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Junior Building Custodian (Floater)

Company: City of Somerville
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Duties: -Under the supervision of the Buildings Supervisor of School Facilities & Energy Conservation management and under the direct supervision of an employee of higher grade performs custodial duties such as clean all reachable walls and HVAC diffusers and ceiling fans and all reachable window glass inside and outside schools, doors, etc.; complete cleaning of all walls and fixtures; clean all stairwells; shampoo all carpets; sweep, wash, strip, wax and buff all floors; dust; change light bulbs; police grounds; sweep walks; cut lawns; remove snow and ice; care for custodial equipment; empty wastebaskets; remove trash; order custodial supplies; make minor repairs to buildings, equipment, heating, lighting, air conditioning, ventilation and plumbing systems. - Perform other similar duties as assigned. -Safety sensitive position - -Qualifications: -Must have physical ability to do the work. -Must possess a valid Massachusetts Class D driver's license. -Work environment: -Work requires agility and physical strength, ability to function in close quarters, and is subject to noise, vibrations, hazards and atmospheric conditions including fumes, dust and air contaminants.--- Some exposure to outside environmental conditions in performance of job duties, including wet, hot and cold weather. -Physical and mental requirements: - -
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the position's essential functions. - -Physical skills - -
Position requires standing/walking most of the day, lifting/carrying up to 75 lbs, pushing/pulling, climbing, reaching, twisting, turning, sweeping, kneeling, bending, crouching and stooping in the performance of daily activities.--- The position requires near and far vision and acute hearing, the ability to maintain physical exertion for long periods of time, climb ladders and stairs, and operate hand and power tools and equipment.--------- -Motor skills -
While performing the duties, employees are regularly required to use oral communication skills and handle tools and equipment. The position requires balancing, pushing, pulling, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion to complete tasks. - -Visual skills -
Visual acuity is required to survey working environment and operate equipment and tools. -Hours: Full-Time
Salary: -$1,036.11 Weekly plus 10% for the night shift -
Union: Local 3 SEIU -
This is a -safety sensitive position - -
Date Posted: April 20, 2023
City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.
Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 x 2059 or

Pre-Employment Requirements for All Employees:

  • MA Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) clearance
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Completition of Conflict-of-Interest Law Education training for municipal employees

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

    To better protect the health and safety of staff and the public, all City of Somerville employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of November 1, 2021. Exemptions and/or reasonable accommodations are not guaranteed and will be reviewed by the City of Somerville Human Resources Department on a case-by-case basis. Learn more at .

    Benefits Somerville Offers:

    • 4 weeks annual vacation (for non-union positions) & for union positions this varies by contract
    • Medical insurance through the Group Insurance Commission (GIC)
    • Dental coverage low and high plans through Cigna
    • Vision care through the Vision Service Plan (VSP)
    • Long term disability through Sun Life
    • Group and voluntary life insurance through Boston Mutual
    • Flexible spending plans through Benefit Strategies
    • Deferred compensation through a choice of three vendors
    • Employee assistance through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by E4Health
    • Cancer screening & wellness release

    • Tuition reimbursement
    • MBTA pass program
    • FREE Blue Bikes membership
    • Eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

      Benefits listed are for benefits-eligible positions and the above information is meant to be a general overview of the benefit programs offered by the City of Somerville and not a binding contract.Powered by JazzHR

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