Excellence Community Schools is a charter management, non-profit organization. The mission of the Excellence Community Schools is to prepare young people to compete for admission to and succeed in top public, private, and parochial high schools by cultivating their intellectual, artistic, social, and emotional and ethical development through the Bronx Charter School for Excellence (Bronx Excellence) and the Stamford Charter School for Excellence (Stamford Excellence). Our network of schools accomplish this by offering a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum - which at the earliest of grades has an eye towards college preparation. We achieve this in a supportive and caring environment that at all times has high expectations of our students.
All Custodians are responsible for ensuring that a clean, safe, and healthy environment exists for scholars, employees, and visitors. The position will be based in the Bronx, NY and will entail cleaning the building facilities, maintenance, repair, storage, and operation needs.
Cleaning interior and exterior of building facilities.
Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture, and dusting surfaces.
Sweeping and mopping floors and vacuuming carpets.
Washing and sanitizing toilets, sinks, and showers, and restocking disposables (e.g. soap)
Wiping mirrors and windows.
Maintaining outer premises by watering plants, mowing lawns, and cleaning entrances.
Utilizing insecticides to prevent infestation by dangerous pests.
Performing maintenance and minor repairs (replacing broken switches, fixing door handles, minor leaks etc.)
Reporting major damages and overseeing repairs.
Securing facilities after operating hours by locking doors, closing windows, and setting up alarms.
Undertaking occasional custodial and janitorial tasks such as (shoveling snow from the sidewalk, lifting heavy items, moving chairs etc.)
Performing other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) required.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in a public school setting required.
Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances required.
Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components required.
Familiarity with basic landscaping and handyman practices required.
Attention to detail and conscientiousness required.
Ability to lift 50lbs required.
Ability to speak English required.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Health, Dental, Vision, & 403b Retirement Plan available.