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Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Custodian - 2nd Shift in Alden, New York

Custodian - 2nd Shift

Alden CSD

13190 Park Street

Alden , NY 14004

Classified - Position - Custodian - competitive

Job Number 3300039890

Start Date

Open Date 03/13/2023

Closing Date 03/31/2023

Full-Time (2nd Shift) - Provisional Appointment or Eligible for Transfer

Minimum starting wage $19.69/hr per ACSEA contract or higher commensurate with experience**

Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick/Personal Leave, NYS Pension


The work involves responsibility for the cleaning, care and upkeep of school site. Work duties include routine cleaning tasks and semi-skilled reoccurring repair and maintenance. Supervision is received from a Head or Senior Custodian, or an administrative employee of higher rank who assigns, observes and monitors the work on a frequent basis. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of cleaners and laborers by assigning their work, giving instructions, providing assistance and observing the work progress. Typical work activities include:

  • Performs a variety of cleaning, including mopping floors, washing walls, ceilings and windows; dusting woodwork and furniture; stripping and finishing floors; vacuuming and shampooing carpets; collecting and disposing rubbish, etc.;

  • Performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair work, such as fixing or replacing broken shelving, hardware, glazing windows, and repairing window coverings; unplugging toilets, traps and sinks; replacing faucet washers, repairing and adjusting flush valves; replacing blown fuses, switches, outlets, ballasts, light fixtures, etc.;

  • Maintains grounds by cutting grass, trimming shrubbery, raking leaves, removing snow, and maintaining power equipment used in this work;

  • Operates hot water and low pressure boilers, heating and ventilating systems and performs routine maintenance on heating and hot water equipment, such as replacing filters, periodically cleaning equipment and fire box to insure efficient operation, replacing or adjusting thermostats and related controls;

  • Replenishes lavatories, cleaning and other supplies;

  • Supervises lower level custodial personnel in cleaning and care activities;

  • Reports damages or needed maintenance repairs requiring a higher level repair capability;

  • May be required to serve as watch attendant;

  • May set up equipment and seating facilities for meetings, demonstrations, etc.; and

  • Does related work as required.


Good knowledge of commercial cleaning practices and procedures; working knowledge of the maintenance and repair practices and procedures related to buildings, its fixtures and operating equipment; working knowledge of the properties of various cleaning substances; ability to make semi-skilled plumbing, heating, electrical, carpentry and mechanical repairs; ability to operate plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems following established procedures; ability to use various cleaning equipment and products; working knowledge of ground maintenance; ability to understand verbal and written instructions; ability to stand, stoop, bend, stretch for long periods of time; ability to set up ladders or scaffolds; ability to supervise small staff; thoroughness, dependability, physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


  • Graduation from High School or Vocational School or possession of a High School equivalency diploma and one (1) year of experience in commercial cleaning practice or general building maintenance including experience in any one (1) of the following trades; Carpentry, Electrical, H.V.A.C. Systems, Plumbing, OR

  • Five (5) years of experience in commercial cleaning practices or general building maintenance including experience in any one (1) of the flowing trades; Carpentry, Electrical, H.V.A.C. Systems, Plumbing OR

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid Class 5 New York State Driver's License at the time of appointment.

Application Procedure:

Please make sure to complete a CLASSIFIED application at for this job posting.

Thank you for your interest in the Alden Central School District

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Itinerant Location Primary School

Appointment Status Provisional

Position Status Full time

Contact Person's Name James Rozler II

Contact Person's Title Director of Facilities III

Contact Person's Phone 7169379116 ext 4503

Contact Person's Email

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