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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/26/23

Applications Due06/12/23

Vacancy ID131736

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSupervising Janitor - 12870

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $41953 to $51410 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address David Axelrod Institute

Wadsworth Center

City Albany


Zip Code12159

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, labor, or 55b/c service as a Supervising Janitor OR Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service's Supervising Janitor eligible list# 26-236 with a score of 90 or higher.

Provisional: Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent competitive, non-competitive, labor, or 55-b/55-c service as a Janitor, Housekeeper, Supervising Housekeeper, or Facility Operations Assistant 2.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team as well as handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Duties Description The Supervising Janitor will be assigned to David Axelrod Institute and will be responsible for supervising and supporting one State and six contract janitorial staff, as well as maintaining the cleaning supplies inventory. The incumbent will plan and schedule staff assignments and cleaning services, supervise the proper distribution of cleaning equipment and supplies, inspect buildings and assigned areas for compliance with cleaning guidelines, and establish training standards and train new staff.

Additional Comments Permanent, Competitive or Provisional, full-time. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility. Provisional candidates will be required to take the next Civil Service promotional examination for the Supervising Janitor and be eligible for immediate appointment from the resulting eligible list to maintain continued employment. If three or fewer New York State Department of Health promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive
promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. Employees must have one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in qualifying titles as described on the last Civil Service promotion examination held for this title, #38-578. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, NMH/SJ/12870

Telephone (518) 486-1812

Fax (518) 473-3336

Email Address


Street Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Rm 2217, Albany, New York 12237- 0012

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference NMH/SJ/12870 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/SJ/12870, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until June 12, 2023

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