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Part-Time Custodian (71126)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022
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Part-Time Custodian (71126)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute is seeking a Part-Time Custodian to join its Facilities Management Team at our Brooklyn campus who will perform duties in support of the maintenance and upkeep of Pratt's buildings, grounds and mechanical equipment. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of various cleaning techniques and cleaning equipment, as well as hands-on experience in housekeeping, and building operations equipment. If you are looking for a new opportunity to help support enhancing the quality of our physical facilities, then we want to hear from you!

On a typical day you will be required to:
  • Maintain the general safety and cleanliness of furniture, office equipment, floors, walls, rugs, stairwells, lounges, restrooms, lobbies, elevators, locker, and storage facilities, including replenishing supplies and products as needed
  • Move furniture and equipment as needed or directed. Report any visible damage, malfunctions and accidents involving the Institute's equipment or property to the supervisor
  • Serve as relief truck driver or truck assistant to pick up and deliver packages, furniture, and equipment

This is a Local 311 position. The Rate for this position is $29.5560/hr - $29.5560/hr.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalency required. Completion of course in basic building management is preferred.

Experience: Three years of experience as a building custodian or handyperson. Must have the ability to work well with diverse populations, and demonstrated level of cultural competence.

Knowledge, Skills, and License: FDNY Certificate of Fitness #6 for fuel oil operating (This can be waived at the direction of management when specific work location does not require it). Must have the ability to communicate with public in a positive, courteous and respectful manner. NYS Driver License required.

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Pratt Institute gives the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institute’s impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, an additional historic building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for professional and personal success in creative fields and with the goal of contributing to a more just and sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Pratt Center for Community Development, the Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement, the Pratt Center K-12, and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates' diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratt’s 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

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