Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Hours Per Week
Facilities/Security/Food Service
FLSA Status


House Keepers are assigned to each Academic Building to maintain public/ common areas to assist in eliminating distractions such as unwanted graffiti, dust/dirt, and unwanted smells from the learning environment and to assist in the protection of the faculty employees and student’s health and safety.


Cleans all areas of the building including but not limited to the following and other duties as assigned:

  • Empties and cleans waste receptacles and replaces bags as necessary.
  • Dusts and mops hard surfaced floors.
  • Thoroughly vacuums, including all edges of carpeted floors.
  • Arranges furniture to its original position.
  • Reports any damage or vandalism to your House Keeper or supervisor.
  • Cleans glass to classroom entrance doors.
  • Wet mops hard floors as weather and usage conditions dictate (daily during winter months).
  • Dusts exposed horizontal surfaces such as window sills, empty shelves, door casings, and bottoms of furniture (NOTE: In scientific laboratories, bench tops and hoods are not to be cleaned by House Keeping.
  • Replaces light bulbs as necessary.
  • Clean all glass.
  • Keep all entrances clean.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    • Empties trash receptacles, cleans as needed, and replaces bag liners.
    • Checks and replaces all paper products such as tissue and hand towels as needed.
    • Checks and fills soap dispensers as necessary.
    • Cleans and disinfects sinks, toilet seats, and side panels to stall partitions.
    • Cleans mirrors.
    • Cleans entrance panels to stalls of fingerprints etc…


Education/ Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • At least 1-2 years experience

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Requires regular, reliable, and predictable work attendance
  • Ability to operate custodial and maintenance equipment
  • Good knowledge of proper chemical storage use and inventory
  • Skill in maintenance tools and materials

Physical Demands

  • Extensive time sitting and standing
  • Able to climb stairs, ladders, and scaffolds, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and kneel
  • Ability to lift 25-40 pounds
  • Must wear a uniform
  • Exposure to chemical cleaners and pesticides


  • None

Maximum Salary

USD $33,280.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $33,280.00/Yr.


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