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Full Time, Labor Class (Grade 2)

35 hours per week/12 months per year

$15.25 per hour; Excellent Benefits Package 

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 

SUNY Ulster seeks Cleaners to perform routine cleaning of campus buildings. Hours will be from 6:00 am – 2:00 pm, Monday to 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.

Application Process:

The position is open until filled. However, to ensure consideration, application materials should be received via email by June 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be reviewed. 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, email the required documents to: 

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. At the time of interview, you will be required to complete the County of Ulster Employment Application, which requires a valid social security number.

This position is contingent upon adequate funding. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met. Membership in the Civil Service Employee Association, Inc., Local 100, AFSCME, AFL-CIO is required and union fees are deducted. 

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. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in a 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. 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.


Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions: In accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the Department of Criminal Justice System or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authority based upon fingerprinting and a criminal history background check.








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