Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is currently seeking a motivated candidate to fill the position of a Custodian. The tasks of this person would be under general supervision, performing general cleaning and porter duties in laboratory buildings and residences. This includes and would not be limited to above floor care, floor care, moving items within laboratory buildings, and collecting regulated medical waste. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a willingness to work second shift and on weekends.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: 1-year experience in a custodial position. Knowledge of floor stripping and waxing preferred. Training will be provided.
QUALIFICATIONS: - Excellent interpersonal skills - Ability to understand and follow verbal & written instructions - Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds - Must be able to squat, twist, bend and kneel while using tools and performing maintenance tasks - Possess working knowledge of the methods, technique and materials used in custodial work - Familiar with operating, caring for, and storing custodial equipment and supplies
RESPONSIBILITIES - Maintain floors in a clean state by sweeping, vacuuming or mopping - Collect and dispose of trash - Clean, sanitize, and stock restrooms - Clean up spills with appropriate equipment - Complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision - Report any safety, sanitary, or fire hazards to the appropriate department
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15854
Position Number: 01383-A
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Internal Number: 01383-A
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.