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Janitor - Part Time

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SUNY Budget Title: Janitor
Salary Level/Grade: SG007
Work type: Part time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Facilities Custodial


Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.   

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!  

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.   

Job Summary:


Janitors are responsible for the cleaning, maintenance, and care of public buildings and adjacent grounds and sidewalks. Janitors perform similar duties as Cleaners, but have additional responsibilities such as supervising Cleaners; responding to building issues and performing basic unskilled maintenance; submitting work orders for building repairs requiring semiskilled or skilled trades staff; ordering and restocking cleaning supplies; and distributing and collecting keys. A Janitor supervises up to ten Cleaners.

Essential Functions: 

  • Perform major repairs to custodial equipment. 
  • Perform a variety of cleaning and maintenance duties in the assigned areas including mopping, washing, dusting, polishing, vacuuming, moving and setting up furniture, emptying trash, recycling, and other related duties as described in greater detail in the classification standard for Cleaner.
  • Perform unskilled repairs and maintenance work such as hanging pictures, curtains, and blinds; fixing or replacing broken shelves and door knobs; performing routine maintenance on manual and motorized cleaning and maintenance equipment; unplugging toilets, traps, or sinks; and other unskilled maintenance and repair work, as assigned.
  • Set up equipment and seating facilities for public meetings, classes, graduations, and special events.
  • Requisition cleaning and bathroom supplies, and industrial cleaning agents to clean assigned areas, as directed.
  • Respond to requests for cleaning or maintenance, and refers matters requiring semiskilled or skilled trades work to higher level staff.
  • Report damages or needed maintenance and repair in assigned areas requiring semiskilled or skilled trades staff to higher level staff.
  • Supervise Cleaner positions; assigning specific tasks, providing instructions, making sure the work is completed according to custodial program specifications, monitoring employee time and attendance, and signing time cards.
Minimum Qualifications:

Non-Competitive: must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and communicate orally and in writing to exchange information.

Candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle to be operated and pass LENS Check.

Work Schedule: Saturday and Sunday:10:30pm - 7:00am and Monday:10:30pm - 2:30am
Salary and Benefits:


May be benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport!  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Application Instructions: Submit your application, cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references via our Employment Opportunities website at .

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
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 via email at

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.


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