Rockefeller University Custodian in New York, New York

Department Description

Plant Operations offers comprehensive services at The Rockefeller University including a full range of building trades services which are responsible for routine maintenance and minor/major space alterations, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, grounds maintenance, locksmith, custodial, moving and setup services.

Detailed Description

Under supervision of a Group Leader, the Custodian will be responsible for cleaning, waste removal of equipment and furniture and snow and ice removal. The Custodian will sweep, dust and wet mop all hard surface flooring such as stairs, hallways and offices; vacuum and spot clean carpeting; wash glass on windows, doors, partitions; clean and dust all types of furniture, exhibit cases, cabinetry, bookcases, pictures, walls and door trim, and numerous other types of equipment; clean walls, doors, light fixtures, ceilings, and vents, using ladders and/or scaffolding; and sweep, shovel, or use a mechanical device to remove snow from the front of buildings, walkways, stairs, and parking lots and spread salt as needed. The Custodian will cleanse and disinfect washrooms, collect trash and bring to the main collection area, and move heavy equipment, supplies, chemical tanks, and furniture as directed. The Custodian will set up and remove tables, chairs, and other equipment for special events, clean equipment, restock supplies, clean the custodial area at the end of the work day, determine supplies needed for the week, make out appropriate requests, and inspect equipment to determine the need for parts and/or repairs to be reported to the supervisor.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent required. Previous experience as a cleaner highly desirable. Must be able to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions in English.

Additional Details

Will perform medium to heavy lifting as assigned. Must be able to withstand contact with various chemicals used in a cleaning solution. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, go up and down stairs, climb a ladder, and bend and stoop over a lengthy period of time. Must be able to distinguish colors and must have hand dexterity.

Job Title: Custodian

Laboratory / Department: Plant Operations

Job: IRC22112

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans