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Utility Porter (71124)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

Job Details

Utility Porter (71124)

Location: New York, NY

Looking to make a difference in the cleanliness and safety of our workplace? Join our team as our Utility Porter! You will be responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of our office spaces, ensuring they are safe and inviting for all employees and visitors. From maintaining equipment to clearing snow and debris, your attention to detail and commitment to cleanliness will be invaluable. If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and ensure our facilities shine, apply now!

Under direct supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment, performs labor in support of the maintenance of the Institute's buildings and grounds.

Position Duties:
  • Maintain and clean office equipment, floors, walls, rugs, stairwells, lounges, bathrooms, lobbies, elevators and locker and storage facilities.
  • Mop, sweep, wash tiles and wall surfaces; remove trash and snow; apply cleaning agents.
  • Move furniture and equipment as needed or directed.
  • Maintain the safety and cleanliness of all exterior and interior walkways in assigned areas by sweeping, moping or with shovels, ice melting chemicals, etc.
  • Maintain cleaning equipment; oil, lubricate, clean and ensure equipment is in safe operating condition.
  • Maintain cleaning logs and inventory for supplies, hardware and equipment.
  • 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.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

  • HS diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1 year of experience in housekeeping, cleaning or as a porter is required.

Required Skills:
  • Must possess knowledge of different types of cleaning equipment and the safe use of chemical cleaning agents.
  • Good verbal communication skills required.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and be able to work in inclement weather as needed.

Certifications & Licenses:
  • Valid New York State Driver's License required.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications, ranging from $62,315.74 to $62,315.74.

This position will fully onsite.

This is a union-represented LOCAL 311 FACILITIES position

Generous Benefits:
  • Supplemental Retirement Annuity (SRA)
  • Tuition Benefits for Employees and Dependents
  • Tuition Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - commuter, medical, dependent care
  • Child Care Benefit
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance provided by Pratt
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Coverage

About Pratt Institute:

Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the professional knowledge and experience to make a better world. A world-class and internationally ranked college with programs 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, a landmark building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, Pratt Munson College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. On Governors Island, Pratt is a core partner on the Stony Brook University team selected to develop the New York Climate Exchange, a research and educational hub poised to establish New York City as the global leader for the most pressing issue of our time: climate change. Another extension of Pratt’s campus is the Research Yard, a 20,000-square-foot facility that brings together the research activities of Pratt Institute under one roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY).

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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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