CUNY Custodial Assistant in New York, New York

GENERAL DUTIES

Under supervision, performs work of ordinary difficulty in cleaning public buildings and their immediate grounds; performs related light labor.

There is no Assignment Level for this position. All personnel perform related work. This specification describes typical assignments; related duties may be assigned as needed.

  • Sweeps, damp mops, and wet mops office floors, toilets, corridors, lobbies, and other assigned floor areas.

  • Cleans washbasins and other toilet room facilities.

  • Washes walls by hand with a brush or by using an electric machine.

  • Scrubs floors with an electric machine; waxes and polishes floors.

  • Hand scrubs stairs and stair landings.

  • Empties waste basket and disposes of refuse.

  • Vacuums and cleans rugs, carpets, and upholstered furniture.

  • Dusts and removes and cleans window coverings such as blinds.

  • Performs shoulder high dusting of walls.

  • Dusts and polishes furniture and metal work.

  • Cleans mirrors and glass in bookcase, doors, and restrooms.

  • Washes electric light fixtures.

  • Replenishes bathroom supplies in toilets.

  • Sweeps sidewalks and removes snow from sidewalks; washes sidewalks and lower portion of buildings with brush and hose.

  • Replaces bulbs and fuses.

  • Attends a low pressure heating plant.

  • May occasionally operate an elevator, move furniture, or act as watch person.

  • Reports broken equipment.

  • Observes safety and environmental health precautions as directed.

  • Puts up safety warnings and/or stanchions for wet floors or other areas for limited access during cleaning.

  • Sorts refuse for recycling.

  • Cleans small kitchens and/or coffee service areas.

CONTRACT TITLE

Custodial Assistant

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values Baruch College seeks to fill a Custodial Assistant vacancy in the Department of Buildings and Grounds.

Baruch, a senior college in the City University of New York system, is named in honor of Bernard M. Baruch, statesman, financier, and devoted alumnus. Baruch has a history of more than 160 years of making a world-class education accessible to a highly motivated and diverse student body through three acclaimed schools: the Zicklin School of Business; the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences; and the School of Public Affairs.

Shift(s) available: Evening and/or Weekend hours will be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

There are no formal education or experience requirements.

There are certain medical and physical requirements as established by University management.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least one year of full-time experience in the cleaning and maintenance of a building. CUNY considers full-time work to be 35 hours per week. Part-time experience of at least 20 hours per week may be prorated and credited instead of, but not in addition to, full-time experience during the same period. Part-time experience of less than 20 hours per week will not be credited at all.

  • Demonstrated English language proficiency, including ability to speak, read, write, and understand English well enough to meet minimally acceptable performance standards set for job duties.

COMPENSATION

New Hire: $29,279* Incumbent: $33,084 *This amount reflects a 13% salary suppression in effect for the first 24 months of employment only.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

August 11, 2017

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Support Staff

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Baruch College

Job Title: Custodial Assistant

Job ID: 17101

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular