Careers at Far Hills

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Our faculty and staff are the heart and soul of our school. They come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, and their diverse interests and talents create a vibrant professional climate where their work is more than a mere job. All of our faculty and staff share a passion for helping children learn and grow. We seek employees who view learning as a life-long pursuit, embrace a child-centered approach to teaching, and who celebrate community.

All positions will remain open to application until filled.
Far Hills Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Openings

After School Extended Day Counselors

Part time
3 p.m.–6 p.m. 

Looking for energetic, reliable, flexible and fun personalities to work with children varying in ages PreK through 8th grade. We provide homework assistance, game play, arts and crafts, science projects, cooking and more. Experience working with children is encouraged. Required is a State of NJ background check. For more information please contact Brian Junger at 908-766-0622 or bjunger@fhcds.org.

Building and Grounds Assistant

 Job Title:  Building and Grounds Assistant
 Reports to:  Director of Facilities
 Classification:  Non- exempt/Full-time
 

Essential Functions

  • Performs basic building repairs and preventive maintenance.  Interior and exterior finishes; and doors, windows and hardware; and playground equipment.  

  • Coordinates with the Director of Facilities for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.

  • Repairs equipment and furnishings, such as inspection and repair of gymnasium and playground equipment; repair of window shades, blinds and stage curtains; furniture repair and refinishing

  • Maintains assigned vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.

  • Performs site maintenance and repair work, such as snow removal with school owned snowplows and sanding equipment; maintain playgrounds and parking lots; lawn and tree maintenance.

  • Performs remodel and construction work, such as new or replacement walls, floors and ceilings; installing sheetrock and paneling; plastering and painting; construct and/or install corkboards and bulletin boards;  install furniture, such as shelves, cabinets, counters and equipment; install playground equipment and fences.

  • Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required in classrooms, common areas and fields.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of trades related to building maintenance and repair.

  • Knowledge of machinery, equipment, and tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds

  • Knowledge of a variety of building maintenance procedures and techniques.

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skill in using hand and power tools

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public

  • Skills in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

  • Ability to work independently and visualize and anticipate end result needed  

 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather

  • Physical ability to perform the above listed essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.  Ability to lift and carry 50lbs or more.

 

Qualifications:

  • Hold and maintain a New Jersey driver’s license in good standing

  • Five years’ experience in school facility maintenance is a plus

  • Working knowledge of most aspects of building and grounds for both indoor and outdoor

  • NJ Black Seal license and Asbestos remediation certificate preferred

  • HVAC experience preferred