Maintenance/Custodian position

Department of Recreation
Maintenance/Custodian

Job Description

Summary

Under supervision of the Recreation Director, the Maintenance/Custodian will perform a variety of work in the maintenance, alteration and repair of buildings and grounds and equipment. This position provides assistance to the Recreation Leader as needed. This position provides quality custodial services to any satellite locations the Recreation department may provide programs from.

Primary Duties required for this position

  • Responsible for the performance of facility maintenance such as light plumbing, changing of light bulbs/fixtures, carpentry, painting, and other repairs at all assigned sites.
  • Responsible for maintaining the property through janitorial duties i.e., cleaning, sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming of facilities. During winter months, cleans snow from entrances and sidewalks at all assigned sites.
  • Responsible for grounds maintenance to include sweeping, landscaping and other work at all assigned sites.
  • Assist with set up/break down of tables and chairs for group meetings.
  • Assists in checking facilities for safety hazards and report any deficiencies.
  • Responsible for ensuring all windows and entrances/exits are secured at end of work shift by utilizing alarm system if requested.
  • Responsible for moving of furniture and supplies as directed by Supervisor.
  • Tracks maintenance repairs throughout property and conducts daily/weekly building walk-throughs.
  • Complete required tasks while working around patrons and children.
  • Complete any additional task assigned by the Recreation Director.

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in facility maintenance.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Ability to work under stressful situations; ability to stay calm; have excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work evenings, night shifts, split shifts, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, and other departments and agencies; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to direct the work of others.
  • Ability to abide all CDC recommended guidelines.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, toxic or corrosive chemicals. Proper PPE will be provided.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, or moderately noisy when in the field.

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Special Meeting of the Mayor & Council on 12/30/20

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Elmwood Park Mayor and Council will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 4:00PM in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ (prior to the regularly scheduled Work Session Meeting) for the purpose of:

1 – Second & Final Reading/Public Hearing for Ordinance #20-37:

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13.2b(1) COMPRISED OF A USED 2017 MEV/LSV EMT RESCUE GOLF CART

2 – Rescind Resolution R-34-20 Appointment of Risk Manager – Professional Insurance Associates

Copies of this notice were distributed to the Mayor and Council, Officers, Municipal Attorney, emailed to and published with The Record and Herald News, filed in the office of the Municipal Clerk and posted on the bulletin Board in the Municipal Building.

Formal action will be taken.

Erin N. Delaney, MPA, RMC
Borough Clerk
Borough of Elmwood Park

60 families helped through 2020 Holiday Toy Drive

The Residents Assistance Program is proud to announce that over 60 families in need were helped through its Holiday Toy Drive.

We would like to thanks our local businesses, residents, families, and friends for making this possible through their generous donations.

R.A.P. Holiday Toy Drive 2020

Hanaim Church donation toward Residents Assistance Program Toy Drive

The Elmwood Park Residents Assistance Program & Elmwood Park Police Community Relations Division is extremely thankful for Hanaim Church's toy donation to the Elmwood Park Residents Assistance Program Toy Drive.

The Residents Assistance Program conducts their annual toy drive to make a child's Christmas a little more special!!

Together we can make this year better 1 smile at a time.

R.A.P. Toy Drive

December 10, 2020 Mayor & Council meetings

Please be advised that the December 10, 2020 7:00PM Work Session Meeting will be held in person, as regularly scheduled.

Additionally, the December 10, 2020 6:00PM Special Executive/Public Meeting at 6:00PM will also be held in person.

Council Chambers, BOrough Hall, 182 Market Street.

Police Communications Dispatcher Borough of Elmwood Park Police Department

This is to advise of a future vacancy for the above referenced position in the Elmwood Park Police Department. A Police Communications Dispatcher is responsible for receiving and transmitting pure and reliable messages, and recording other important information. They receive calls from individuals who need assistance from first responders. Once information is obtained from the caller, dispatchers activate the services necessary to respond to the nature of the call for help.This is to advise of a future vacancy for the above referenced position in the Elmwood Park Police Department. A Police Communications Dispatcher is responsible for receiving and transmitting pure and reliable messages, and recording other important information. They receive calls from individuals who need assistance from first responders. Once information is obtained from the caller, dispatchers activate the services necessary to respond to the nature of the call for help.

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