Buffalo State, State University of New York, seeks candidates for the position of Cleaner. This is a continuous recruitment posting to fill current and future temporary part-time or full-time cleaner positions. 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.
Salary = $15.04/hourly
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor, and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
Preferred Qualifications: Dependability and a good attendance record.