Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Cleaner
Classification Title Cleaner
Posting Number C1800009
Employer State
Appointment Type
Appointment Term Permanent
Position Type Labor Classified
Temporary Until
Salary Grade SG05

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

Job duties include performing a variety of routine manual work under supervision such as the following:
• Wash floors, corridors, stairs and stairwells, walls, partitions, windows from the inside or outside of buildings using mops, brushes, detergents, buffers, floor scrubbers and other cleaning implements
• Collects, transports and disposes of medical waste or spoiled linens in accordance with cleaning procedures
• Cleans blood spills and bodily fluids, including urine, vomit and feces
• Strips and waxes floors: vacuums and shampoos carpets; and dusts assigned areas using manual or mechanical equipment
• Cleans and scrubs all areas of lavatories and locker rooms, such as sinks, urinals, toilets, showers, shower walls and drain, tile floors, and locker room common areas
• Replaces light bulbs, dusts or washes light fixtures and high places such as ceilings using ladders and scaffolds
• Cleans and polishes furniture, metal fixtures and equipment
• Removes hazardous articles on floors, furniture and equipment and places them in designated receptacles or in appropriate places
• Move furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning activities or sets up meetings or special events
• Changes curtains and drapes and hangs pictures and other decorative objects
Empties trash, recyclables and waste in accordance with cleaning schedule
• Assembles cleaning cart to conform to assigned cleaning duties and mixes and properly dilutes cleaning solutions in accordance with manufacturer directions
• Wears appropriate protective clothing and other specialized protective equipment as required by the cleaning assignments
• Checks supplies and equipment functioning and notifies supervisor of low supply levels, equipment malfunction and building maintenance issues noted during cleaning

In addition the incumbent must be able to stand, stoop, bend and stretch for long periods of time. Have the ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor, ability to use various cleaning equipment and products; ability to climb ladders and scaffolds. May be assigned to clean laboratories, operating rooms or hospital, school or custodial care settings that require a high degree of cleanliness and disinfectant processes that must be followed to minimize the spread of infection. The ability to shovel and remove snow from walkways and areas adjacent to buildings.

Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions. Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.

This position is for 3rd shift with the hours of 11:30 pm – 8:00 am days may vary. Selected applicants will be required to undergo a criminal background check as well as a previous employment verification. Therefore you should ensure to include your complete and accurate work history including the company names, dates of employment, and official job title. The employment information that you provide on the employment application will be compared to the information that you submit for the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

There are no educational or experience requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

National Work Readiness Credential preferred. For more information about the National Work Readiness Credential or to find out how to receive the certification, please contact Ms. Terry Patterson, UB Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at or 716-645-1913

Physical Demands

Applicants must be able to perform medium to heavy physical labor and the duties listed in the position summary.

Salary Range $28,440
Work Hours

Days may vary
11:30 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.

FTE 1.00
Campus All Campuses
Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is for 3rd Shift with the hours of 11:30 p.m. – 8:00 a.m., days may vary.

Selected applicants will be required to undergo a criminal background check as well as a previous employment verification. Employers and specific dates of employment listed on the application will be verified. Please ensure that complete and accurate work history including company names, start and end dates of employment and official job title is included and can be confirmed through this process.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact's Name Facilities Human Resources
Contact's Title
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-5277

Posting Dates

Posted 01/18/2018
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be Filled

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Would you be willing to work 3rd shift? (11:30 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of directly related experience do you have?
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10+
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  4. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter