Maintenance & Events Staff Person

Job Type

Full Time




123 East 55th Street
New York
New York
United States


Our Vision:


Central Synagogue is guided and inspired by Jewish tradition and our core purpose is to transform lives.


Job Summary/Objective:


Maintains the buildings interiors/exteriors in a clean and orderly manner; performs a variety of custodial and building maintenance duties as directed. Sets up and breaks down events at the facilities as directed, and performs related work as required. This position is responsible for the safe and daily operations of the facilities.


Reports to


The Buildings Manager, Assistant Buildings Manager




Preparation Date:

March, 2017



Full Time, Schedule may Fluctuate, May be required to work Fridays and Saturdays for Services, Weekends, Holidays and High Holidays.

Non-Exempt and eligible for OT over 40 hours per week with the supervisor’s approval.


Job Summary/Objective:


Maintenance and Events Staff Person:


Sweeps, scrubs and mops floors; strips, waxes, buffs and seals floors; vacuums and cleans rugs; washes, dusts and polishes furniture, woodwork, pictures and shelves; empties and cleans waste receptacles; cleans walls, fountains, windows and restrooms; replenishes supplies; shovels snow and applies ice melters to walkways; turns out lights and locks doors and windows; reports necessary repairs; cleans and maintains equipment used in work; may perform a variety of building maintenance tasks including the moving of furniture and equipment, replacing lights and air filters, assembling furnishings, performing minor building repairs, painting and other similar duties. Sets up and breaks down events; moving materials; assists in the operation of the Nursery and Religious Schools; available for special events and High Holy Days. Promptly informs management of any injury, safety and/or security issues.


 Core Competencies:


  • The methods, materials and equipment used in events, janitorial and minor building maintenance.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Maintain a safe and hazard free work environment for the Staff, Students, Clergy, Congregation and fellow employees.
  • Report any suspicious/illegal activity to a supervisor and/or Security immediately.




To perform a variety of manual tasks; follow oral and written directions; plan and complete assigned duties on a regular schedule; maintain good working relationships with others. Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.


Report any suspicious/illegal activity to a supervisor and/or Security immediately.


We reserve the right to modify job duties and responsibilities at any time.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Please reference “Maintenance & Events Staff Person” in the subject line of your email. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.