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Lead Custodian - NYC Shelter $40-45K

JOB TITLE:              LEAD CUSTODIAN                                          

FLSA:                      NON-EXEMPT

DIVISION:               SERVICES – FACILITIES

REPORT TO:          FACILITY MANAGER

LOCATION:             MANHATTAN, NY

 

SUMMARY:   

The Lead Custodian supervises and participates in the overall cleanliness of all common areas of the facility and grounds of a 140 bed men’s homeless shelter. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains work schedules for all custodial staff.
  • Oversees and participates as needed to maintain facility in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Oversees trash removal, window cleaning, sweeping, mopping and buffing of hallways and stairwells.
  • Maintains the grounds and parking lots and walkways plus pool area, keeping them free from litter and hazards.
  • Assists as needed in room turnovers, transfers and close outs.
  • Assists Head Housekeeper with client storage as needed.
  • Tracks custodial supplies and brings any order requirements to Facility Manager’s attention.
  • As time permits, assists lead maintenance person with any special projects or assignments.
  • Does emergency transport as requested by Facility Manager or Security Manager.
  • Picks up supplies as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Facility Manager.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED required.  Five (5) years previous experience or work history desirable. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with others, ability to communicate appropriately with co-workers and client population served.  Good English and Math skills required.

AGENCY PROFILE &  EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS

Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)

 

 

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