Senior Custodian

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title: Senior Custodian

Salary: $29,230



(A) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, AND two (2) years of experience in building cleaning and maintenance work, or experience in any of the standard mechanical or construction trades; OR

(B) Three (3) years of experience, as outlined in (A) above


The incumbent in this class is responsible for the supervision of cleaning, maintenance, and heating activities of a building or buildings. The incumbent in this position has charge of all custodial work. Work is performed in accordance with general instructions and is subject to review by a superior. Immediate supervision is exercised over the work of employees engaged in various custodial activities. Incumbent performs related work as required.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs and supervises cleaning activities;
  • Assigns tasks to subordinates and gives instructions in the use and safety requirements of building cleaning supplies, materials, and equipment;
  • Makes minor carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other building repairs;
  • Requisitions and insures proper use of supplies;
  • Performs a variety of custodial activities as required;
  • Operates a computer to receive, maintain, manage, and disperse information as required.

Good knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment; good knowledge of operating low pressure boilers and auxiliary equipment; working knowledge of computer operation and computer programs; ability to plan and lay out work; ability to supervise the work of others; dependability; manual dexterity.

This is a competitive position and successful candidate will be required to pass the Oneida County Civil Service examination for the Senior Custodian position. To view frequently asked questions for local civil service administration and examinations at:

Senior Custodian Job Specification: /JobSpecs/S/SeniorCustodian.pdf

This position is Monday through Friday | 4:00 PM to 12:30 AM.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MVCC offers a comprehensive employee enrichment program. Official academic transcripts required upon hire. The successful candidate will need to apply through the Oneida County Personnel application process and test for the position.

Review Start Date: 4/9/2021

Review of applications will begin on the review start date and will continue until successful candidates have been identified.

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