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Job ID: 181723

Janitor, Campus Living
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 17, 2022
Title Janitor, Campus Living
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department VPSL Campus Living
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Position Summary

Campus Living invites applications for the Janitor position. In this role, you will perform cleaning and general janitorial services in Campus Living’s facilities. Your duties will include:
Clean and service buildings by sweeping and mopping offices, halls, stairways, and other units
Wax and buff floors
Gather and dispose of refuse
Service lavatories and fixtures
Clean lighting fixtures, replace light bulbs, and wash windows
Move furniture and equipment as applicable
Assist with sweeping walks, shoveling snow
Supervise the work of other staff as applicable; provide day-to-day assignments
Respond to requests and the emergency need for janitorial services

At Campus Living, we strive to achieve personal growth and learning every day, for everyone. We are a community that welcomes and celebrates every student, staff and guest with all of their diverse identities, beliefs and ways of thinking.

Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

About Campus Living
Campus Living, a unit within the division of Student Life, serves to provide the best residential living experience for students at the University at Buffalo. Campus Living offers quality, affordable and desirable campus housing in support of the university’s mission. Campus Living is comprised of 13 residence halls and five apartment complexes accommodating 8,000 residents on the North and South Campuses. Approximately 5,800 students reside in the residence halls and 2,200 students reside in the apartment complexes. Campus Living is comprised of 210 professional and classified staff with a total operating budget of $70m.

About UB
The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Buffalo, to maintain the excellence of the university and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

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.

Departmental Operating Needs
A NYS driver’s license or demonstrated ability to meet the travel requirement of traveling between campuses as necessary
The ability to quickly and appropriately respond to situations that require janitorial services
Since the activities of other employees depend on the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.

Minimum Qualifications
Must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and communicate orally and in writing to exchange information.
Preferred Qualifications
Institutional cleaning experience is preferred.
Excellent attendance record and documented experience in supervising others.
A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS.

Physical Demands
Routine tasks require light, moderate and/or heavy effort.
Must be able to work from ladders and scaffolds.
Must have the ability to stand, stoop, bend, and stretch for long periods of time.

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