Position: Building Manager
Full Time (Hours 6:00am - 2:30pm)
Duration: 12 Month Employee
Location: Days Park Campus
Reports to: Facilities Manager
Compensation: The expected compensation for this position is$37,000-$45,000 annually. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

Our Mission

The Elmwood Village Charter Schools provide a stimulating and engaging learning environment that recognizes student capability, fosters their connectedness to their immediate and broader communities, and offers them ways to contribute to school life. EVCS believes that all students can and will learn at high levels when provided with the right learning conditions.

Who we are

  • The EVCS community values relationships with our staff, students and
  • We put students first - all decisions are made around what is best for
  • We act with urgency - we set a plan of action with urgency in response to student outcomes and needs
  • We always seek to be better - we believe seeking feedback and professional growth directly impacts students’ growth
  • We work as a team - we collaborate to achieve shared goals
  • We have a strong belief in social justice and believe that every voice We value diversity and a wide variety of perspectives.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a reliable and motivated building custodian who takes pride in a clean school for our campus community.

The Building Custodian is expected to report to work prior to other staff in order to:

  • Ensure all mechanical systems are in good working order (heating, cooling, electricity, etc). If any problems occur immediately notify the Facilities Manager
  • Unlock and open all classroom and office doors
  • Before instructional staff report inspect the building for any unsafe/unsanitary conditions and either immediately remedy the issue or indicate they are unsafe
  • Snow-blow and salt any snow/ice-covered walkways leading into the building
  • Monitor building supplies inventory and notify Facilities Manager of any supplies that are running low
  • Ensure mats at entrances and hallways are in place
  • Ensure that all entrances are clean and maintained appropriately for the campus community

Throughout the day the Building Custodian will:

  • Perform general cleaning duties in order to maintain a high level of building cleanliness
  • Clean cafeteria and bathrooms throughout the day in order to maintain a high level of building cleanliness
  • Respond to walkie calls from staff in a timely manner and provide excellent service
  • Refill paper towel, toilet tissue, soap, hand sanitizer dispensers as needed
  • Sanitize high touch surfaces (railings, door handles, copiers, etc)
  • Clean the floors including sweeping/dust mopping, wet mopping and vacuuming
  • Collect and empty trash and recycling containers throughout the day
  • Clean and disinfect all washrooms Ongoing job duties include:
  • Maintain a welcoming and clean environment for all staff, visitors and
  • Perform minor building repairs
  • Maintain grounds surrounding EVCS including watering plants/trees, ensuring grounds are free from garbage and cleaning entrances
  • Notify Facilities Manager and Director of Operations of any emergency maintenance issues
  • Provide daily update to Facilities Manager of any outstanding items or areas of concern When School is not in session:
  • Manage the deep cleaning of the building including but not limited to washing and shampooing all carpets, stripping and waxing floors, painting etc to ensure the school building is welcoming to the campus community
  • Move furniture and equipment in connecting with cleaning and care of EVCS
  • Paint and perform minor repairs as directed by the Facilities Manager
  • Wash windows and other exterior and interior fixtures Additional job duties may be needed based on the needs of EVCS

What We Look For

We want someone who:

  • Has a commitment to the Mission and Core Values of Elmwood Village Charter Schools
  • Demonstrates a commitment to providing high-quality customer service to all
  • Is highly detail-oriented with excellent follow-up and follow-through
  • Maintains a positive attitude, even in the face of pressure
  • Is a team player and open to receiving feedback
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and is flexible
  • Takes initiative, prioritizes tasks effectively, and can work independently with little direction
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion in the dissemination of information


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Three years of prior Custodial experience
  • Prior experience cleaning in a school setting preferred
  • Knowledge of complete floor care
  • Good knowledge of commercial cleaning practices and procedures;
  • Working knowledge of the maintenance and repair practices and procedures related to buildings, its fixtures and operating equipment;
  • Working knowledge of the properties of various cleaning substances;
  • Ability to use various cleaning equipment and products;
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours per day and move about effectively to fulfill the essential functions of the job.
  • Ability to climb ladders, bend, stretch, kneel and list a minimum of 25 lbs required
  • Working knowledge of computer systems
  • Manual dexterity and strength needed to operate cleaning tools such as mops, brooms and vacuum cleaners

What We Offer

EVCS offers an excellent working environment supported by our shared leadership team to ensure each person’s strengths can be utilized and fostered.

EVCS offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.

EVCS believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our community to thrive. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,

pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Join Our Team

To apply to this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter on Elmwood Village Charter Schools Website: http://www.evcsbuffalo.org/careers/

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