Janitor Vacancy in Facilities and Planning: The College at Brockport

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Janitor Vacancy in Facilities and Planning

Facilities and Planning Janitor SG-07 Monday - Friday 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm Full-Time, Contingent Permanent Line # 476

Position Summary:

The Janitor is responsible for the daily supervision of cleaners assigned to their building(s) and for the cleaning, basic unskilled maintenance and care of buildings including adjacent grounds and sidewalks.

Essential Functions:

Custodial Maintenance:

•Responds to building issues and preforms basic unskilled maintenance.

•Submits work orders for building repairs requiring semi-skilled trades staff.

•Maintains cleaning supply inventory.

•Adheres to standard operating procedures and follows assigned routines.

•Dusts, sweeps, vacuums and mops flooring in offices and public areas.

•Applies finish to coat floors and buffs or burnishes.

•Scrubs, strips, waxes and polishes floors using light and heavy (industrial type) powered scrubbers and buffers.

•Shampoos rugs periodically using rug shampooing machines.

•Mixes and uses various cleaning agents in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.

•Cleans restrooms and scrubs all areas such as sinks, toilets, urinals and drains.

•Restocks paper and soap supplies in restrooms, kitchens and break areas.

•Empties recycling and trash receptacles, replaces liners and trash bags for proper disposal.

•Cleans interior and some exterior windows, sills, mirrors and glass in corridor doors, working on ladders and scaffolding as required.

•Cleans and dusts furniture, exhibit cases, pictures, door trim and chalkboards/whiteboards.

•Washes and/or cleans interior tile wall spaces, ceiling fixtures, blinds by hand or with power washing machine, working on ladders and scaffolding, as required.

•Cleans locker rooms, shower rooms (walls/drains), pool gyms and gym mats.

•Collects, transports and disposes of medical waste or soiled linens in accordance with cleaning procedures.

•Cleans blood spills and bodily fluids, including urine, vomit and feces.

•Moves heavy furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment.

•Sweeps and shovels snow from steps and walks at building entrances and connecting walks.

•Applies ice melt to sidewalks and building entrance-ways.

•Rakes campus grounds.

•Cleans and maintains the appearance of building entrances, connecting walks and loading docks.

•Locks and unlocks campus buildings.

•Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.

•Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.


•Oversees the work of other staff members as appropriate to the position; monitoring work assignments, setting schedules, and providing on-going training.

•Inspects work areas to ensure consistency and quality of work and adherence to established procedures, safety regulations, and infection control standards.

•Maintains records of work performed, and prepares necessary reports.

•Ensures adherence to established College departmental policies and procedures, objectives and safety standards.

•Supervises cleaners and assigns specific tasks and gives verbal and/or written instructions.

•Monitors work while in progress and when completed.

•Assists in training of cleaners.

•Provides assistance to resolve work issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Non-competitive; applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and to communicate effectively to obtain and convey information.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.

•Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

•Foster a cooperative work environment.

•Effectively resolves minor conflicts.

•Working knowledge of common desktop applications such as Excel, Work, etc.

•Ability to effectively manage time and schedules.

•Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.

•Knowledge of the properties of various cleaning substances.

Operating Needs:

•Act as the backup to the supervisor in their absence.

•Ability to work holidays, overtime, shift work and college special events.

•Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

•Effective and respectful interpersonal skills.

•Valid NYS Driver's License.

How to apply:

Please submit your application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at www.brockportrecruit.org by January 26, 2018.

Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


Gloria Lear, glear@brockport.edu

Human Resources

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