student is supported by highly qualified and caring educational leaders, educators, and staff who strive to make our schools a place where everyone belongs, feels safe, and is respected.

    Learning happens here ... students are challenged by a rigorous, well-balanced, proficiency-based curriculum and supported by our dedicated teachers and staff, who believe in and are passionate about what they do.

    Our staff are more than just employees, they are our neighbors as well. Nearly 50% of our staff live in one of the three communities that they support. Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • EWSD conducts thorough screenings of all applicants being recommended for hire, which may include contacting references not listed on your SchoolSpring application. Selected individuals may also be subject to a VT Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) check (if driving students or EWSD vehicles), criminal records background checks, and child and adult abuse registry checks. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon acceptable results of these checks at the sole discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee. Please visit www.ewsd.org under the employment tab for additional background check information.

      Please Note: EWSD currently requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for employees who are able to receive the vaccine.**
      **Exemption requests will be considered for medical and/or religious reasons.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Instructions

    Please answer the following questions:

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Where did you hear about this position?
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. When would you be available to begin?
      Brief Response (Answer limited TO 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 3. Do we have your permission to contact all references, employers, educational institutions, and other individuals who may have knowledge of your employment and/or other pertinent information regarding your candidacy for this position?
    • 4. Please review the job description and answer the following question (a link to the job description has been provided in the posting): Are you able to complete the requirements of the job with or without accommodation?
    • 5. Are you an active candidate for another position in the Essex Westford School District?
    • 6. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
      Multiple Choice / Single Answer
      - Yes
      - No
    • 7. Are you currently employed with EWSD?
      Multiple Choice / Single Answer
      - Yes
      - No
      - No, but I am a former EWSD employee
    • 8. As the lead and key Facilities person in a building, what are some of the ways you can help the Principal and staff stay focused on instruction?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Patrick Dattilio , Assistant Facilities Director
    • 2 Educational Drive
    • Essex Junction, Vermont 05452

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