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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Custodian in Downingtown, Pennsylvania


Do you have experience in housekeeping and basic facilities maintenance? Are you seeking a position that provides you with a greater sense of purpose and satisfaction?

If you answered yes to both of those questions, consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. There are many advantages to joining our team.


  • Consistent work schedule of M-F 1-9pm Supportive team environment

  • Stable and reputatable Non-Profit that has been in business for over 100 years

  • Generous Paid Time Off and sick time

  • Medical/Dental/Perscription benefits available after 30 days of FT employment

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Center for Autism Research and Educational Services (CARES) Program, located in Downingtown, PA is an approved private school that serves up to 60 children, ages 5 through 21, with a diagnosis of Autism, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. We are currently seeking a Full Time School Custodian to perform basic housekeeping and maintenance support to the school building and facilities. The work schedule for this position is M-F 1-9pm.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning and light maintenance work such as simple repairs, moving furniture, hanging pictures, plumbing issues, etc.

  • Maintain equipment and tools in proper working condition and ensures proper storage.

  • Ensures economical and efficient use of materials.

  • Ensures that adequate supplies are available to complete work assignments and prepares monthly supply order.

  • Ensures that supplies and equipment are stored in accordance with regulatory guidelines.

  • Develops and implements a routine schedule of assigned activities.

  • Maintains cleanliness of entire school to include classrooms, bathrooms, hallways, cafeteria, floors, etc.

  • Remains aware of safety and building regulations in performing repairs, replacements, etc.

  • Uses Personal Peasonal Protective Equipment to limit exposure to potentially hazardous substances and blood borne pathogens.

Keywords: housekeeping, maintenace, janitor, cleaning, facilities

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong


EDUCATION: Trade or High School Diploma /GED

EXPERIENCE: Training requires at least two years commercial housekeeping experience, preferably in a health care setting. Knowledge of general maintenance activities is essential. Must be twenty-one (21) year of age to drive Devereux vehicles and maintain a valid PA drivers license. Two years related experience

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 5 days ago (4/6/2021 7:58 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-17028

Category Facilities

Position Type Full-Time