Rockefeller University Custodian in New York, New York
Job Title Custodian
Laboratory / Department 150410 Plant Operations Office
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.
Under the supervision of a Group Leader, the Custodian will be responsible for sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, carpet cleaning, and stripping, refinishing, buffing floors. Will be responsible for cleaning and dusting all types of furniture including, but not limited to bookcases, exhibit cases, cabinetry, and pictures, cleaning walls, doors, light fixtures, ceilings, and vents, using ladders and/or scaffolding, and sweeping, shoveling, or using 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 it 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 workday, 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.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Previous experience as a cleaner preferred. Must be able to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions in English.
Perform medium to heavy lifting as assigned. Must be able to work with cleaning chemicals, lift at least 50 pounds, and walk up and downstairs, and climb ladders. Must be able to bend and stoop over a lengthy period, must be able to distinguish colors, and have a full range of hand dexterity motion.
This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans