Custodial Assistant - Buildings & Grounds (Multiple positions)

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
May 03, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10477

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

May include nights and weekends.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

There are no formal education or experience requirements.

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

COMPENSATION

New Hire:  $26,516*
Incumbent:  $29,962
*This amount reflects a13% 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

Applications can be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website (http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html)and navigating to Careers at CUNYfirst. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to begin April 28, 2014.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

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