This position will serve as the Custodian for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Oswego County and will provide custodial service in assigned areas of the Cornell Cooperative Extension buildings and grounds. Primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: clean, dust, polish, vacuum, wet mop, sweep, and maintain floors on a regular basis; empty and clean all waste receptacles, remove trash and recyclable materials; use and maintain assigned equipment and hand tools while ensuring storage areas are orderly and neat; clean restroom facilities daily and supply with sufficient paper products; wash walls, windows, and sills on a regular basis; sweep and shovel snow from stairs and walks to building utilizing powered snow clearing equipment; and keep entrances clean from debris. This position will also perform light facility repairs, replace building lightbulbs and filters, etc. and will perform basic grounds-keeping functions to including mowing and trimming grass for CCE of Oswego owned sites.
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All applicants must apply online by close of day on May 20, 2021 to be considered for this position. All applicants must submit a complete application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
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: http://workday.cornell.edu/.
Please contact Lauren Whipple, Human Resources Representative at 315-963-7286 with questions.
This position is a part-time, non-exempt position, 20 hours per week. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, NYS retirement, and vacation, sick and personal leave.
High school diploma or Equivalent Education.
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Valid NYS Driver's License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate
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.
Basic computer skills required for time tracking and work-related research purposes (maintenance, cleaning recommendations, etc.).
Knowledge of the general workings of an office building.
Ability to do light maintenance tasks (i.e. changing light ballasts, minor plumbing, painting).
Good mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity.
Ability to manage long-term goals within a context of day-to-day deadlines.
Ability to organize work and set priorities; ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to work under pressure.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Interest in taking pride in building and offices appearances and how organization is reflected.
Dependability and flexibility.
Must be able to demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and independently.
Good verbal communication skills.
Excellent human relations skills and willingness to relate openly to diverse audiences.
Ability to work well with others and respond to instructions from supervisor and fellow staff.
Coordination/Operation - 95%
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:
Clean, dust, polish, vacuum, mop, sweep, and maintain floors on a regular basis.
Empty and clean all waste receptacles, remove trash and recyclable materials.
Use and maintain assigned equipment and hand tools while ensuring storage room is orderly and neat.
Clean restroom facilities daily; supply with sufficient paper products.
Wash walls, windows, and sills on a regular basis.
Sweep and shovel snow from stairs and walks to building utilizing powered snow clearing equipment; keep entrances clean from debris.
Tear down and set up for rooms and special projects as assigned.
Perform light facility repairs, replace building lightbulbs and filters, etc.
Perform basic grounds-keeping functions to including mowing and trimming grass for CCE of Oswego owned sites.
This program may require the transport of program materials and resources, and will exercise care when utilizing any Association owned property and/or resources while performing position responsibilities.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 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 including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and 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.
Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Oswego 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.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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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.
Internal Number: WDR-00025694
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