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Custodians – Part-Time

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JOB ID: 21000150

Hershey, PA
Part-time
Job Category: Custodial Services

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is a cost-free home and school for 1,900 students from financial and social need.  Consider applying your janitorial/custodial skills and knowledge to this amazing organization which positively impacts the lives of the students enrolled. If that sounds fulfilling to you, MHS may be the perfect place for your next career move.

MHS is seeking full-time 2nd shift Custodians to join the Building Services team. The Building Services group pledges to provide a clean and healthy environment for the students and staff.  In addition to overall administrative facilities cleanliness, the department provides assistance with event arrangements, daily operations and maintenance of all campus swimming pools, and the summer scheduling of Student Residence building carpet cleaning. The MHS custodians are considered essential personnel to support the life-sustaining residental model during weather emergencies.

MHS custodians are responsible to maintain campus buildings as assigned in a neat, clean and orderly condition, cleaning classrooms, shop areas, hallways, offices, gymnasiums, restrooms, locker rooms, and pool areas; emptying waste baskets and handling trash/recyclable.  Also, they may be required to perform minor maintenance, assist in setups for meetings/events, unlock and lock buildings, assist with snow removal, etc.

Work schedule: 2nd shift Monday through Friday (hours between 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm) with occasional Saturdays - up to 29 hours per week.  Standard hours of operation may change due to seasonal or programmatic changes.  This is a bargaining unit position with pay rate starting at $14.15 an hour plus shift differentials. Part-time employees do not receive benefits.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 6 months’ experience in institutional/commercial cleaning.
  • Valid PA driver's license in a good standing.
  • Working knowledge of cleaning products & procedures.
  • Working knowledge of cleaning equipment, small tractors, gators or similar equipment and snow removal equipment, such as blowers.
  • Custodians are considered essential personnel therefore required to be available for snow removal and other essential duties as assigned.
  • Physically fit to lift/move items up to 50 pounds on regular basis.
  • Minor maintenance and equipment repair ability a plus.
  • Swimming pool certification a plus.
  • Blood borne pathogen training a plus.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS Staff are considered to be role models for MHS Students.
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students beyond the scope of their job responsibilities.

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