Buildings & Grounds Custodian - Morrisville, NY | Cornell University - Military Veterans

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Morrisville, New York

The Buildings & Grounds Custodian is primarily responsible for maintaining the Association offices and buildings. They provide custodian service for CCE Madison County Association buildings. Clean, dust, polish, vacuum, wet mop, sweep, and maintain floors on a regular basis. Empty/clean all waste receptacles, remove trash and recyclable materials. Use and maintain assigned equipment and hand tools while ensuring storage rooms are orderly and neat. Ensure restroom and kitchen facilities are clean, orderly, and supplied with sufficient paper products. Wash walls, windows, and sills on a regular basis. Paint rooms and simple carpentry to keep building in shape. Sweep/shovel snow from stair/walks to building; keep entrances clean from debris. Limited lawn care may be included. Responsible for complying with all OSHA/PESHA safety regulations in performance of duties. The Associate also helps to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers, participants, and the public. Application Instructions To be considered for this position, all applicants must : (1) Complete *ALL* sections of the online application (2) Upload/attach a cover letter (Word or PDF format) (3) Upload/attach a Resume (Word or PDF format) (4) Upload/attach names and contact info for at least 3 professional references (Word or PDF format) **ATTACH ALL DOCUMENTS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS.** Read the information below and carefully review your application prior to submitting. All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting. All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: . Position Details This is a part-time, non-exempt position, 15-20 hours/week. Hourly rate range between $15.00-$16.50/hr. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including: Paid Vacation, Sick, & Personal time Paid Holidays NYS Health Insurance Program (including FREE Dental Insurance) NYS Retirement (NYSERS) Long-Term Disability Insurance Total Care Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity Plan Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance Voluntary Auto and Homeowner's Insurance Voluntary Pet Insurance Voluntary New York's College Savings Program ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions Position Information Required Qualifications: High School or Equivalent Education. Experience relevant to the role of the position. Knowledge of cleaning, maintenance, and repair methods, materials, and techniques applicable to public buildings. Demonstrated ability to perform cleaning, maintenance, and repair work. Valid NYS Driver's License and an acceptable driving record. Communication skills: Ability to read English and interpret documents such as instructions, safety and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with employees and others. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and assume responsibility with general guidelines and direction. Technology Skills: Basic computer skills. Ability to learn and use MS Outlook electronic calendar functions, compose emails, use internet-based software to record time worked. Ability to work flexible hours which may include early mornings, evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate. Arrive to work ahead of regular building opening hours to clear snow and ice from sidewalks and building entrances. Physical ability to do heavy lifting (able to lift and carry 50 pounds), to shovel snow, carry supplies and equipment. Ability to climb and perform work from a ladder. Ability to work independently and to complete work within a reasonable time frame. Ability to identify and address safety concerns in the work place. Ability to work effectively with co-workers. Ability to communicate with supervisor and staff as pertains to the duties of the job. Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and assume responsibility with general guidelines and direction. Ability to plan and organize work responsibilities according to priorities developed with the immediate supervisor. Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position, primarily to transport self to work. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in facilities and/or grounds maintenance including light maintenance tasks, i.e. changing light ballasts, minor plumbing, painting. Responsibilities/Essential Functions Coordination/Operation - 95% Comply with established health and safety regulations and guidelines including OSHA/PESHA regulations. Safely operate all job-related equipment. Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Record use and storage of all chemicals and cleaners utilized in MSDS record book as required. Interact with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public in a courteous and respectful manner at all times. Attend Facilities Committee meetings as required to assist with creating written plans for grounds maintenance. Work with supervisors on ordering, picking up, and delivering supplies and equipment. Collaborate with supervisors to schedule contractors, volunteers, or other resources to address facility, maintenance, and storage needs. Perform a substantial amount of routine, non-complex tasks to support the facilities administration of the Association. Duties may include, but not be limited to: Grounds Maintenance: Perform landscape and road/sidewalk maintenance such as: mow grass as needed, maintain shrubbery and area around shrubs, weeding, fertilizing, rolling, etc.; shovel and salt driveways, building entrances, parking lots, etc. Includes operation of small hand/motor equipment (i.e. shovel, weed eater, etc.). Building Cleaning/Upkeep/Security: On a daily, weekly or monthly basis as directed clean and maintain all rooms/entrances/hallways/common areas of all buildings, including emptying waste baskets/trash; cleaning washroom facilities and replacing lavatory supplies; mopping/sweeping/waxing/vacuuming; keeping storage areas free of fire hazards and debris; cleaning entrance rugs; cleaning windows/doors; dusting window sills, cabinets, other furniture, and shelves, and all other tasks as assigned. Assists with maintaining security of buildings and grounds (opening, closing and locking doors, etc.) Building/Equipment/Lighting Maintenance: Assist in the minor troubleshooting and maintenance of building and equipment as directed; replace bulbs and/or ballasts of interior/exterior lighting when necessary, keep light fixtures clean; routine maintenance of building(s) mechanical equipment, including furnaces, installation of window air conditioners, refrigeration units, etc. Perform minor/general maintenance and repairs such as minor plumbing, electrical, carpentry, flooring, and painting. Alert supervisors of any major problems or repairs needed to be completed by outside contractors. Building/Equipment Maintenance Record: Maintain a log of activities and duties performed on vehicles/equipment and any other forms, paperwork, records, etc. as assigned. Storage: Safely assist with the storage and removal from storage of program materials, boats, cars, and recreational vehicles as directed. Special Events: Set up and clean-up for events and meetings according to schedule and as directed, including emptying trash, cleaning restrooms and restocking supplies, sweeping/cleaning/mopping/vacuuming/waxing floors, taking down and setting up tables and chairs, etc., interacting with and assisting customers and catering staff as needed and directed. Madison County Fair: May assist with fair set up and tear down; manage trash/debris removal. Work hours will be adjusted during this period. Professional Improvement - 5% In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes and Association priorities. Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned. Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment. Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard. Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified. EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public. Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences. Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Madison County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success. Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner. No relocation or VISA sponsorship available. Please contact Larkin Podsiedlik, Executive Director, email with questions. Job Title: Association Custodian Level: 007 Pay Rate Type: Hourly Company: Contract College Contact Name: Lori North Number of Openings: 0 Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

Morrisville, New York

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