SUNY Buffalo State Cleaner in Buffalo, New York
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About Buffalo State
Buffalo State is the largest comprehensive college in the State University of New York system. As a civic, urban, and engaged campus community, we pride ourselves as having small college learning environments coupled with large university opportunities. We are a diverse and inclusive college committed to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our mission is to transform lives, to empower students to succeed and to inspire a lifelong passion for learning. Buffalo State is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, service, scholarship, creative activity, and cultural enrichment. With degree programs in education, the arts, science, and professional studies, each year nearly 10,000 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality academic programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, NCAA Division III athletics, and prime location in Buffalo’s cultural corridor. We welcome applicants who are committed to helping us fulfill our mission.
Posting Date 02/19/2021
Department Custodial Services
Line Number 43170
Budget Title Cleaner
Negotiating Unit CSEA
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Labor (3)
Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm
Department Operating Needs
Since the activities of other employees depend upon the performance of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that the employer will consider when filling this vacancy.
The successful applicant for this position will be deemed an essential employee.
Brief Job 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, laboratories, residential facilities, and restrooms. The nature of the cleaning assignments ranges from light, medium, to heavy physical effort. The class is non-supervisory.
Duties include but are not limited to: 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. Collects, transports, and disposes of medical waste or spoiled linens in accordance with cleaning procedures. 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. 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.
Applicants must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor, and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
Application Deadline Date 03/06/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
All applicants must apply online.
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://jobs.buffalostate.edu/postings/5223
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution that subscribes to all federal, state, and SUNY legal requirements and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, sex, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital or veteran status (Nondiscrimination Notice). Any violation of this policy should be reported to the Equity and Diversity Office, Cleveland Hall 415, (716) 878-6210. Buffalo State is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. If you have any questions, please contact Lydia Kawaler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (716) 878-4822.
Background Investigation Statement
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background investigation. Our Pre-Employment Background Screening Policy is available at http://hr.buffalostate.edu/pre-employment-background-screening.
Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report (ASR) for SUNY Buffalo State at http://police.buffalostate.edu. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Buffalo State University Police Department at (716) 878-6333.
New York State Executive Order 161
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at email@example.com.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
Buffalo State website
Chronicle of Higher Education
Panorama Hispano News
* All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The college's Pre-Employment Background Screening Policy is available at http://hr.buffalostate.edu/pre-employment-background-screening. Prior to an offer of employment, an applicant will be required to sign an authorization release form, allowing Buffalo State to conduct a background investigation. Failure of an applicant to sign the authorization release form will disqualify an applicant from further consideration for appointment.
I agree to comply with the college's policy.
I do not agree to comply with the college's policy. (Note, this selection will disqualify you from further consideration for appointment.)
* Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent (e.g., GED)?
* Do you have experience in industrial or commercial cleaning?
* Do you possess a valid driver's license?
* Temporary Cleaners at Buffalo State College are required to receive first consideration for filling permanent Cleaner vacancies according to the Agreement between the Executive Branch of the State of New York and CSEA OSU (Civil Service Employees Association Operational Services Unit).
Applicants who are not employed as a temporary Cleaner at Buffalo State College and seeking employment as a permanent Cleaner are encouraged to apply to the continuous recruitment temporary Cleaner posting at http://jobs.buffalostate.edu/postings/2492.
I acknowledge that I have read and understand the contract requirements Buffalo State College must abide by to fill this position.
I am not currently employed as a temporary Cleaner at Buffalo State College and understand I may not be eligible for consideration.
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume / Curriculum Vitae