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Essex Westford School District

Essex Junction, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3717899
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : December 30, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Are you a hard worker who takes pride in your work? If so, the Essex Westford School District is seeking full-time custodians to join our EWSD Facilities team!

Custodial positions are full-time, 12-months of the year. The hours for the position will be 6:00AM to 2:00PM or 2:00PM to 10:00PM but may vary. Hours may flex during school vacations and some weekend hours may be required for special events. Expected school placement is subject to change based on individual skills and district needs.

Knowledge and skill related to routine housekeeping and maintenance work preferred. Commercial cleaning experience desirable. On-the-job training is available!

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.

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 or contact Patrick Dattilio at 802-857-7153 or via email at
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Salary: $ 16.64 to $ 16.91 Per Hour
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Custodian
  • 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 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 1 year 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

    Contact Information

    • Kim Connelly
    • 2 Educational Drive
    • Essex Junction, Vermont 05452

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