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Full-time Cleaner

35 hours per week

12 months per year

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled; 


SUNY Ulster seeks a full-time Cleaner to perform routine cleaning of campus buildings. Hours will be from 6:00 am – 2pm, Monday through Friday. 


Typical Work Activities:

The typical work activities listed below, while providing representative examples of the variety of work assignments in the title, do not describe any individual position. Incumbents in this title may perform some or all of the following, as well as other related activities not described:

  • Dusts chairs, tables, desks, and other furniture;
  • Washes windows, walls, bathrooms, water closets, tubs and chalk boards;
  • Sweeps, mops, washes, strips, waxes and oils floors;
  • Gathers and disposes of refuse;
  • Fills bathroom dispensers;
  • Cleans and polishes furniture and metal furnishings;
  • May vacuum and shampoo rugs;
  • May direct traffic during special events;
  • May move furniture;
  • May clear snow and ice from walks, steps and pathways;
  • May, on occasion, secure buildings.

Minimum Qualifications: None.

Salary: $17.50/hour

Additional Information:

SUNY Ulster offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision, NYS Retirement Plan, SUNY Perks, tuition waivers, including dependent waivers.

In addition, CSEA covered members receive, on an annual basis: 10 vacation days, 12 sick days, 5 personal days, and 15 holidays including 4 floating holidays. CSEA covered members who are required to work on a Holiday will be compensated at the overtime rate for all hours worked and in addition, shall be given commensurate time off. 

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. SUNY Ulster reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for the position:

  • Cover Letter/ letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references

To apply for the position, please visit the following link to be directed to our Application page:

Cleaner job application

Please submit only materials requested. All documents included in your application file become the property of the College. Applicants who fail to submit all required materials will not be considered. Only email submissions will be considered.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in an academic department that puts students first. Please go to for additional campus community information.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Neither the smoking of tobacco (nor other substances) nor the use of electronic vaporizers is permitted on the campus grounds.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. 

Conditions of Employment

Employment with SUNY Ulster is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for the New York Department of Justice clearance. All positions are contingent upon adequate funding.





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