Man with toolRUPCO is looking for a Building Maintenance Custodian responsible for assisting with the day-to-day maintenance of all RUPCO owned/managed properties. The Building Maintenance Custodian, under general supervision by the Maintenance Supervisor, will perform a variety of custodial duties to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of the assigned RUPCO owned properties to include offices, rental apartments and surrounding outdoor areas. This full-time, hourly position provides a salary range of $15-$16 per hour. The 35-hour work week includes a rotating on-call schedule, generous health benefits, vacation and personal days.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning and dusting of floors, windows, carpets, counters, window/door frames, baseboards, and walls
  • Take out trash in all offices, conference rooms, break rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and common areas
  • Maintain all entrances, hallways, stairs, elevators and common areas in assigned buildings
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms on a regular (in some cases daily) basis.  Ensure that paper towels, soap, toilet paper and other necessary items are available
  • Restock supplies in break rooms, kitchens and common areas
  • Maintain cleanliness of custodial/maintenance closets at all properties
  • Help to set up and break down for events or meetings
  • Assist with apartment turnovers as needed
  • May be expected to make minor repairs as part of daily routine (check/change light bulbs, tighten screws, fix vacuum cleaner belts, replace dryer lint hoses, take down and clean light covers, plunge toilet, replace outlet plates, etc.)
  • Painting, landscaping, snow shoveling and other small maintenance projects may be required from time to time
  • Maintain compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as to follow all OSHA and RUPCO safety guidelines
  • Must be able to be part of a rotating on-call schedule for nights and weekends. On-call duties may include receiving phone calls and triaging tenant needs, traveling onsite to assist with tenant lock-outs, performing minor plumbing repairs, dispatching vendors to complete a repair if beyond area of expertise, as well as other duties
  • Maintain a positive and professional relationship with tenants and staff
  • Other duties as assigned or as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks
  • Must have a high level of energy and able to multi-task when necessary
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Must be able to climb stairs and a ladder
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Must be organized and able to work independently without constant supervision
  • Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have basic knowledge of cleaning products
  • Must have basic knowledge of cleaning equipment
  • Must have six months or more of related experience
  • Must have basic hand tools to complete minor repairs
  • Must have valid driver’s license and driving record that meets RUPCO insurance underwriting standards
  • Must have reliable transportation to get between properties
  • Must have personal phone for communication with supervisor

Please submit notice of interest for this position to rkozlowski@rupco.org by Wednesday, September 6 at noon.