Senior Building Custodian, Internal Candidates Only, (3 Positions)

Full Time | Salem, MASSACHUSETTS | 11 days

Job Summary

Full Time

Job Description

Senior Building Custodian, Internal Candidates Only


Schools: Collins Middle School (1-Year Appointment Only), Carlton Innovation School, and Salem High School



What You'll Do:


The Senior Building Custodian is responsible for performing and directing the performance of custodial duties in a building.  Supervise one or more Junior Building Custodians; makes work assignments; train new employees; inspects work in progress; requisitions supplies. Responsible for the daily custodial services required to provide a clean, well-maintained inviting building environment.  Typical duties are, but not limited to: cleaning, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, washing, buffing and waxing floors, dust, and scrubs walls, washes windows, woodwork, furniture and performs other cleaning tasks to keep restrooms, laboratories, corridors, and other areas clean and orderly; minor painting projects, changing light bulbs, policing grounds, sweeping walks, cutting lawns, removing snow and ice, caring for custodial equipment, receives, unloads, stacks and delivers housekeeping supplies, ordering custodial materials, carries out refuse, waste and/or garbage; may collect, wash, sterilize and replace vessels and utensils in laboratories; operates small electric or manual tools in the performance of the above tasks, operating low pressure and heating ventilating systems and making minor repairs to buildings, equipment and heating, lighting, ventilating and plumbing systems.



  • Have demonstrable skills and be proficient in the above-listed duties
  • Highly responsible
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to take direction
  • Possess the skills required to:

               *Develop and follow a program to properly clean and maintain the facility

               *Develop and maintain an inventory program for custodial supplies and equipment

               *Properly maintain and make minor repairs to the custodial and maintenance equipment at the site

               *Work cooperatively with the Principal of the School, the faculty and the Director of Building Services to provide                        and promote a clean, well maintained and inviting school environment

               *Prior supervisory preference, but not required

               *Current authorization to work in the United States required


Interested applicants, please contact the Facilities Office @ 978-740-1143 or  



Equal Opportunity Employer

Salem Public School District 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.

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