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Title
Custodian
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Janitorial
Department
Facilities
Location
Schenectady, NY

Responsibilities

Summary: Keeps Wildwood School, camp, offices, or similar buildings in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties.

Shift: Monday- Friday 10am-6pm

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Sweeps, mops, buffs, and scrubs floors. Vacuums hallways, stairs and office space.
  • Cleans and services restrooms with mops and disinfectants. Stock and replenish supplies.
  • Strip and wax floors.
  • Sets up and takes down chairs, tables, and other equipment for special use of building.
  • Cleans interior glass, and drinking fountains.
  • Dust blinds, vents and base boards.
  • Checks to ensure that buildings are heated, cleaned, locked, and unlocked in readiness for all activities.
  • Empties office trash and garbage containers.
  • Informs senior custodian of maintenance issues.
  • Makes recommendations for improvements or new equipment.
  • All supervisors, managers, and employees are all responsible for helping to create a workplace free of recognized hazards, and for acting safely.

 


 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write and speak effectively.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software.

Certificates and Licenses:

No certifications needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance (including on ladders and scaffolds) and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

Additional Requirements:

A valid New York State Driver’s License and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.

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