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Position Information

Title Housekeeping
Location Touro NY
Department Facilities Admin
Position Number 1S9633
Job Description

House Keepers are assigned to each Academic Building to maintain public/ common areas, to assist in eliminating distractions such as unwanted graffiti, dust/dirt and unwanted smells from the learning environment, and to assist in the protection of the faculty, employees, and students’ health and safety

Job Duties

Cleans all areas of the building including, but not limited to the following and other duties as assigned:
Empties and cleans waste receptacles and replaces bags as necessary
Dusts and mops hard surfaced floors
Thoroughly vacuums, including all edges of carpeted floors
Arranges furniture to its original position
Reports any damage or vandalism to your supervisor
Cleans glass to classroom entrance doors
Wet mops hard floors as weather and usage conditions dictate (daily during winter months)
Dusts exposed horizontal surfaces such as window sills, empty shelves, door casings, and bottoms of furniture (NOTE: In scientific laboratories, bench tops and hoods are not to be cleaned by House Keeping
Replaces light bulbs as necessary
Cleans all glass
Keeps all entrances clean
Other duties as assigned

Empties trash receptacles, cleans as needed, and replaces bag liners
Checks and replaces all paper products such as tissue and hand towels as needed
Checks and fills soap dispensers as necessary
Cleans and disinfects sinks, toilet seats, and side panels to stall partitions
Cleans mirrors
Cleans entrance panels to stalls of fingerprints, etc.

Required Qualifications

Requires regular, reliable, and predictable work attendance
Ability to operate custodial and maintenance equipment
Good knowledge of proper chemical storage, use, and inventory
Skill in maintenance tools and materials

Preferred Qualifications

High School diploma or GED
At least 1-2 years’ experience

Physical Demands

Extensive time sitting and standing
Able to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolds, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and kneel
Ability to lift 25-40 pounds
Must wear a uniform
Exposure to chemical cleaners and pesticides

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Non-Exempt
Salary Detail Commensurate with Experience

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00044P
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents