description of CLEANER/GROUNDS PERSON position

  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of all buildings, grounds, and common areas.

  • Reports to Maintenance Supervisor

RESPONSIBILITIES (Including, but not limited to)

  • Clean model apartment, community center and office areas.

  • Clean hallways and common areas.

  • Clean laundry facilities.

  • Clean vacant apartments.

  • Conduct daily policing of grounds.

  • Handle snow and debris removal.

  • Touch up painting of hallways and common areas.

  • Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to be on feet.

  • Have constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to perform the following physical activities:

    • Bend/Stoop/Squat: Perform routine maintenance/repairs, pick up tools and needed equipment.

    • Climb Stairs: Service requests, make-ready needs for 2 and higher apartments.

    • Push or Pull: Move equipment, appliances, open and close doors, etc.

    • Reach Above Shoulder: Perform routine maintenance/repairs, stock and remove equipment, parts, etc. .

    • Climb Ladders: Perform routine maintenance/repairs.

    • Grasp/Grip/Turning: Handle tools and equipment, perform routine maintenance/repairs.

    • Finger Dexterity: Handle tools and equipment, perform routine maintenance/repairs.

    • Writing: Inventory maintenance, requisition requests, required maintenance reports.

  • Lifting/Carrying (supplies, replacement parts, ladders, etc.):

    • Over 150 lbs: rare need (less than 1% of the time)

    • 75 -150 lbs: Occasional need (1% to 33% of the time)

    • 25 to 75 lbs: Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time)

    • 1 to 25 lbs: Constant need: (66% to 100% of the time)

  • Previous experience in cleaning.

  • Previous experience in grounds maintenance.

  • Ability to follow directions.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Ability to complete tasks.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be available on an as-needed basis for after hours, on-call emergency services.

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621 Columbia Street, Cohoes NY 12047
(518) 785-9000 |