The first question that came to mind when talking with Jeremiah Johnson, the newly hired supervisor of building and grounds for the Muskego-Norway School District, was how young he was when he started.
Johnson explained he had been with the district 11 years upon receiving the job, which has been held by Gary Rosploch, who is stepping down at the end of February after 21 years with the district. However, his youthful appearance prompted the question of how old he was when he began.
"I pretty much entered the district shortly after high school at the age of 19, and I was a substitute custodian," Johnson explained.
Johnson said he worked up to a full-time position and became a supervisor for Bay Lane and Country Meadows. In the meantime Johnson earned his certification as a facilities manager with the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials, and is a member of the Wisconsin School Safety Coordinators Association.
Johnson was approved by the school board Monday night, and will earn an annual salary of $84,800. He will start his new position on March 1.