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Custodial Services

About Tabor Academy

Tabor Academy has a rich history that dates back to 1876 when the school was founded by Elizabeth Taber. Mrs. Taber had a lofty vision for the institution, including building character of young people from across the country. Today, we honor that legacy and embrace an international and diverse student body. Our work is guided by our principles of life-long learning, personal responsibility, and care for others. Here, students are encouraged to take risks and challenge themselves as they prepare to step into the world as global leaders.

For nearly 150 years, Tabor Academy has served the Marion, Massachusetts community as a premier coeducation, college preparatory boarding and day school. As the School by the Sea, Tabor offers an uncommonly beautiful setting in which to live and learn for students grades 9-12. The school provides a wide breadth of academic offerings for students to explore their interests, understand their strengths, and develop their critical thinking and communication skills. Tabor graduates are leaders, adaptable, and exceptionally skilled at navigating the 21st century.

Custodial Services

About the Position

The Tabor Academy Custodial Services role performs housekeeping, custodial and light maintenance duties throughout the 88-acre campus in dormitories, classrooms, apartments, and various buildings. The individual in this position must work collaboratively with the Plant Operations team and have a customer service orientation to working with students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The position is Monday through Friday, 5:30am – 2:00 p.m.

Status:
Non-exempt, Full Time

Reports to: 
Reports to: Household Supervisor, Plant Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Perform general sweeping, scrubbing, and mopping of hardwood, laminate, or tiled floors
  • Disinfect surfaces and areas
  • Vacuum and clean carpets and perform further treatments such as shampoo or stain-removal
  • Dispose of trash from bins, containers, receptacles
  • Dust and polish furniture and room accessories as needed
  • Scrub sinks, basins, bathtubs, showers, and toilets in private and public bathrooms
  • Change linens and gather used linens such as sheets or towels for laundering
  • Clean windows, glass surfaces, mirrors, and counters as needed
  • Keep all public spaces neat and tidy
  • Assist with event set up: chairs, tables, linens, trash receptacles
  • Maintain all cleaning equipment, supplies, and products; ensure safe and sanitary storage and care of products
  • Provides help and assistance as needed/requested by others in Plant Operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Other required experience and abilities:

  • Weekend work needed at times
  • Ability to lift up to 25 to 30 pounds
  • Physically able to reach, stretch, bend, and walk during daily routine, with the ability to stand for long lengths of time
  • Previous experience cleaning preferred; training will be provided
  • Ability to assist employees, families, students when needed
  • Pays attention to detail when cleaning
  • Organized and able to follow a schedule
  • Ability to follow verbal directions

Equity & Inclusion in Hiring

Tabor Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community – and hiring and retention processes, more specifically – informed by the NAIS Principles of Good Practice – Equity and Justice. Additionally, across all areas of school life, we prioritize practices based on Mind Brain Education (MBE) research; the relational skills of active listening, empathic understanding, critical thinking, and genuine inquiry; and pursuits that actively seek out and invite in diverse perspectives. At Tabor Academy, students come from all over the United States and over 21 countries to be part of an engaging community. Our diverse and inclusive student body welcomes individuals from all races, religions, and economical backgrounds and fosters students becoming engaged and committed global citizens with a disposition to act in service to the common good.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Tabor Academy does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other Academy-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.