Custodian – 2nd Shift

at City of Massillon
Location Massillon, OH
Date Posted November 4, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


To apply for this position, please follow the Filling of Application.  Applying from this job board, will result in an incomplete application!!!


The Massillon Civil Service Commission will conduct a competitive examination for the position of SCHOOL CUSTODIAN – 2nd Shift. There is one (1) position vacant and an eligibility list will be established from this examination to fill the classified position in the Massillon City School District.

Date of Exam: Thursday December 5, 2019 at 5:30 PM Check-in Time: 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM.

Location: Massillon Recreation Center - 505 Erie Street N, Massillon, OH

Deadline for application and documentation: Wednesday November 27, 2019 by 4:30pm


HOURS: Monday - Friday 2:30 - 11:00 PM

This position requires maintaining buildings and grounds at a high level of cleanliness and willing to perform all tasks necessary. This includes cleaning all rooms and facilities in the buildings and maintaining all exterior areas (mowing, weeding, trimming shrubbery and other lawn work). The ability to handle gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, and weed killer, fertilizers, cleaning materials and other chemicals in a safe manner is a requirement to perform this job. Additional duties include: operating vacuum, basic repair tasks, set up of tables and furniture, ordering and maintaining supplies, carpet and floor scrubber operation, cleaning and replacing light fixtures and additional duties, as assigned by management.


** To be considered an applicant, you must complete the following to sit for the exam.

  • City of Massillon Application must be emailed or mailed for consideration
  • Proof of High School Diploma / GED must be emailed or mailed for consideration
  • Bonus credit documentation must be emailed or mailed for consideration (if applicable)Applications can be found on City of Massillon website and should be emailed or mailed in, along with proof of high school diploma/GED and bonus documentation (if applicable).

Email:  OR  Mail to: City of Massillon Civil Service, 151 Lincoln Way E. Massillon, OH 44646 by the deadline.


The written examination will consist of questions in the subject areas of safety, basic math, problem solving, cleaning procedures, reading comprehension, public relations, tools, tool use, and other related areas.

Applicants attaining a minimum passing score of seventy percent (70%) on the written examination will be placed on an eligibility list ranked according to total score. Per Section 124.26 of the Ohio Revised Code, the eligibility list expires upon filing or closing of the position.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no mandate that states you must be hired based on the ranking of the Eligibility List. There are other factors that also can determine if you are qualified for the position; i.e.: interviewing, skill testing, as well as physical and drug testing.


Veteran's Preference: In accordance with Section 124.23 of the Ohio Revised Code, any applicant discharged from the uniformed services or transferred to the reserves with evidence of satisfactory service who is a resident of this state and any member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio national guard, with more than one hundred eighty days (180) of active duty service pursuant to an executive order of the President of the United States or an act of the congress of the United States shall receive additional credit of twenty percent (20%) of the total grade given awarded in the examination provided a passing grade is attained. A member in good standing of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio National Guard, who successfully completes initial entry level training, shall receive a credit of fifteen percent (10%) of the person's total grade given in the examination provided a passing grade is attained.

Twenty percent (20%) is the maximum bonus credit attainable and credit will only be awarded when the minimum acceptable written examination score of seventy percent {70%) is achieved.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor. The Massillon City School District is a drug-free workplace.


Applicants qualified to take the examination will be admitted to the test site upon presentation of their Driver's License or other valid photo-identification card acceptable to the examiners. Applicants unable to present acceptable photo identification will not be examined.

*Once applications and supporting documentation has been received, applicant will get a reminder email about the examination.


Elaine M. Campbell, Chairperson; Tony Townsend, Secretary; Margaret Elum, Assistant Secretary; Jodi DeStefanis, Civil Service Director/Equal Employment Officer