Supervising Janitor

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Department: CG-Environmental Services
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Supervising Janitor, SG011
Bargaining Unit: CSEA - OSU (Operational Services Unit)
Salary: $43,648
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Skilled Trade, General Labor & Cleaning

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing oversight of the cleaning, care and upkeep of assigned buildings or areas of buildings. Responsibilities include: plan and schedule staff assignments and cleaning services, ensure training standards are being met, observe work in progress of subordinate employees and investigate and resolve complaints of unsatisfactory performance. Assist subordinate supervisors in solving personnel work-related problems, inform staff of agency policies and directives, and ensure the efficient and effective use of time and materials. Incumbents will also mop, clean, buff & wax floors as well as wash corridors, stairs, stairwells, walls and partitions; safely use various hand-operated equipment and detergents, & other cleaning products; scrub and clean all areas of lavatories, rooms, & facilities. Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, and stretch for long periods of time. Must have ability to climb ladders and scaffolds. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask, organize and delegate tasks based on priority. Floor care experience and working knowledge of a health care facility desired. Will be required to train/re-train employees, and maintain documentation of such, on a consistent basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

New York State Department of Civil Service Eligible List or eligible for transfer.

We are now considering provisional appointments!

A provisional appointee will be required to take and pass the next NYS Department of Civil Service exam for Supervising Janitor and score high enough on the next NYS Department of Civil Service Eligible List to be reachable for permanent appointment as one of the top three ranking acceptors.

Must meet the following in order to be considered for Provisional Appointment:

You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive, non-competitive, labor, or 55-b/55-c service in the Janitor title.


You must have two years of satisfactory full-time experience in the custodial care or cleaning of buildings, offices, or institutional residences of which one year of the experience must have been at a supervisory level.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Days:

Supervising Janitor, Tuesday-Saturday 7:00PM-3:30AM. Located at the Community Campus.
*Schedule based on a 40 hour work week

Message to Applicants: Position Status: permanent
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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