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  • Custodian

    Your Career Their Future!
    Our employees are our biggest asset, and we intentionally shape their work experience to support growth opportunities that will impact our services. As we continue to evolve, we’re looking for skills, experience, energy, and creativity to support our initiatives. Put simply, this will be both fun and a meaningful journey!
    Position Overview: 
    The Custodian will ensure the safety and maintenance of all Children’s Friend buildings and occupants; provide coordination of maintenance and repairs, or arrange repairs, for building structures and operating systems as needed.
    Maintains facilities, both internally and externally, including but not limited to bathrooms, cleaning general areas, floors, etc.
    Maintains agency truck, if appropriate, and keep cleaning supplies stocked and maintained.
    Responds to Inclement Weather according to Agency and Departmental protocol.
    Responds to work orders such as changing light bulbs, replacing light switches, moving furniture, landscaping, power washing, grounds maintenance, and assisting Maintenance Technician. 
    Makes constructive use of individual supervision.
    Ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.
    Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
    • A HS Diploma or GED required.
    • Ability to work independently and follow detailed instructions.
    • Solid problem solving and communication skills.
    • Knowledge of safety and first aid.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance.
    • Driving record must meet Children’s Friend standards requirements.
    All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of criminal background checks, educational verification, medical, and proof of immunizations.
    Children’s Friend offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:
    • Medical Dental and Vision coverage
    • Employer contributions to the 403(b) plan
    • Employer-paid Life and Disability insurance
    • Flex Spending Accounts
    • 11 Holidays
    • Competitive Vacation Benefits
    • Training and Professional Development
    • Education Assistance
    • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
    Our Mission 
    Children’s Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children.
    About Us        
    Established in 1834, Children’s friend is Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare organization. We are an innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable children and families. Our services include Early Head Start, Head Start, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), adoption, foster care, support for families with substance abuse, counseling, assistance for children with developmental delays, and other child welfare and early childhood services.
    Children’s Friend is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by law.
    At Children’s Friend, diversity and inclusion are foundational to how we operate and are embedded in our Core Values. We recognize that to tap into the richness diversity truly brings, we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our employees and clients. Therefore, we respect and celebrate our employees’ diverse backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.
    We strive for the best candidate experience for all applicants, and if you need special assistance, please let us know. Talent@cfsri.org

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