Worcester Public Schools

Worcester, MA


Job Description

POSITION: Building Custodian (Junior)

REPORTS TO: Senior Custodian



This position is accountable for providing custodial services in public school buildings so that clean and orderly conditions exist inside the building as well as on the grounds through knowledge, sound judgment and resourcefulness consistent with the negotiated contract and School Committee policies.


1.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge of methods, materials and equipment to provide public school buildings and grounds clean and safe for all parties.

2.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge in maintaining the operation of low pressure boilers, ventilation systems, cleaning equipment, building fixtures, and furniture.

3.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge in maintaining fire prevention and protection, correcting building hazards, proper storage of inflammable materials, and other safety precautions.

4.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge for protecting school property from damage, theft and/ or trespass.

5.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge in planning and maintaining supplies/ materials to meet expectations of principal and staff.

6.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge in enforcing building rules and regulations so that a clean safe building can be maintained.

7.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge for properly displaying and storing the flag of the United States.

8.Responsible for possessing the working knowledge for the safe operation of power cleaners, polishers, sanders, etc.

9.Responsible for assuring equal educational opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, age, marital status, religion, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, homelessness, or disability.

10.Performance of other job-related duties as assigned.


1.Must possess a Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operators License (Class 3)

SALARY: Junior Custodian Salary Schedule ($17.21 an hour)

WORK YEAR:12 months

WORK DAY: Schedule of assigned school. Schedule could be Monday through Friday OR Tuesday through Saturday.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 10

Salary:$17.21 Per Hour

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Worcester Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer/Educational Institution and does not discriminate regardless of
race, color, ancestry, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, gender
identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, disability,
pregnancy or a related condition, veteran status or homelessness. The
Worcester Public Schools provides equal access to employment and the full
range of general, occupational and vocational education programs. For more
information relating to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action contact the
Human Resource Manager, 20 Irving Street, Worcester, MA 01609,

Job Requirements

TO APPLY: Any person interested in this position should apply on-line at: www.worcesterschools.org. Please submit complete resume and cover letter.

  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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.


Have you ever been terminated for cause from a prior position? If so please explain.

Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)


Have you ever worked for the Worcester Public Schools? When? What capacity?

Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)


Do you have any relatives employed by the Worcester Public Schools or the School Committee?
If yes, please list name, title, and relationship.


Contact Information

James Bedard, Facilities Director
20 Irving Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
Phone: 508-799-3151
Fax: 508-799-3144
Email: [email protected]


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