Description: Pratt Institute is seeking a Full-Time Custodian to join its Facilities Management Team at our Brooklyn campus who will perform duties in support of the maintenance and upkeep of Pratt's buildings, grounds and mechanical equipment. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of various cleaning techniques and cleaning equipment, as well as hands-on experience in housekeeping, and building operations equipment. If you are looking for a new opportunity to help support enhancing the quality of our physical facilities, then we want to hear from you!
On a typical day you will be required to:
Maintain the general safety and cleanliness of furniture, office equipment, floors, walls, rugs, stairwells, lounges, restrooms, lobbies, elevators, locker, and storage facilities, including replenishing supplies and products as needed
Move furniture and equipment as needed or directed. Report any visible damage, malfunctions and accidents involving the Institute's equipment or property to the supervisor
Serve as relief truck driver or truck assistant to pick up and deliver packages, furniture, and equipment
This is a Local 311 position. Rate: $29.5560/Hour
Qualifications: Education: High School Diploma or equivalency required. Completion of course in basic building management is preferred.
Experience: Three years of experience as a building custodian or handyperson. Must have the ability to work well with diverse populations, and demonstrated level of cultural competence.
Knowledge, Skills and License:
FDNY Certificate of Fitness #6 for fuel oil operating (This can be waived at the direction of management when specific work location does not require it).
Ability to communicate with public in a positive, courteous and respectful manner.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.
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The mission of Pratt Institute is to educate artists and creative professionals to be responsible contributors to society. Pratt seeks to instill in all graduates aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, collaborative skills, and technical expertise. With a firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, a Pratt education blends theory with creative application in preparing graduates to become leaders in their professions. Pratt enrolls a diverse group of highly talented and dedicated students, challenging them to achieve their full potential.