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Per Diem Custodian

  • Type:Per Diem
  • Posted Date:04/09/2018


The duties of a custodian in the Dedham Facilities & Maintenance Department are to maintain the school and town buildings inside and outside. The candidates should have custodial experience as well as a basic skills in performing preventive maintenance on buildings including working knowledge of basic electric, plumbing, carpentry and the use of maintenance tools and equipment. This position reports to the Building Department Head or Principal as well as the Director of Facilities.



Cleaning of various sections of the building, including corridors, offices, classrooms, toilet areas, auditoriums, gymnasiums, lunchrooms, and any function rooms. Cleaning shall include, without being limited to, vacuuming, sweeping, dusting, washing, stripping, painting, sealing, and waxing floors; washing windows, interior and exterior glass, tile paint, and Venetian blinds; cleaning filters and ventilators; and cleaning light fixtures and replacing light bulbs.

Keeping check on operation of heating-cooling and ventilation systems, fire alarm systems, emergency light systems, water filtration systems, burglar alarm systems, pneumatic temperature control systems, plumbing systems, electrical systems, including responsibility for minor repair of the foregoing.

General operation or the building maintenance of proper heating and cooling temperature.

Securing building at night, setting up rooms for meetings, and opening and inspecting the building in the morning.

Cutting grass, trimming shrubs, and shoveling snow as required on approaches to the building (not to include parking areas), and watering of landscaped areas, turfing and raking.

Other duties as assigned.



1. Three (3) to five (5) years caretaking, maintenance, or custodial experience.

2. Education or experience in plumbing, electricity, lawn care, painting preferred.

3. Ability to work independently and contribute positively to a team environment.


Moderate to heavy physical effort is required to perform these duties.  The employee is frequently required to walk or stand for extended periods of time, sit, speak, hear and use hands to operate equipment.  The employee occasionally lifts objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to operate a motor vehicle.  A satisfactory pre-employment physical and CORI check is required. Fingerprinting is required for all school employees.


Denise Moroney, Director of Facilities,

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