Employment Opportunities

The Town of Ayer is an EO/AA Employer


Town of Ayer
Employment Opportunity


The Town of Ayer is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Custodian for the Town of Ayer.  The Custodian is responsible for performing manual work caring for and maintaining the buildings, grounds, and related equipment for the Town.  The position of Custodian is a full time (40 hours a week) position that works under the general supervision of the Facilities Director, Town Manager, or others as designated, requiring the ability to plan and perform operations and independently complete assigned tasks according to a prescribed time schedule.  The Custodian is responsible for cleaning offices, meeting rooms, bathrooms, and common areas; performs minor repairs and maintenance; routinely checks boilers and other building utility systems to ensure proper operation.  Perform minor repairs and maintenance as needed.  Performs outside work including mowing grass, raking leaves, sweeping steps, and walkways, and removing snow/ice and applying sand.   The Custodian must maintain confidentiality with access to the Police Station and Town Hall. Performs similar or related duties as required.  For the official position job description please visit www.ayer.ma.us.  

Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or equivalent; experience in custodial and maintenance work or equivalent combination of education and experience; must have a valid drivers’ license; must successfully pass a CORI and physical exam. 

Salary/Benefits:  Salary range per Union Contract:  $16.63 - $17.38 per hour.  Full time (40 hours a week); non-exempt position; occasional overtime opportunities; Union position with benefits including vacation/personal/sick time; health insurance; retirement system; optional deferred compensation plan. 

Application Deadline:  Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references in a single PDF (by email preferred to atm@ayer.ma.us) to Carly Antonellis, Assistant Town Manager, 1 Main Street, Ayer, MA 01432 atm@ayer.ma.us by the deadline of Friday, April 23, 2021.  The Town of Ayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.