01 May
Head Custodian - West Middle School
New York, Binghamton , 13901 Binghamton USA

Applications are now being accepted for the following positions in the Binghamton City School District for the 2023-2024 school year: HEAD CUSTODIAN West Middle School Hours: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm (1st Shift) APPLICANTS MUST MEET CIVIL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS Applicants should be prepared to submit the following:


cover letter

3 current letters of recommendation

transcripts or diploma

Binghamton City School District seeks candidates for faculty and staff positions that are eager to make the district an even more diverse and inclusive district for its students to thrive within. A range of backgrounds and perspectives leads to a variety of ideas, knowledge, and approaches, and we believe that a deep understanding and valuing of differences is necessary to our overall mission .

Head Custodian Job Description:

Distinguishing Features of the Class: This is work involving the responsibility for the efficient and economical cleaning and maintenance of a large sized school building. The maintenance activities are limited to minor repairs of facilities since journey lever crafts persona are available to perform the more complex electrical, painting, carpentry, heating, and ventilating work. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of School Facilities and Operations. The incumbent plans, assigns and reviews the work of subordinate custodial and cleaning workers covering three different work shifts. Does related work as required.

Typical work activities:

Oversees, schedules, and assigns cleaning work of custodial staff

Makes out work orders for the building

Makes regular inspections of building and grounds to maintain proper cleaning and maintenance procedures

Recommends changes in procedures to custodial staff and administration

Participates in cleaning and maintenance activities

Controls temperature of buildings by turning boilers on and off and adjusting thermostat when necessary

Orders necessary supplies

Sees that buildings are locked and unlocked and in readiness for all activities

Maintains records and reports

Clears snow from walkways, driveways, and parking lot

May inspect and oversee work performed by outside contractors

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

Thorough knowledge of modern building cleaning practices, procedures, equipment and supplies; thorough knowledge of the physical layout of the building when assigned; good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the low pressure heating plant; skill in the use of cleaning equipment and tools; skill in the use of tools needed for simple repairs, such as hammers, wrenches, saws, screwdrivers, drills, etc; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to follow oral and written directions; physical condition commensurate with demands of the position.

Job QualificationsMinimum qualifications: Three years of experience in building cleaning and maintenance activities, one year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity. Application Deadline:06/30/2024Civil Service Title: Head CustodianJob Number: 2324-050

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