The Perry Local Board of Education
will vote to approve or deny the one-year contract April 28; Patron''s appointment is expected to gain the Board''s approval, the story stated.
Previously, Patron worked as an independent contractor for the U.S. Postal Service
, a job that came with no benefits and no pension program, the story noted.
According to the story, the Edison Junior High School janitor position pays between $15 and $16 an hour and includes benefits.
Patron, who has a child attending Edison Junior High School, was selected in part for his effective communication skills and previous experience working with the public, the story added.
Patron said: "The hiring process was very structured. With each step or platform, it was another opportunity to present yourself better than the time before. I’m fortunate that I met those requirements. My references spoke highly of me. And I believe God had a big hand in it, too."