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CUNY Custodial Assistant (Hourly) in United States

Job Title: Custodial Assistant (Hourly)

Job ID: 22367

Location: School of Journalism

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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

The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, founded in 2006, has become nationally recognized for its innovative programs. The only public graduate journalism school in the northeastern U.S., it prepares students from diverse economic, racial, and cultural backgrounds to produce high-quality journalism.

As the profession continues to reinvent itself for the digital age, the Newmark J-School is at the forefront of equipping the next generation of journalists with the reporting, writing, interactive, technological, and entrepreneurial skills they need to find stories and tell them effectively. The school currently offers a Master of Arts in Journalism, a unique bilingual M.A. in Journalism for students fluent in English and Spanish, and the nation's first M.A. in Engagement Journalism.

In addition to the general duties, the part-time Custodial Assistant will clean and sanitize work surfaces in classrooms and all common areas. This position reports to the Director of Campus Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

There are no formal education or experience requirements.

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

COMPENSATION

$15.61/hour

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

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CLOSING DATE

June 18, 2021

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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.

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