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

Date Posted May 17, 2024
Title Janitor, Campus Operations
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
  • Other duties as assigned
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. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. 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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