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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/19/17

Applications Due01/03/18

Vacancy ID46175

AgencySUNY Cobleskill


Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade05

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $28440 to $35286 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Labor Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6 AM

To 2:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address State Route 7

City Cobleskill


Zip Code12043

Minimum Qualifications A GED or High School Diploma are required for this position

Candidate must be able to follow written and/or oral instructions.

Duties Description Cleaners perform a variety of routine manual tasks requiring light, medium, and heavy physical effort in cleaning and caring for an assigned area in public buildings and adjacent grounds and sidewalks.

Cleaners work independently or as part of a work team that performs a wide range of specialized and routine cleaning activities such as stripping and polishing floors, window washing, vacuuming, trash and recycling removal, dusting and cleaning walls, office space, kitchens and common areas, hospital and clean rooms, laboratories, residential facilities, and restrooms. The nature of the cleaning assignments ranges from light, medium, to heavy physical effort. The class is non-supervisory.

Illustrative Duties:

Washes floors, corridors, stairs and stairwells, walls, partitions, windows from the inside or outside of buildings using mops, brushes, detergents, buffers, floor scrubbers, and other cleaning implements.

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

Strips and waxes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpets; and dusts assigned areas using manual or mechanical equipment.

Cleans and scrubs all areas of lavatories and locker rooms, such as sinks, urinals, toilets, showers, shower walls and drains, tile floors, and locker room common areas.

Replaces light bulbs, dusts or washes light fixtures and high places such as ceilings using ladders and scaffolds.
Cleans and polishes furniture, metal fixtures, and equipment.

Removes hazardous articles on floors, furniture, and equipment and places them in designated receptacles or in appropriate places.

Moves furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning activities, or sets up for meetings or special events.

Changes curtains and drapes, and hangs pictures and other decorative objects.

Empties trash, recyclables, and waste, in accordance with cleaning schedule.

Assembles cleaning cart to conform to assigned cleaning duties, and mixes and properly dilutes cleaning solutions in accordance with manufacturer directions.

Wears appropriate protective clothing, and other specialized protective equipment as required by the cleaning assignments.

Checks supplies and equipment functioning, and notifies supervisor of low supply levels, equipment malfunction, and building maintenance issues noted during cleaning.

May be assigned to remove snow and salt walkways; clean sidewalks, yards, and drives; and mows lawns with manual or mechanical equipment.

May be assigned to laboratories, clean rooms, operating rooms, or hospital, school, or custodial care settings that require a high degree of cleanliness and disinfectant processes that must be followed to minimize the spread of infection.

Additional Comments No emailed or hard copy resumes or cover letters will be accepted. For official position information and to apply online, please go to and click on "Current Openings". Thank you.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources

Telephone 5182555423


Email Address


Street State Route 7

State Route 7

City Cobleskill

State NY

Zip Code 12043


Notes on ApplyingNo emailed or hard copy resumes or cover letters will be accepted. For official position information and to apply online, please go to and click on "Current Openings". Thank you.

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