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Job Title: UPK Custodian
Date Posted: 08/29/2014
Location: Queens , New York
Division: Greater New York
Department: Ridgewood Corps
Category: Janitorial



  • Follow individual work schedule provided by the director to indicate specific responsibilities and the time scheduled for them.

  • Maintain a cooperative relationship with other staff, children, parents and visitors to the center.

  • Cooperate in total staff effort designed to improve the center’s services.

  • Participate in periodic individual conferences and regular staff meetings as scheduled by the Director.

  • As a means of promoting staff unity and providing opportunities for information exchange, participation in staff parties and attendance to parents meeting are also encouraged but not required

  • Maintain simple inventory of supplies on hand and s needed.

  • Sweep, mop and wax floors of classrooms, offices, halls, kitchen and bathrooms and center so that they are kept in clean and sanitary condition.

  • Clean all bathrooms including fixtures, urinals, toilets, washbowls and wall tiles.

  • Clean stairs, walks, play yards and roof as needed.

  • Remove garbage and trash, clean containers.

  • Care for cleaning equipment used.

  • Keep cots clean.

  • Dust wash down walls

  • Clean and replace bulbs, clean light fixtures.

  • Weekly and tri-monthly cleaning of range hood, if any and its parts as required by the City Division of Fire Prevention.

  • Keep inventory and distribute sanitary supplies as needed.

  • Unpack and store supplies.

  • Inform Director of needed sanitary and cleaning supplies, repairs and replacements of cleaning equipment.

  • Repair and paint play equipment and furniture as needed. Make other repairs in center.

  • Move children’s equipment to and from outdoor play space. Move large furniture indoors as indicated.

  • Place and pick up cots as needed.



  • Experience in general custodial duties, such as cleaning, repairing, waxing/stripping floors and painting.

  • High School graduate or High School Equivalency diploma.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should send their resume to:  Scott See at 

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