PSS Senior Center Custodian

Job Type

Full Time


Details: $15 per hour



Start Date


Application Deadline



950 Union Avenue
New York
United States


Make a difference in the lives of New York City’s older adults, their families and the community. For over 50 years PSS has performed vital and important work -- through its nine centers, two senior apartment buildings, caregiver support services, and affiliated programs, the agency touches the lives of over 1,000 people a day. As the Custodian of one of senior centers, you will be responsible for the general cleanliness of the facility, specifically the cleanliness of the floors and the general maintenance of the center’s offices, dining room, bathrooms, kitchen, storage and public areas. The Custodian’s role is vital in ensuring that the center is a physically welcoming and a safe place for all members and visitors.



·        Maintain the cleanliness of the center at all times including bathrooms, kitchen, offices and all common areas.

·        Sweep, mop, strip and wax the floors.

·        Supervise non-employee workers and volunteers assisting custodian

·        Move and replace furniture as needed.

·        Clean large and small appliances and equipment

·        Remove dust from ventilation ducts and change light bulbs.

·        Clean and wash fans.

·        Remove garbage daily and wash all garbage cans/containers including individual waste baskets

·        Clear entryway of snow or debris for safe access to center

·        Restock and keep custodial supplies and storage area in order

·        Notify Director of supplies needed

·        Communicate with supervisor and other staff in a timely fashion and meet all required deadlines

·        Perform minor repairs.

·        Communicate with supervisor and other staff in a timely fashion and meet all required deadlines

·        Submit required reports in a complete and timely fashion


Competitive Benefits Package

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement