Elmwood Park/Paterson Elks Lodge #60 presents Doctor Seuss Day To Go

The Elks Club has a limited supply of Dr. Seuss crafts and a book to use on octor Seuss Day for ages 5 to 7. Please text 973-460-6979 with your name, e-mail address, and the child’s first name only and age. This is a first come, first served basis. You will receive a text back in you have made the list of recipients. Pick up will be at the Elmwood Park Elks Club, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ on February 28, 2021 between the hours of 1 and 3.

Revised schedule for recycling missed from snowstorm on 2/1 & 2/2

Gaeta Recycling Company will be picking up recycling (co-mingled) that were not collected due to the storm on these following days:

  • Monday Section 1 will be collected on Friday 2/5/2021;
  • Tuesday Section 2 will be collected on Saturday 2/6/2021.

Donation of K95 masks to Elmwood Park

Hanaim Church located on River Drive in Elmwood Park donated 2000 KN95 masks to the Residents Assistance Program and our Police Department. We are so thankful for the generous donations that we receive from the church. We as a community appreciate all that they do for us.


donation of face masks


donation of face masks

Maintenance/Custodian position

Department of Recreation

Job Description


Under supervision of the Recreation Director, the Maintenance/Custodian will perform a variety of work in the maintenance, alteration and repair of buildings and grounds and equipment. This position provides assistance to the Recreation Leader as needed. This position provides quality custodial services to any satellite locations the Recreation department may provide programs from.

Primary Duties required for this position

  • Responsible for the performance of facility maintenance such as light plumbing, changing of light bulbs/fixtures, carpentry, painting, and other repairs at all assigned sites.
  • Responsible for maintaining the property through janitorial duties i.e., cleaning, sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming of facilities. During winter months, cleans snow from entrances and sidewalks at all assigned sites.
  • Responsible for grounds maintenance to include sweeping, landscaping and other work at all assigned sites.
  • Assist with set up/break down of tables and chairs for group meetings.
  • Assists in checking facilities for safety hazards and report any deficiencies.
  • Responsible for ensuring all windows and entrances/exits are secured at end of work shift by utilizing alarm system if requested.
  • Responsible for moving of furniture and supplies as directed by Supervisor.
  • Tracks maintenance repairs throughout property and conducts daily/weekly building walk-throughs.
  • Complete required tasks while working around patrons and children.
  • Complete any additional task assigned by the Recreation Director.


  • Prior experience in facility maintenance.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Ability to work under stressful situations; ability to stay calm; have excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work evenings, night shifts, split shifts, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, and other departments and agencies; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to direct the work of others.
  • Ability to abide all CDC recommended guidelines.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, toxic or corrosive chemicals. Proper PPE will be provided.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, or moderately noisy when in the field.

Return date is by February 8th - contact Samantha Hebda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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