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Janitor, Custodial Services
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 23, 2024
Title Janitor, Custodial Services
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Campus Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
The University at Buffalo, department of Campus Operations is seeking Janitors to perform a variety of cleaning and unskilled maintenance tasks and assist with supervising lower-level cleaning staff. They are responsible for the cleaning and upkeep of assigned areas in university buildings, surrounding grounds, and walkways.

Duties Include:
  • Perform general cleaning and disinfection tasks
  • Collect and remove trash, recycling, compost, and transport to centralized location for disposal
  • Replace misplaced items, furniture, and equipment
  • Washes floors, corridors, stairwells, walls, partitions, and windows using mops, detergents, brushes, and other cleaning devices
  • Vacuums, strips and waxes floors, and shampoos carpets, using manual or mechanical equipment
  • Scrubs and cleans restrooms and showers, using hand-operated equipment and cleaning agents; and unclogs toilets, traps, and sinks
  • Replaces lightbulbs, and dusts or washes light fixtures and high places, such as ceilings, using ladders, other appropriate equipment, and tools
  • Polishes wood and metal surfaces, fixtures, furniture, and equipment
  • Moves, and arranges furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning tasks or in preparation for meetings, events, and other activities
  • Sweeps, removes snow, and salts walkways using mechanical and manual equipment
  • Reports and recommends necessary repairs and maintenance requiring skilled trades work to supervisor
  • Prepares, mixes, and dilutes cleaning solutions following manufacturer directions
  • Assists with the supervision of lower-level staff. Assigns tasks; provides instructions, training and assistance
  • Demonstrates proper cleaning procedures
  • Reviews work of teams
  • Monitors time and attendance
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefits website.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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