Building Maintenance Custodian

Full time – 35 hour work week

Job Posting date:   7/28/2021


The Building Maintenance Custodian, under general supervision by the Facilities Manager, 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.

Position Responsibilities: 

  1. Cleaning and dusting of floors, windows, carpets, counters, window/door frames, baseboards and walls
  2. Take out trash in all offices, conference rooms, break rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and common areas
  3. Maintain all entrances, hallways, stairs, elevators and common areas in assigned buildings
  4. 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. 
  5. Restock supplies in break rooms, kitchens and common areas
  6. Maintain cleanliness of custodial/maintenance closets at all properties
  7. Help to set up and break down for events or meetings
  8. Assist with apartment turnovers as needed
  9. May be expected to make minor repairs as part of daily routine (check/change lightbulbs, tighten screws, fix vacuum cleaner belts, replace dryer lint hoses, take down and clean light covers, plunge toilet, replace outlet plates, etc…)
  10. Painting, landscaping, snow shoveling and other small maintenance projects may be required from time to time
  11. Maintain compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as to follow all OSHA and RUPCO safety guidelines.
  12. 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 come to complete a repair if beyond area of expertise, as well as other duties. 
  13. Maintain a positive and professional relationship with tenants and staff
  14. 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 Ken Brown, kbrown@rupco.org 

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