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2834 Route 17M
Minimum Qualifications There are no education or experience requirements. Applicants must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor, and able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
Duties Description Under supervision, the incumbent would 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. These 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.
• Cleans blood spills and bodily fluids, including urine, vomit, and
• 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
• Moves furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning
activities, or sets up for meetings or special events. Changes
curtains and drapes, and hangs pictures and other decorative
• Empties trash, recyclables, and waste, in accordance with
• Assembles cleaning cart to conform to assigned cleaning duties,
and mixes and properly dilutes cleaning solutions in accordance
with manufacturer directions.
• 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
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
This position is eligible for a Mid-Hudson Adjustment of $1,513.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
2834 Route 17M
Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.