Cleaner (Substitute) – All District Locations 98 views6 applications

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $15.00/hr.
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 0-12 months
  • Education NONE

This is a labor position involving performance of cleaning duties in the upkeep of building interiors, furniture, and fixtures for a department, agency, hospital, or school.  Work involves following simple routines and procedures in accomplishing tasks.  This position is distinguished from entry-level custodial positions by absence of responsibility for minor maintenance work such as plumbing and carpentry. Employees may work split shifts.  Work is performed under direct supervision of a Custodian or Head Custodian who assigns cleaning tasks and inspects completed work.  Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  (All need not be performed in a given position.  Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)

  • Cleans and washes bathroom facilities;
  • Sweeps, wet mops and dust mops hard surface floors, hallways, stairwells, and entrance ways;
  • Dusts, polishes, and cleans office and school furniture, electrical fixtures, woodwork, stair railings, radiators, and venetian blinds;
  • Washes marks, stains, and fingerprints from walls, tables, chairs, desks, cupboards, counters and glass;
  • Vacuums carpets and stuffed furniture;
  • Empties ashtrays, wastebaskets, and pencil sharpeners into large trash containers;
  • Cleans and washes lavatory fixtures;
  • Fills dispensers with soap and disposable paper products;
  • Secures and locks windows and office and classroom doors;
  • Turns off lights and unplugs small electrical appliances;
  • Straightens office, classroom, and cafeteria furniture;
  • May wash chalkboards and chalk trays;
  • May wash windows;
  • May set up cafeteria or conference room for movies, programs etc.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Working knowledge of building cleaning procedures, materials, and equipment; working knowledge of cleansing agents and proper applications; ability to follow oral and written instructions, especially as printed on cleansing agents; ability to operate a vacuum cleaner; willingness to perform repetitive cleaning tasks; ability to use cleansing agents and electrical equipment safely; dependability; conscientiousness; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  There are no education or experience qualifications for this position.

Per Chapter 180 of the Laws of 2000, and by Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.