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Custodian 

About the Organization A pioneering not-for-profit affordable housing developer and community programs initiator in New York City, Settlement Housing Fund, Inc. has worked since 1969 to create more than 8,700 apartments through 64 affordable rental and homeownership development projects. Settlement Housing Fund presently owns and maintains 36 buildings containing 1,979 apartments in various locations, with concentrations of housing and programs in the Mt. Eden section of the Bronx, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the Two Bridges neighborhood on the Lower East Side, as well as at other sites throughout Manhattan. We expect that our portfolio will continue to grow. Settlement Housing Fund is equally committed to bringing amenities, programs and services to communities we serve through the development and operation of affordable housing. Settlement Housing Fund is the parent organization of The Crenulated Company, LTD dba New Settlement which was created in 1989 with the acquisition of 14 abandoned buildings from the City of New York. New Settlement has evolved into a robust social service organization offering a range of community-based services in education, college access, youth development, arts, workforce development, community organizing, wellness and other key services that provide important resources to the neighborhood's youth and families. New Settlement's success has been achieved through close collaboration with a wide range of educational institutions, housing and community development organizations, businesses, youth development and social service agencies - in the neighborhood, Bronx-wide, across New York and nationally. The programs at New Settlement are supported by local, state and federal government agencies, as well as foundations, corporations, organizations and individuals.  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: The custodian will be responsible for the daily cleaning and safety conditions of all assigned facilities performing assigned tasks. This person is responsible to clean, perform grounds keeping activities including snow removal, and perform routine maintenance activities painting, minor plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical repairs.

Job Duties include but not limited to:

  • Supports and enhances a culture that respects and honors diversity, invests in professional development and encourages self-care.
  • Arranges special set up for events as programs require.
  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Empty trash cans.
  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect all surfaces to include laboratory equipment.
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors.
  • Restock toiletries.
  • Apply wax to floors and buff.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Move and put back furniture for scrubbing and waxing.
  • Identify and report possible repairs immediately upon discovery.
  • Shovel snow from sidewalks and sprinkle salt on surfaces.
  • Will be required to work during inclement weather.
  • Will be required to work extra hours and overtime as needed to prepare the building.
  • Will be required to attend staff meetings as well as completed any trainings as required.
  • Perform other duties as reasonably requested.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have a positive, can-do attitude and be committed to our Mission of Service and innovation.
  • Ability to relate to persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Must be able to exercise independent judgement.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to understand and carry out simple oral and written directions; and to read, write, understand and communicate in English.
  • Working knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment: familiarity with the operation and maintenance of building systems and ability to perform a variety of routine maintenance tasks.
  • Must be thorough, dependable, motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to successfully maintain and pass DOE Clearance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The ability to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.
  • The ability to frequently sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • The ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Must be able to utilize office equipment such as desktop/notebook computers, copiers, printers, scanners, telephones, and calculators.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Employment is at will and employees will undergo 45- and 90-day check-ins during their 90-day probationary period.

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employee will be required to follow other instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

New Settlement is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions expected of an employee. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of you as an employee. You may be asked to perform other duties as required.

$20.00 - $21.50 per hour

 
Position Requirements  
Salary $20.00 - $21.50 per hour  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Custodian  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s) Nina Ortiz  
Location New Settlement  

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