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Hoosac Valley Regional School District
191 Church Street


Full Time
High School or Equivalent

The custodian provides the students and staff with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean and efficient environment in which to learn, play, work and develop.  The custodian reports to the School Principal and Head Custodian.

Duties:    Maintains the cleanliness of the building and premises including, sidewalks, driveways and play areas at all times, including shoveling and/or sanding snow/ice from walks, driveway, steps and other areas of public use;  Secures the facility each work day at the close of the last shift, including locking all entrance doors, closing and locking windows, walking the facility to inspect potential internal alarm notifications, ensuring exterior site light is operational and that all interior lighting, except that is utilized for safety, is off, and enabling the alarm system;  Ensures the containment of school and authorized school use entities’ generated rubbish and keeps the grounds free of loose debris and complies with local, State and Federal law and established procedure for the storage and disposal of waste products;  Cleans, maintains, and disinfects as necessary:  floors, corridors, bathroom floors and fixtures, drinking fountains, and all glass surfaces;  Maintains a supply inventory and requisition through School Principal and/or head custodian such supplies as necessary, sufficiently in advance as not to hinder or delay the execution of duties;   Distributes educational supplies received at the main office to a location specified by the building Principal;  Allows entrance for occasional facilities users, and provides assistance in set-up, breakdown and check-in.  Cleans space after use and sets up for the next day’s scheduled events.  

Job Requirements:    

To be considered qualified for this position, candidates must have the following:

  •  Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull 85 pounds (i.e. floor buffer)
  • Ability to read basic operating and use instructions 
  • Demonstrated aptitude for the successful completion of assigned tasks;
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and in conformity with state licensure requirements;
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States require;
  • Pass CORI and fingerprint background check