Watertown Public Schools
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Hosmer Elementary School
Watertown Public Schools
Watertown, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3715632 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: January 14, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Performs work primarily at the Hosmer Elementary School under the direction of the Principal and the Custodial Supervisor of Public Buildings. Maintains, cleans, and keeps orderly and sanitary the interior and exterior of the building and its property and grounds. These duties include, but are not limited to: performing custodial tasks such as dusting, washing glass and other surfaces, vacuuming, stripping and waxing floors, shampooing carpets, and other general cleaning tasks in classrooms, bathrooms, offices, cafeteria, gymnasiums, stairwells, hallways and other spaces within the building and its exterior. Responsible for removal of building rubbish, snow removal, and sidewalk clearing. Required to perform repairs, light maintenance, and preventative maintenance on buildings, building systems, furniture, and equipment as needed. Submits and reports it through the work order system. Moves furniture and school supplies as needed and must respond quickly to any facility emergencies, sanitary needs, or Principal requirements.

Communicates daily with the Senior Custodian or designated representative through emails, the computer work order system, and phone/text.

Works cooperatively with teachers and staff to protect the school property and ensure general safety. Promptly reports any damage of school property or malfunction of maintenance systems (HVAC, lighting, plumbing) to the Senior Custodian, Principal and the Custodial Supervisor of Public Buildings by using the procedures established for the Department and School.

All work must be done with pride and in a professional manner at all times. Must be able to problem solve, work independently, and work cooperatively as a team member. Must have a valid D-class driver’s license and the ability to use email and work order system (on a computer) and follow verbal and written instructions.

Supports the needs of the School District and Town and volunteers at other buildings throughout. Will be provided ample opportunity for volunteer overtime.

Candidates will perform other duties as designated by the building Principal and the Senior Custodian And Custodial Supervisor of Public Buildings.

Maximum lifting requirement is 45 pounds.

Local SEUI Union Position

Shift time: 3pm-11pm FT

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Hosmer Elementary School!

Equal Opportunity Employer
Watertown 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Stacey Hopkins, Supervisor of Custodians
    309 Main Street
    Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
    Phone: 617-924-0414
    Email: stacey.hopkins@watertown.k12.ma.us