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Job Posting: 

Position: Full-Time Custodian (2nd Shift)
Location: Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School, Franklin, MA
Department: Facilities Management
Reports To: 2nd Shift Supervisor/Director of Facilities 

Job Overview:

Tri-County is seeking a dedicated and reliable individual to join our team as a Full-Time Custodian for the 2nd shift. This position plays a crucial role in maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy environment for students, staff, and visitors. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, possess a strong work ethic, and have experience in custodial services, preferably in an educational setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine cleaning tasks such as sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and dusting classrooms, hallways, restrooms, offices, and other assigned areas.
  • Sanitize and disinfect high-touch surfaces and objects to ensure a hygienic environment.
  • Empty trash and recycling bins, and dispose of waste in accordance with school policies and environmental regulations.
  • Restock supplies in restrooms, classrooms, and other areas as needed.
  • Set up and tear down furniture and equipment for school events and activities.
  • Perform minor maintenance tasks such as changing light bulbs, unclogging drains, and reporting maintenance issues to the appropriate personnel.
  • Follow safety procedures and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Collaborate with other custodial staff and school personnel to address specific cleaning needs and requests.
  • Respond promptly to emergency cleaning situations.
  • Secure the school building by locking doors and windows, and activating/deactivating alarm systems as needed.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior custodial or janitorial experience, preferably in a school or institutional setting.
  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment such as floor buffers, carpet cleaners, and other machinery.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high cleaning standards.
  • Good physical condition with the ability to lift, carry, and move heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform physical tasks for extended periods.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Reliable and punctual with a strong attendance record.
  • Basic understanding of safety procedures and use of cleaning chemicals and supplies.

Work Schedule:

  • 2nd Shift: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • Occasional weekends or holidays may be required depending on school events or emergencies.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement plan options
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit the following:

  • A current resume detailing relevant experience.
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your skills and experience align with the job requirements.
  • Contact information for at least two professional references.

Application Deadline: June 14, 2024

How to Apply:

Submit your application materials to:

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School
Attn: Human Resources
147 Pond Street
Franklin, MA 02038

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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