Groundskeeper/ Custodian/ Laborer

Job Summary

Hiring (1) Full -Time employee to join the Revere Housing Authority team as Groundskeeper / Custodian/Laborer.  Work involves the performance of routine duties related to the exterior maintenance of lawns, trees, shrubs, flower beds, walks, roadways, parking lots, etc.; the interior custodial maintenance of floors, walls, ceilings, windows, etc. in offices, public areas and apartments; and performs minor maintenance repairs and painting repairs. He/she will be required to lift and carry heavy objects, to work outdoors in all types of adverse weather conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities employment

  1. Knowledge of grounds keeping and custodial cleaning preferred.
  2. Knowledge of the proper use of chemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides.
  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety measures.
  4. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  5. Ability to maintain acceptable working relationship with co-workers.
  6. Ability to work in adverse conditions, such as: sleet, snow, heat, cold, dust and dirt, as well as cramped quarters and high places.
  7. Ability to lift heavy objects.
  8. Knowledgeable and skilled in performing various painting tasks
  9. Knowledgeable and skilled in performing various carpentry tasks


  1. Work in a professional and courteous manner within a service environment.
  2. Perform preventive ground keeping and custodial procedures.
  3. Document information required maintaining records on preventive maintenance programs, repairs, installations, and stock utilization and working orders.
  4. Be proficient with hand and power tools.
  5. Report to work in emergency conditions.
  6. When necessary works under adverse conditions, shovels snow and lifts heavy objects.
  7. Performs all other related duties that may be assigned.


High school graduate with at least one-year of full time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial and grounds keeping. Possess a valid Massachusetts class D driver’s license.

Starting hourly rate is $29.90/ hr. based on experience; 40 hours per week, excellent benefits.

Please submit resume to Dean Harris, Director of Maintenance & Modernization, 70 Cooledge Street Revere, MA 02151 or email to  Accepting resumes until position filled.  RHA is an equal opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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