• Greater Bergen Community Action


Title: Custodian

Reports to: Facility Supervisor

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

The Custodian will clean and maintain the school or other educational facility

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· None

Job Responsibilities

· Clean and maintain all assigned workspaces and equipment, including but not limited to mopping, disinfecting, dusting and vacuuming.

· Perform all activities that are custodial in nature and deemed appropriate by Administration including mopping, disinfecting, dusting and vacuuming.

· Performs general cleaning and janitorial duties in the common areas of the building.

· Performs minor repairs and maintenance such as replacing light fixtures or unclogging pipes.

· Assists in cleaning and sanitizing classrooms, restrooms and common areas.

· Performs limited grounds maintenance such as mowing and trimming lawns and hedges and cleaning snow from sidewalks.

· Maintains a neat and orderly janitors’ room; ensures cleaning and maintenance supplies are stocked.

· Washes windows.

· Assists in examining school for safety hazards; reports deficiencies to their supervisor, Associate Director of Operations and/or Area Director.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

· Knowledge of safety hazards and proper use of various cleaning and sanitizing solutions.

· Detail-oriented and thorough.

· Ability to perform basic repairs and operate tools or equipment used in routine maintenance.

· Ability to keep the school clean and orderly.

· Ability to interact with staff, students, parents, and visitors at school while remaining professional, polite, and courteous.

Education and Experience:

· High school diploma or equivalent required.

· Must pass a background check.

Physical Requirements:

· Prolonged periods standing.

· Must be able to lift, bend, stoop, climb, reach, and lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

To Apply Contact:

GBCA Inc., Human Resources 392 Main St. Hackensack, NJ 07601 or



Email along with resume to humanresources@greaterbergen.org or Fax to (201) 342-9339

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons.

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Greater Bergen Community Action is a 501(c) (3), not-for-profit Community Action Agency. Established in 1967, Greater Bergen is part of a nationwide network of poverty-fighting enterprises which were established as part of the nation’s effort to address the intractable and persistent problem of poverty in America.

Contact Us

GBCA Headquarters
392 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601


Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 22-1818014